The Yosemite Conservancy blog. An insider's look at what's happening in the park — and how our donors are making a difference.

Field Notes

The Yosemite Conservancy blog.
An insider's look at what's happening in the park — and how our donors are making a difference.

Yosemite Conservancy Field Notes

The view from the Glacier Point Trailside Museum, or Geology Hut, which the Yosemite Museum Association helped build in the mid-1920s. Photo courtesy of the Udall Foundation, taken by Cyanne F., a middle-school participant in the Yosemite Conservancy-supported Parks in Focus program.

Looking back at 95 years of partnership with Yosemite, made possible by the generosity of generations of people who care about the park.

Smoke from the Ferguson Fire obscured views of Yosemite Valley throughout the second half of July 2018. Photo: NPS

A monthly recap of what we saw, heard and did in Yosemite. Here's what happened in July...

A meadow in Yosemite. Photo: Vanessa G.

See what inspires Yosemite fans to "Leave No Trace" in the park. We bet you'll end up feeling even more motivated to minimize your impact!

Yosemite's wilderness restoration crews search for campsites located too close to water, like this one near Lake Vernon. Photo: Courtesy of NPS

Every year, restoration crews head into the Yosemite Wilderness to search for and restore impacted areas. Read on to learn what goes into their work — and how you can help shorten their to-do lists!