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Stories related to: Yosemite National Park

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Fewer Wildfires In 2016 On National Forest Lands In California

August 8, 2016 | Ed Joyce

It has been a busy fire season across California. But there are fewer fires in the state’s 18 U.S. national forests so far this year, compared to 2015.

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Audio Tour Describes Biggest Wildfire In Sierra Nevada

June 27, 2016 | Amy Quinton

If you want to learn more about the largest wildfire ever in the Sierra Nevada, the 2013 Rim Fire, the Stanislaus National Forest is providing an audio tour for your drive.

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First Family At Yosemite

June 20, 2016

The First Family spent part of Father’s Day Weekend in Yosemite Park and so did Insight's Senior Producer Jen Picard and her family. She’ll share her family’s story and what the weekend was like.

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Obama, First President To Visit Yosemite Since JFK

June 16, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

President Barack Obama and the First Family are headed to Yosemite this weekend to celebrate the 100th anniversary of America’s national park system. People who live in the town of Atwater, where Obama will land, lined up Friday to catch a glimpse.

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Threatened Species Returns To National Parks In California

May 31, 2016 | Amy Quinton

The federally threatened California red-legged frog and the Western pond turtle will be reintroduced to Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, and Lake Tahoe National Forest.

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Yosemite Sign Stolen On Eve Of Name Change

February 29, 2016

(AP) - A historic sign welcoming visitors to Yosemite National Park's Ahwahnee Hotel has been stolen on the eve of significant name changes to the park's most iconic attraction.

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Yosemite Names Dispute Leads To Calif. Legislation

February 22, 2016 | Ben Bradford

An acrimonious split between National Park Service and the company that provides concessions at Yosemite is leading to name changes at some of the park’s most famous venues, and to California legislation in response.

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