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Friday, April 25, 2014

Saving Yosemite’s giant trees by ripping out the pavement

Dean Shenk, a supervisory ranger at Yosemite National Park, stands next to a fallen tree in Mariposa Grove at the park in California. The National Park Service and the Yosemite Conservancy are teaming up on a $36 million project to remove a parking lot and a road that impinge on the ancient and hallowed sequoias in the grove.