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Mariposa Arts Council – Mariposa Theatre Alliance

Mariposa Arts Council – Mariposa Theatre Alliance | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
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Loves Labor Lost this weekend at the Mariposa Playhouse, and Arsenic and old Lace not month.

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Patagonia’s Philosopher-King

Patagonia’s Philosopher-King | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
How Yvon Chouinard turned his eco-conscious, anti-corporate ideals into the credo of a successful clothing company.
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Vernal Fall and Nevada Fall Trails - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Vernal Fall and Nevada Fall Trails - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park Service) | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
Vernal Fall and Nevada Fall Trails
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Really the only way to see waterfalls in late summer or early fall!  A cooler hike as well!

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Yosemite National Park in California adding 400 acres of meadow, forest

Yosemite National Park in California adding 400 acres of meadow, forest | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
Visitors to Yosemite National Park in California have more room to roam after announcement of a 400-acre expansion of the park -- its largest in nearly 70 years
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National Parks at 100: Outdoor Classrooms for Experiential Learning

National Parks at 100: Outdoor Classrooms for Experiential Learning | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
Our national parks offer educational opportunities to narrow the "experience gap," write Milton Chen and U.S. National Park Service director Jonathan B. Jarvis.
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I trapped lizards in Los Angeles because their DNA holds secrets

I trapped lizards in Los Angeles because their DNA holds secrets | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
How do lizards cross the road? Their DNA suggests they don't
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Tracking Kestrels One Feather At A Time

Tracking Kestrels One Feather At A Time | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
Researchers suspect that plucked DNA can provide answers to where climate-threatened American Kestrels are going.
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Photo Gallery: Backpacking the John Muir Wilderness

Photo Gallery: Backpacking the John Muir Wilderness | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
Photo gallery from a backpacking trip across the John Muir Wilderness in California's High Sierra.
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11 of America’s greatest national forests | Wilderness.org

11 of America’s greatest national forests | Wilderness.org | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
We talk a lot about national parks and wilderness areas, and with good reason. But never overlook our national forests.
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Jeremy Collins: Yosemite National Park, California

Jeremy Collins: Yosemite National Park, California | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
The climber, artist, filmmaker, and owner of Meridian Line describes falling in love with El Capitan.
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Patagonia’s Philosopher-King

Patagonia’s Philosopher-King | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
How Yvon Chouinard turned his eco-conscious, anti-corporate ideals into the credo of a successful clothing company.
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California man finds 18-ounce gold nugget

California man finds 18-ounce gold nugget | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
A California man struck gold, pulling a large 18-ounce gold nugget out of a local creek.
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That stuff is still around! This found nearby!
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Prospector finds steak-sized gold nugget worth $70,000

Prospector finds steak-sized gold nugget worth $70,000 | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
Prospector, Oscar Espinoza, found a rare golden nugget that could be worth more than $70,000. The nugget, which was found in Jamestown, California, weighs about 18 ounces.
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George Hicks Fancher Monument

George Hicks Fancher Monument | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
Discover George Hicks Fancher Monument in Merced, California: The huge granite obelisk that towers over a small California town.
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The odd large obelisk off of Highway 140 as you drive up has a story

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After a Hundred Years of the Park Service, What’s Next? - The New Yorker

After a Hundred Years of the Park Service, What’s Next? - The New Yorker | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
Michelle Nijhuis examines the role that ecological science has played in the management of the National Park Service since its creation in 1916.
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100 | National Park Service

They're yours you know? The National Park Service is 100 years old on August 25, 2016. This video will take you from 0-100. Credit/Author: National Par
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U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California river

U.S. aims to restore water, return fish to diverted California river | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
California's San Joaquin River flows out of the mountains above Yosemite, clear and bubbling until it abruptly stops just north of Fresno, its water diverted to irrigate farms.
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High in their treetop nests, this biologist discovered the truth about eagles

High in their treetop nests, this biologist discovered the truth about eagles | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
Craig Koppie has studied the birds for decades and is still amazed at their gentleness.
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Warning: The Beauty Of These Photographs May Be Overwhelming!

Warning: The Beauty Of These Photographs May Be Overwhelming! | Authentic Yosemite | Scoop.it
Find more photo inspiration at ViewBug
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