Biologists study nesting and breeding habits to help save threatened spotted owls in Yosemite.

Wildlife Management

Wildlife sightings can be a memorable part of a Yosemite visit. Glimpsing a majestic owl soaring overhead or watching a black bear amble through a Valley meadow is an incredible, inspiring moment that reminds us of the importance of keeping wild creatures wild. With your support, the park can protect Yosemite’s rare and beautiful wildlife so future generations can experience the joy of seeing wild animals in their natural environment.

Cub-sized GPS collars will help a trio of orphaned black bear cubs stay safe as they are reintroduced to the wilds of Yosemite. Photo: Teddy Llovet.

Protecting orphaned black bear cubs in Yosemite

Biologists study nesting and breeding habits to help save threatened spotted owls in Yosemite. Photo: Jon Fellis.

Saving threatened California spotted owls

Biologists are saving California red-legged frogs, Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frogs and western pond turtles from the brink of extinction in Yosemite

Saving native frogs and turtles from the brink of extinction

Yosemite Conservancy is helping biologists reintroduce iconic Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep into the high country. Photo: Steve Yeager.

Reintroducing iconic animals into the high country