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#117: The Unsung Protectors of Yosemite National Park

March 13, 2023 Sherman Tylawsky
#117: The Unsung Protectors of Yosemite National Park
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#117: The Unsung Protectors of Yosemite National Park
Mar 13, 2023
Sherman Tylawsky

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With millions of visitors every year, Yosemite National Park in California is one of the natural wonders in the U.S. But what many might not know is the work that President Abraham Lincoln and one U.S. Senator did to protect this park from destruction and exploitation. Learn how Senator John Conness helped spearhead one of the earliest examples of natural conservation and why Yosemite remains an iconic place to visit today.

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With millions of visitors every year, Yosemite National Park in California is one of the natural wonders in the U.S. But what many might not know is the work that President Abraham Lincoln and one U.S. Senator did to protect this park from destruction and exploitation. Learn how Senator John Conness helped spearhead one of the earliest examples of natural conservation and why Yosemite remains an iconic place to visit today.

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Visit georgewashingtoninstitute.org for the one-stop shop of all things Friends & Fellow Citizens and George Washington Institute!
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NOTE: All views expressed by the host are presented in his personal capacity and do not officially represent the views of any affiliated organizations. All views by guests are solely those of the interviewees and may or may not reflect the views of the host or Friends & Fellow Citizens.