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14
Aug

Fire and California Vegetation

Fire in California’s Ecosystems, Second Edition, Revised, edited by Jan W. van Wagtendonk, Neil G. Sugihara, Scott L. Stephens, Andrea E. Thode, Kevin E. Shaffer, and Jo Ann Fites-Kaufman, describes fire in detail—both as an integral natural process in …

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20
Sep

Frederick Law Olmsted and Yosemite Valley

Excerpted from The Mountains That Remade America: How Sierra Nevada Geology Impacts Modern Life by Craig H. Jones In June of 1864, with the Civil War raging and re-election uncertain, President Abraham Lincoln signed a …

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30
Jun

A Yosemite National Park Reading List

On this day in 1864 President Lincoln signed a law leading to the protection of what we know today as Yosemite National Park. Dive deeper into the history of this iconic landscape …

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