Mariposa & Yosemite

Yosemite National Park holds science forum Friday about Merced River Plan

Yosemite National Park will hold a science forum on the Merced River Plan Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Garden Terrace at the Yosemite Lodge at the Falls. The forum will provide status updates and results of scientific studies that relate to the Merced River Plan. The science forum is a follow-up to a forum held in December.

The event is free and no reservations are required.

The agenda includes discussion of geological hazards, water supply impacts for Yosemite Valley, Merced River conditions, meadow conditions in the Merced River corridor, special status plant and wildlife species along the Merced River, archeological sites, and transportation and visitor use.