Yosemite Association

Yosemite Association (YA)

Address:5020 El Portal Rd
PO Box 230
El Portal, CA 95318

Web: www.yosemite.org
Established: 1921. Description:Supports Yosemite National Park through visitor services, publications, and membership activities. Provides financial support to the National Park Service. Publishes literature, brochures, and maps about the park and offers outdoor courses and trips. (See separate entry on Yosemite National Park in national parks chapter.) Members: 7,000. Dues: $35/year.
Publications: Yosemite (quarterly); free to members. Yosemite Meditations; free to members and $9.95 for nonmembers.

See other parks in California.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
See Janice Driesbach, Direct from Nature: The Oil Sketches of Thomas Hill (Yosemite National Park, CA: Yosemite Association, 1997), and Brother Cornelius, Keith: Old Master of California (New York: Putnam, 1942-56).
Earlier editions were published in 1981 and 1993; all additions are published in conjunction with they Yosemite Association.
Karen, our leader--this is a Yosemite Association hike, so we have a leader--has given us introductory tips, the main one being "Don't step on your own snowshoes or you will fall on your face." The morning is bright but cold, "28 degrees," Karen reads from her thermometer.
The publisher's scenic calendars support such groups as Eastern National, the Yosemite Association and Save Our Forests, and animal calendars benefit the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Farnsworth, a former teacher and avid hiker, has studied with several Native American tribes, including the Cahuilla of Palm Desert and the Miwok with the Yosemite Association. The use of and reference to Native American legends, spirituality, and methods is not unique or new to the educated edible plant enthusiast.
By Gene Rose (Yosemite National Park, CA: Yosemite Association, 2006, 224 pp., $24.95 cloth)
* Yosemite Association, Yosemite National Park, California.
Yosemite Association, Yosemite National Park, 2001; $125; (209) 379-2648 or www.yosemitestore.com.
There are also Yosemite Association Field Seminars, from snow-shoe treks to photography classes, all priced under $400, including up to two nights' lodging.
Yosemite Association offers a map ($10) and a 500-piece puzzle ($12.95).
Stoneman Meadow was the first restoration project funded by the Yosemite Association, the organization from which The Yosemite Fund spun off in 1988.
The Yosemite Association, the first volunteer group linked to a national park and the oldest nonprofit organization designed to aid Yosemite, is still going strong after 70 years.