Tuolumne River

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Tu·ol·um·ne River

A river, about 249 km (155 mi) long, of central California rising near Mount Lyell and flowing generally westward to the San Joaquin River.
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Deep in a gorge along the Tuolumne River, nowhere near where a rescue copter could land, I stepped on a rattlesnake just before nightfall.
Be a passenger on an old western stagecoach at Columbia State Historic Park, ride horseback through the Emigrant Wilderness at Kennedy Meadows Resort and Packstation, or enjoy a guided whitewater rafting trip along the Tuolumne River.
When we reached the Tuolumne River footbridge, I leaned forward carefully to give Hannah a bird's-eye view of the sparkling stream below.
My father walked out of San Quentin after eight years and somehow ended up at the Tuolumne River.
The Project will conduct outreach, take applications, perform water usage assessments, develop a list of water conservation measures that can be cost-effectively installed, and install water conservation measures for disadvantaged communities (DAC) members who live within the Tuolumne River and Stanislaus River watersheds in Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties.
Its neighbor, Glen Aulin Camp, occupies a miniature Yosemite Valley of its own, a few dozen yards down the Tuolumne River from a jukebox of a cascade that feeds a placid swimming hole.
In California, the answer, depending of where you live, might be the pristine Tuolumne River which supplies water to 2.
Hetch Hetchy: Undoing a Great American Mistake examines California's Hetch Hetchy dam, which in 1900 diverted one-third of the flow of the Tuolumne River for San Francisco's water needs.
As of midday, the eastern flank of the so-called Rim Fire had burned to within a mile of Yosemite's Hetch Hetchy reservoir on the Tuolumne River, raising concerns about the possibility of ash and soot contaminating the sprawling artificial lake.
Possibly the original collection was mixed when it was distributed or mounted on herbarium sheets combining specimens and labels: the populations from the Tuolumne River must show light-yellow sepals as described in Gray's protologue, while specimens with purple sepals were collected in higher elevations throughout territories in the Sierra Nevada broad territory (Tuolumne River Basin).
We are very concerned about the impacts of the proposed project to the surrounding environment and unique species," wrote Eric Wesselman, executive director of the Tuolumne River Preservation Trust.
After the great earthquake and fire of 1906, San Francisco was in desperate need of a reliable water source--and proposals were made to damn the Tuolumne River and transform the Hetch Hetchy Valley into a giant hydro-electric supply for the city.