Journal archives for August 2018

August 03, 2018

How is a changing climate affecting California's way of life?

Lake Tahoe area, Yosemite National Park see warmer overnight temperatures

https://www.kcra.com/article/how-is-a-changing-climate-affecting-californias-way-of-life/22554642

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August 10, 2018

California wildfires along with climate change destroying lichen, a critical forest resource.

California’s increasingly severe wildfires could be permanently destroying vast amounts of lichens — fuzzy, leaflike organisms that grow on trees and rocks.

https://www.rgj.com/story/life/outdoors/2018/08/09/california-fires-destroying-lichen-critical-forest-resource/952550002/

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Unearthing the facts on Yosemite’s visitors, bears and wildfires.

A new podcast from Capital Public Radio, "YosemiteLand", takes a look at the challenges affecting the park today, from wildfires to worsening traffic to Corporate America’s influence on the park’s identity.

https://www.politifact.com/california/article/2018/aug/09/unearthing-facts-yosemites-visitors-bears-and-wild/

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August 16, 2018

California Today: Yosemite National Park Reopens to Visitors.

But the reopening was most likely a disappointment for some of the park’s longstanding residents — namely the bears, gray foxes, coyotes, deer and bobcats that had taken advantage of the park’s closing to ramble more freely across the valley floor.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/us/california-today-yosemite-reopens-fire.html

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