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Yosemite Conservancy to Fund Wetlands Restoration and Improved Visitor Access at Spectacular High Country Lake in Yosemite National Park Yosemite National Park, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 The first phase of a major makeover at Tenaya Lake, one of Yosemite National Parkâ€™s most popular summer destinations, will restore wetlands and improve beach access with funding by Yosemite Conservancy. â€œTenaya Lake is a jewel of the parkâ€™s high country,â€ said Mike Tollefson,...
By Suzanne Bohan Tenaya Lake, which spreads serenely under towering granite domes in Yosemite National Park's high country, heads into a new chapter of its ancient history.
Yosemite National Park is located in eastern California in the United States in the central area of Sierra Nevada, extending to the western slopes of the range. The park holds 761,268 acres of protected land. The area became very popular after Thomas Ayres, the artist who was responsible for much of the publicity of the area, and an entrepreneur named James Mason Hutchings visited in 1855. Early tourists that visited Yosemite before it was a national park could enjoy passing over the Wawona...
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