By Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park: Not just a great Valley... but a shrine to human foresight, strength of granite, power of glaciers, the persistence of life, and the tranquility of the High Sierra. Yosemite National Park, one of the first wilderness parks in the United States, is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area, and much more.
|1||VideoOlmsted Point Plowing||Every spring, both visitors and locals look forward to the opening of the Tioga Road, a high-elevation pass that crosses Yosemite National Park. Get a glimpse of what it takes to clear snow and ice from a section of the highway known for dangerous avalanches.||25 9 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoSu Parque Nacional||Bienvenidos a Yosemite! A special welcome video for the Hispanic community living within a day's drive of Yosemite.||25 9 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoBest Intentions||Who would have thought that giant sequoia groves need to be burned in order to be saved? Learn how early park managers discovered the importance of fire the hard way, and see how today's managers carefully manage fire in Yosemite.||25 9 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoBear Video||Yosemite's bears are adept at finding your food! This short, subtitled (no audio) video provides an overview of how you can protect bears while visiting Yosemite.||25 9 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoFloods of 1996 and 1997||Floods in Yosemite Valley aren't uncommon during spring runoff, when the Merced River swells with melted snow and overflows into meadows. The largest, least common floods occur during winter--most recently in January 1997. See what Yosemite Valley looked like during the floods of May 1996 and January 1997.||25 9 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoRestoring a Meadow||Local American Indians, park fire managers, and blackberry weeders team up to save a meadow in danger of losing its unique native plants.||25 9 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoDream Jobs||Is working for Yosemite your dream job? Watch this movie for information about the variety of National Park Service jobs in Yosemite.||14 5 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoExperience Your Yosemite||Watch this new, 15-minute video for an orientation to visiting Yosemite National Park.||7 5 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoSaving Yosemite's Frogs||Can we save the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog from extinction? Human introduced non-native species (fish and fungus) have been causing the frog to go from the most abundant amphibian in the Sierra Nevada to critically endangered. However, habitat restoration efforts in Yosemite are showing promising signs for the frog's recovery and long-term survival. Watch this new video to learn more about their fascinating story of decline and revival.||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoChinese History||Did you know that early Chinese immigrants played an important role in shaping the Yosemite that we know today? Join Park Ranger Yenyen Chan on an exploration of this impressive and surprising history.||Free||View In iTunes|