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As the impact of the government shutdown continues to be felt, Yosemite Conservancy remains committed to supporting Yosemite National Park.

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Press Room

Press Room

Our press room contains information about Conservancy and our role in preserving and protecting Yosemite National Park and enhancing the visitor experience. 

Press Releases

October 23, 2018

Yosemite Conservancy Purchases 356 Acres in Yosemite West Bordering Yosemite National Park

September 21, 2018

Rare Collection of Ansel Adams Photography Donated to the Yosemite Museum in Yosemite National Park

June 14, 2018

Yosemite National Park and Yosemite Conservancy Celebrate the Reopening of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias After the Largest Restoration Project in Park History

Featured Press Coverage

October 26, 2018
The Union Democrat

Nonprofit conservancy spends $1.75M to buy 356 acres in Yosemite West

September 28, 2018
San Francisco Chronicle

Collection of Ansel Adams photographs given to the Yosemite Museum

July 18, 2018
Capital Public Radio

Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove Shows How The Park Balances Tourism And Sustainability

June 18, 2018
The Washington Post

After nearly three long years, Yosemite National Park reopens Mariposa Grove


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These high-resolution and web-version photos are for download and publication by journalists to complement stories. The images show Yosemite Conservancy project grants and in-park programs. Captions and credits are provided for each photo. Please ensure that credit is given to photographers as indicated.

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