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  1. Global illnesses focus of academy's Brilliant ! Science festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Examiner.com

    ... by contact with humans like crows and house finches. An outbreak of Hanta virus a few years ago in Yosemite National Park is a case in point. Hikers staying in tent cabins were exposed by mice that thrived in the camp environment, according to ...

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  2. Fees waived on Public Lands DayRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Union Democrat

    People looking for something to do outdoors while contributing to a good cause will have a couple different opportunities to choose from this weekend. The National Park Service and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will waive entrance fees at Yosemite National Park and New Melones Reservoir this Saturday in celebration of the 21st annual National Public Lands Day.

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  3. The Unexpected Natural Resource Scientists Say California Has Too Much OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | TheBlaze.com

    ... fires burn, Stephens said, would lead to an increase in ground water. He cited research in areas of Yosemite National Park that have undergone restoration and have seen more water as a result. "We've also seen about a 20 percent increase in water ...

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  4. Wildfires Create Opportunity for More Water in CA: ProfessorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... right, California might see the kind of results that restoration projects have already produced at Yosemite National Park. "We've also seen about a 20 percent increase in water yield from these acres with the same amount of water input," he said. ...

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  5. Harrowing Rescue On Yosemite's Half Dome Caught On CameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | CBS Local

    As the stubborn Meadow fire continues to smolder in Yosemite National Park, new photos showing the harrowing helicopter rescue of some 75 hikers from atop Half Dome are emerging. The 4700-acre fire is contained to an area behind Half Dome, but still sending smoke throughout the park, and forcing the closure of the following features among others : The Mist, Panorama and Half Dome Trails and all climbing routes on Half Dome.

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  6. Volunteer Your Sweat To Clean Up Yosemite National ParkRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | National Parks Traveler

    It's that time of year. Yep, time to volunteer your time and sweat to help clean up Yosemite National Park .

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  7. Time-lapse video of Meadow Fire in YosemiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Earth & Sky

    The Meadow fire in Yosemite National Park is still burning, but nearly 100 percent contained now. This video by QT Luong shows the beauty and terror of wildfire.

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  8. Yosemite area sees busy tourist season despite firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Despite the numerous fires that have burned thousands of acres in and outside Yosemite National Park this summer, tourism and most businesses in the area saw a relatively “normal” season. Scott Gediman, Yosemite National Park ranger and spokesman, said although fires are a big concern during summer, especially going into three years of drought, he did not see a significant decrease in traffic at Yosemite.

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  9. 7 Places You Need To Visit This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Switched

    ... point for a festive San Francisco weekend, or enjoy fall hiking, trout fishing and meteor showers in Yosemite National Park . This city calls itself " Washington State's Bavarian Village ," and it's one of the best places to celebrate Oktoberfest ...

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  10. Yosemite, You RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Sierra

    October 1 is Yosemite National Park's 124th anniversary. World-renowned for its towering granite monoliths like Half Dome and El Capitan, its waterfalls -- including Yosemite Falls, North America's highest -- and the unique grandeur of Yosemite Valley, the park's establishment in was arguably the most notable conservation achievement in the career of Sierra Club founder John Muir, pictured above with President Theadore Roosevelt at Glacier Point.

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  11. California Statewide Fire Summary: King Fire 10 Percent ContainedRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | Rocklin and Roseville Today

    Overnight firefighters contained the June Fire, which had been burning in Mono County since last Tuesday. Full containment is expected this weekend for the Courtney Fire in Madera County and the Meadow Fire in Yosemite National Park.

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  12. Art & Soul: SCAD art professor explores the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | SavannahNow

    On a sunny day in April, artist Jeff Markowsky drove into Yosemite National Park in California, eager to explore this natural wonderland. One of the first things that caught his eye was a stretch of rapids in the Merced River, where water surged over massive boulders.

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  13. Burning money: Cost of fighting wildfires robs funds to prevent themRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    News from California this week made it seem as if half the drought-stricken state was ablaze with wind-whipped wildfires, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate, wrecking some vacation plans for Yosemite National Park, and torching hundreds of structures - including 143 homes in the small town of Weed. All of that is happening and continues to happen as firefighters battle what fire officials say are 23 active wildfires around the state - 17 of those described as "uncontained large fires."

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  14. Volunteer and get free admission to public landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | RecordNET

    Yosemite National Park will not charge admission on that day, although other fees are still in place. New Hogan Lake will also waive fees for its day-use recreational areas.

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  15. Dramatic Time-Lapse Video Captures Meadow Fire At Yosemite National ParkRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | National Parks Traveler

    In the past, several wildfires have burned at the periphery of Yosemite National Park , however, when the Meadow Fire flared up on Sept 7, 2014, it was the first time in memory that a major wildfire occured in the scenic heart of Yosemite, next to Half-Dome. Capturing the fire as a time-lapse introduced a new dimension to those already most iconic fire images.

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  16. 09/18/2014 2:34 pm PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | My Mother Lode

    ... $10 million dollars. Firefighters continue to make progress on the Courtney Fire in Oakhurst south of Yosemite National Park. The fire is now 70% contained and remains at 320 acres. All evacuation orders were lifted last night. 30 homes have been ...

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  17. Local review of 5774: From 'Fiddler' to chickens to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... The Jewish year began last fall with nervous times for Camp Tawonga, as the devastating Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park threatened the popular Jewish summer camp. While Tawonga avoided significant damage, the fire devastated thousands of ...

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  18. Wildfire burns homes, 2 churches, in Northern California townRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | FOX23

    ... s, were destroyed. Some homes were burned to the ground, with only chimneys left standing. Fires near Yosemite National Park in central California and another east of Sacramento also led hundreds of people to evacuate their homes.

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  19. Changes in human behavior limit Yosemite's bear havocRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Star Tribune

    A black bear crossed a road in Yosemite National Park. The park has worked to keep bears and human visitors safely apart.

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  20. Wildfire Burns Homes, 2 Churches, in Weed, CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KTVN Reno

    ... and Presbyterian churches also burned. Parts of the town's wood-products mill caught fire. Fires near Yosemite National Park in central California and another east of Sacramento also led hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. (AP)

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