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2014-04-01 23:01:57

On any given day tens of thousands of tourists flock to Yosemite to admire superlative views of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. Naturalist Journeys, a top birding and wildlife tour company, offers guided tours with expert naturalists on a week-long excursion, September 26 – October 3, that takes visitor experience to a whole new level. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Company owner Peg Abbott says, “Yosemite is a perfect environment to search out birds classic to the...

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2014-03-03 10:56:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People living or vacationing in rural parts of the northern US and Canada know not to leave food waste lying around at night or else they may receive an unwanted visitor in the form of a scavenging black bear. A new study on black bears living in Yosemite National Park, which was published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, has found that the diets of these scavengers have changed over the past two decades as bear-related...

2013-05-09 23:02:42

Chino Hills mother who contracted hantavirus in Yosemite Valley seeks compensation for her injuries from the Delaware North Company, the management firm responsible for maintaining the park's hospitality services. Court documents filed by her personal injury attorneys with Mariposa Superior Court allege that the company was previously warned of dangerous conditions that could lead to an outbreak, but did nothing to prevent it. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 According to court...

2012-11-28 08:26:44

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning mobile app developer Red Hill Studios announces the release of Be There: Yosemite, the second in a series of innovative 'mobile virtual reality' apps that let you explore famous locations as if you were standing right there - viewing the scene. With Red Hill's proprietary Panopticon(TM) technology, this revolutionary app reads the gyroscopes on the iPad/iPhone and updates the view in perfect sync with your movements. Immersive...

Yosemite Workers Could Yield Clues Into 2012 Deadly Hantavirus Outbreak
2012-10-17 13:40:06

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As many as 2,500 Yosemite National Park employees will be interviewed and have their blood drawn as health experts continue to search for clues as to what caused this summer´s deadly hantavirus outbreak. The Yosemite hantavirus outbreak, the biggest to strike the US in nearly two decades, has taken the lives of three people and has infected at least six others who have visited the park since early this summer. The initial...

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2012-08-28 09:25:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hantavirus, a deadly virus that can be contracted from rodents--through their bites, saliva, urine or contact with feces--has claimed its second victim at Yosemite National Park earlier this summer, prompting park officials to warn past visitors to be on the lookout for flu-like symptoms. The second victim contracted Hantavirus while visiting the park in June, park spokesman Scott Gediman said in a statement on Monday. The victim...

2012-05-14 06:22:15

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The majesty of Yosemite Falls, North America's highest waterfall, can now be viewed on Yosemite Conservancy's website thanks to a new webcam. The nonprofit organization is connecting people to Yosemite National Park using webcams and a variety of technologies. Working in partnership with the National Park Service and Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, the Yosemite Falls webcam is the fourth...

2012-05-03 02:28:40

FISH CAMP, Calif., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thundering waterfalls, dazzling wildflowers, waxing daylight - prime time has arrived at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite. Discovering your High Sierra happy place just got a lot easier. Spring and summer means more time to get outside and play, and Tenaya Lodge is the best base camp for exploring Yosemite National Park and the High Sierra region. There's an experience for every interest, from mountain biking and rock climbing to sightseeing, spa...

2010-09-13 17:30:00

SAN DIEGO AND YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), has provided 10 of its pedal-assist hybrid electric bicycles, the eneloop bike, to Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc. (DNC), the organization that operates hotels, restaurants and activities in Yosemite National Park located in east central California. SANYO, a world leader in environmental green technology, has introduced DNC associates to a new way...

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2009-09-18 12:15:00

A California-based travel Web site has picked Yosemite National Park's Glacier Point as the No. 1 place for nighttime star gazing. VirtualTourist.com chose the California park's viewpoint, on the south wall of Yosemite Valley, as the best spot on the list of the Five Best Places to Count the Stars at Night for a view that VirtualTourist member Paulvir described as like someone had spilled a cup of milk in the sky. The Yesnaby area of Scotland's Orkney island was given second-place honors on...


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Yosemite National Park
2013-04-17 14:20:47

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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