Death at Yosemite: The Story Behind Last Summer's Hantavirus Outbreak
On December 10, Yosemite National Park began demolishing 91 tent cabins in ... infectious diseases have been a huge threat.” “Think of a charging bear or a roaring river,” he says. “Those are big physical threats that can kill us or our children.
Hairy Problem Arises as Bear Population Grows
"They want to consume as many calories ... to kill a bear that has essentially been lured in with easily accessible food," she said. Besides, there are ways of re-instilling fear of people in habituated bears, said Yosemite National Park Ranger Deb Schweizer.
Cougar shortage harms wild lands
"We've lost many ... have studied the effect of a lack of predators at Banff National Park in Canada, Isle Royale in Michigan, and the Kaibab Plateau in Arizona and reported similar results. In 2006, Beschta and Ripple then turned their attention to ...
At Yosemite, 18 Reminders of Dangers of the Outdoors
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — With 750,000 acres, hundreds of miles of trails and an unknown number of bears, Yosemite National Park has long been ... that many of the deaths are from more commonplace causes, like car accidents, heart attacks and ...
Extreme Weather: Hurricanes, tornadoes, storms & more - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather
A badly burned black bear cub that hobbled up the right driveway has been rescued and ... The Associated Press reported erroneously that the type of aircraft assisting firefighters battling a wildfire outside Yosemite National Park. They were fixed-wing ...