Yosemite's designated wilderness, which takes up more than 94 per cent of the park, is 1,101 square miles (1,772 square kilometres), and its entire land mass is the size of Rhode Island, according to National Park Service. Crankin' day 3 at …
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This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — A large wildfire in California is now burning inside …
The logging bill approved Thursday refines a measure introduced last September as the Yosemite Rim Fire Emergency Salvage Act, a response to a weeks-long fire that burned 257,314 acres in Mariposa and Tuolumne counties. The blaze …
For nearly two weeks, the nation has been transfixed by wildfire spreading through Yosemite National Park, threatening to pollute San Francisco’s water supply and destroy some of America’s most cherished landscapes. As terrible as the …
Some areas of the Stanislaus National Forest ravaged by the Rim Fire had not burned in 100 years. Most of the land that now resembles a moonscape burned on Aug. 21 and Aug. 22, when the fire jumped to canopies and was spreading the …
Firefighters are slowly making progress against a sprawling wildfire that is now 20% contained in and around California's Yosemite National Park. But the Rim Fire continues to spread and now encompasses more than 288 sq miles (746 …
The largest wildfire in the United States continued its destructive march through the Sierra Nevada on Tuesday, pushing further into Yosemite National Park and for the first time burning nearly to the edge of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, the …