Updated: Peregrine Closure 4/26/17

Updated: Peregrine Closure 4/26/17

Closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection April 26, 2017 The peregrine falcon is a fully protected species in California and a special status species in Yosemite due to its sensitivity to disturbance during the nesting season. To protect this species, the superintendent of Yosemite National Park is designating peregrine nesting cliffs as areas closed to visitor […]

2017 Peregrine Closures – 03/01/2017

2017 Peregrine Closures – 03/01/2017

Area Protection – Peregrine Nesting March 1, 2017 The peregrine falcon is a fully protected species in California and a special status species in Yosemite due to its sensitivity to disturbance during the nesting season. To protect this species, the superintendent of Yosemite National Park is designating peregrine nesting cliffs as areas closed to visitor […]

2017 Yosemite Climber Steward Announcement

2017 Yosemite Climber Steward Announcement

Volunteer Position Description for Yosemite Climber Steward Climber Stewards are volunteers who work with Yosemite Climbing Management (YCM) under the auspices of the NPS Volunteers in the Parks program.  They help supplement the small number of climbing rangers to patrol climbing areas throughout the park and serve as a critical link between the NPS and […]

Peregrine Closure Update: 8/01/16

Peregrine Closure Update: 8/01/16

Area Protection – Peregrine Nesting Areas August 1st, 2016 As of August 1st, 2016, all Peregrine closures within Yosemite National park have been lifted.   Thanks for giving space to these amazing falcons. Yosemite Climbing Management