Did you know that nearly 95% of Yosemite National Park is designated as Wilderness, with a capital "W"? Park staff and volunteers work hard to restore and protect that undeveloped landscape — and by minimizing your impact when hiking and camping, you can help!
After finishing up her senior year at UC Merced, Lora Spielman took a big leap outside her usual day-to-day: She jumped into an internship in Yosemite National Park, teaching children's classes at the Art Center.
How do you study an animal that makes its home high above the ground? With patience, binoculars, and keen ears! See how research crews use a variety of clues to study California spotted owls in Yosemite National Park.