Update: Missing Hikers in Yosemite are Located

Update: Missing Hikers in Yosemite are Located

A search continued this morning for two Fullerton firefighters who were missing in Yosemite National Park. Firefighter and paramedic Dave Brown (33 years old) and Capt. Javier Avelar (43 years old) have been located. The pair, experienced hikers, had filed an itinerary with the National Parks Service before they departed. Authorities began searching for them when they […]

Yosemite National Park to Host Annual Facelift Event in Honor of National Public Lands Day

Yosemite National Park to Host Annual Facelift Event in Honor of National Public Lands Day

Extensive Yosemite National Park Clean-Up Event to Occur September 21 – 25, 2016 Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association invite the public to participate in the Yosemite Facelift, an annual event held to clean up trash and debris from around the park after the busy summer season. Volunteers will be working throughout Yosemite […]

Melting glaciers, shifting biomes and dying trees in our national parks – yet we can take action on climate change

Melting glaciers, shifting biomes and dying trees in our national parks – yet we can take action on climate change

Trees are dying across Yosemite and Yellowstone national parks. Glaciers are melting in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska. Corals are bleaching in Virgin Islands National Park. Published field research conducted in U.S. national parks has detected these changes and shown that human climate change – carbon pollution from our power plants, cars […]