Yosemite celebrates 96th anniversary

Yosemite National Park will celebrate the 96th birthday of the National Park Service (NPS) by holding a series of activities focused on “What NPS Rangers do” on Saturday, Aug. 25.

The activities will be held at the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will include presentations on search and rescue, fire management, education, resource management and science, and the University of California at Merced Ranger Program.
Additionally, a youth-oriented service project will be led from the visitor center.

At 8 p.m., an evening program on the history of the NPS will be held at the LeConte Memorial Lodge.

To see what is being done for the anniversary in California, visit www.nps.gov/CA.