Magazine Archive

Magazine Archive

Read archived magazine issues and extended articles by park experts and insiders.

Yosemite Conservancy magazine gives you a unique insider’s view on park happenings, including project updates, new Yosemite Outdoor Adventure programs, special events and project plans.

Donors who annually contribute $25 or more receive Yosemite Conservancy magazine in the mail twice a year.

Give to Yosemite Conservancy to receive the next issue.

 

Spring.Summer Issue 2017

Exploring the Vertical Wild

Inside:

What it Takes to Climb a Legendary Peak
Restoring Yosemite's Trails
Expert Insights on Climbing Stewardship
Q&A with the Preventive Search and Rescue Supervisor

 

 

 

Autumn Winter 2016 Yosemite Conservancy MagazineAutumn.Winter Issue 2016

Protecting Yosemite's Wildlife

Inside:

Tracking Black Bears in the Park
Songbird Science in Yosemite
Expert Insights on Sierra Nevada Red Foxes
Q&A with a Biologist about Yosemite's Owls

 

 


Spring Summer 2016 Yosemite Conservancy MagazineSpring.Summer Issue 2016

Keeping Yosemite "Wild"

Inside:

Preserving Yosemite's Wilderness
A Guide to Leave No Trace
Expert Insights on Preserving Ackerson Meadow
Q&A with a Yosemite Botanist

 

 

Autumn.Winter Issue 2015

Youth Explore Yosemite's "Classroom"

Inside:

Transforming Young Lives, Transforming Yosemite
A Day in the Life with World-Class Trail Crews
Expert Insights on Reintroducing Bighorn Sheep to Yosemite
Presenting Favorite Yosemite Vistas

Extended Article: Q&A with National Park Service Rangers Moses Chun and Alejandra Guzman

 

Spring.Summer Issue 2015

Celebrating 125 Years with Yosemite National Park

Inside: 

Scientists Research Fire in Yosemite
Expert Insights Review 125 Years of Change
Yosemite Goes Global

Extended Article: Q&A with Yosemite Museum's Chief Curator, Barbara Beroza

 

 

Yosemite Conservancy Magazine Autumn Winter 2014

Autumn.Winter Issue 2014
Restoring the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

Inside:
Protecting Ancient Giants
A Close-Up Look at Life Among the Sequoias
Expert Insights on Hydrology in Mariposa Grove
Q&A with a Giant Sequoia Insider

 

 

 

Yosemite Conservancy Spring Summer 2014 magazine

Spring.Summer Issue 2014

Commemorating 15o Years of Preservation

Inside:
An Enduring Legacy of Preservation
Expert Insight from Ken Burns & Dayton Duncan
Restoration at Tenaya Lake's Sunrise Trail
Q&A with Yosemite's Iconic Stage Coach Driver

 

 

 

Yosemite Conservancy Autumn Winter 2013 magazine

Autumn.Winter Issue 2013
Ensuring the Future of Yosemite's Trees

Inside:
Habitat Restoration Protects Yosemite's Iconic Trees
Youth Crews Preserve Trails and Wilderness
Expert Insights into the Next Generation of Giant Sequoias
Q&A with a Yosemite Trails Insider

 

 

 

Yosemite Conservancy Spring Summer 2013 magazine

 

Spring.Summer 2013
Preserving Yosemite's Cultural Past

Inside:
The Legacy of Yosemite's Traditional Basket-Weavers
Youth Build a Bridge to the Future

Extended Articles:
Expert Insights into the Untold Story of the Buffalo Soldiers
Q&A with Yosemite Cultural Legend Julia Parker

 

Yosemite Conservancy Autumn Winter 2012 magazine

 

Autumn.Winter Issue 2012
Protecting Yosemite's Diverse Habitats

Inside:
Renewed Efforts in the Fight Against Invasive Plants
Restoring Upper Cathedral Meadow
Youth Learn About Nature Through Photography

Extended Article: Expert Insights into the Yosemite Toad

 

 

Yosemite Conservancy Spring Summer 2012 magazine

 

Spring.Summer 2012
Inspiring the Next Generation of Park Stewards

Inside: Outdoor Adventures with a Conservancy Naturalist

Extended Articles:
Youth Share Their Inspirational Stories
Expert Insights on Protecting Yosemite’s Bears
Q&A with National Park Service Rangers Jesse Chakrin & Shauna Potocky

 

 

Yosemite Conservancy Autumn Winter 2011 magazine


Autumn.Winter 2011

Majestic Wonders Beyond the Valley

Inside:
Campaign for Yosemite's Trails Update
Wawona Fountains Rehabilitated
Q&A With Ostrander Hut Keeper

Extended Article: Restoration Efforts at Tenaya Lake

 

 

Yosemite Conservancy Spring Summer 2011 magazine


Spring.Summer 2011
Paradise Awaits Visitors to the High Country

Inside:
Youth Connect With Nature This Summer
Yosemite Wildlife

Extended Articles:
Sky Islands & High Elevation Plants
Peregrine Falcon Study by Sarah Stock
Q&A with Park Ranger Margaret Eissler

 

Yosemite Conservancy Autumn Winter 2010 magazine


Autumn.Winter 2010

Inside:
One Day to Discover Yosemite
Youth Programs Forge Future Stewards
Meet the Programs

Extended Articles:
Expert Insights on Yosemite Songbirds
Q&A with Superintendent Don Neubacher