Yosemite National Park's Merced River Plan Tries To Balance Recreation And Preservation

Repanshek, Kurt
January 2013
National Parks Traveler;1/28/2013, p1
The article offers information on Yosemite National Park located in California that makes an effort to create balance between recreation and park conservation. It informs that Yosemite officials released a draft management plan intended to provide protection to the Merced River that was designated as a "recreational" river through the Yosemite Valley. It informs that meets both the public's desires and protects the Merced River, the Yosemite planning staff hired engineers to monitor traffic flows and studied how the engineers might relocate development around the valley floor to bolster both recreation and environmental protection.


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