Photo: John Rusk, Half Dome from Glacier Point
Links related to Yosemite National Park presented in a somewhat random fashion:
Trump team reassigns Yosemite National Park superintendent; timing raises questions
Saturday in Yosemite: Obama says U.S. needs to preserve national parks for future generations
A Week in Yosemite: Is popularity park’s biggest threat?
Yosemite at 150: Library of Congress
The trees have ears to eavesdrop in Yosemite – Washington Post
Scale Yosemite’s 3,000 foot cliffs with Google Maps
- What would locals like visitors to know about Yosemite and nearby communities?
- What is a Certified-B Corporation?
At Yosemite, new names, new numbers and a missing sign – Los Angeles Times
Editorial: The full cost of the Yosemite shakedown – Fresno Bee
Delaware North’s Yosemite shakedown must come at a cost – Sacramento Bee
Hardball at Yosemite National Park
Lawsuit Sparks Yosemite Park Name Changes
Yosemite National Park Begins New Concession Contract on March 1, 2016
Headlines: Drones in Yosemite
The Yosemite Drone Footage the Park Service Doesn’t Want You to See
The Drones Invade Yosemite – New Yorker
The 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act
List of events for Yosemite 150th anniversary
John Muir and the Glacial Theory
How a giant tree’s death sparked the conservation movement 160 years ago
A full view of Half Dome
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Giant Sequoias can grow to be 300 feet high, 35 feet in diameter and 100 feet in circumference. One of the grove’s largest trees, the Grizzly Giant, is 209 feet tall and an estimated 1,800 years old. The grove is also home to more than 70 wildlife species, including rare wildlife such as pallid bats, Pacific fishers, and spotted owls.