YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Yosemite Conservancy has named Adonia Ripple, a dedicated conservationist whose career protecting and improving wildlands began nearly two decades ago in the park, as its new general manager of Yosemite operations.
“Adonia has experience in land conservation, nonprofit operations and fundraising that is ideal for the position,” said Yosemite Conservancy President Mike Tollefson. “She has a unique ability to inspire people of all ages to preserve and protect our natural lands for future generations. We’re thrilled to have her join us.”
Through the support of donors, Yosemite Conservancy has provided more than $81 million in grants and support to preserve and protect Yosemite National Park for future generations. Its work is visible throughout the park, from trail rehabilitation to wildlife protection and habitat restoration.
Ripple will oversee Conservancy operations in Yosemite, including its expansive lineup of educational programs and its retail operations, which are important to enhancing the visitor experience and raising funds for grants...