September 25, 2014
Guilty Verdict In Grand Prismatic Unmanned Aircraft Case
A man from the Netherlands has been sentenced in connection with an unmanned aircraft incident earlier this year in Yellowstone National Park.
April 24, 2014
Yellowstone Issues New Concessions Contract For Guided Interpretive Oversnow Tours
The National Park Service has selected West Yellowstone, Montana-based Yellowstone Expeditions to provide guided interpretive oversnow vehicle tours and rustic accommodations at a skier’s camp near Canyon Village within Yellowstone starting this winter.
April 15, 2014
Yellowstone National Park Celebrates Earth Day 2014
Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Environmental Coordinating Committee (YECC) and community partners in and around Gardiner, Montana, will celebrate the 44th anniversary of Earth Day starting April 19, with community cleanups, waste collection and recycling events, demonstrations, games, information on local and national environmental initiatives and much more.
April 15, 2014
Yellowstone Issues New Contracts For Guided Interpretive Oversnow Vehicle Tours
The National Park Service has selected the businesses which will provide guided interpretive oversnow vehicle tours in Yellowstone starting this winter. The new contracts implement the October 2013 Final Rule for Winter Use by requiring concessioners to provide tours as transportation events.
April 15, 2014
Roads from West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful and Canyon Open Friday
For the first time since fall, visitors to Yellowstone National Park will be able to drive to see Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone starting Friday morning, April 18.
April 14, 2014
Yellowstone Invites Anglers To “Talk Trout”
Yellowstone is known as a prime destination for anglers. However, protecting and preserving the park’s world class trout fisheries is an ever increasing challenge.
April 11, 2014
Science Report Guides Protection of Old Faithful Thermal Features and Historic Yellowstone Buildings
A new scientific report on the geology and hydrology in the area around Old Faithful in Yellowstone includes suggestions on how to avoid harming the unique hydrothermal features during maintenance of nearby park roads, utilities, and historic buildings.
April 09, 2014
Yellowstone Utility Service Upgrade Plan Approved
A plan to improve the reliability, safety and overall service quality of Yellowstone’s electrical power distribution, operated by Northwestern Energy, was approved by Sue Masica, Director of the Intermountain Region of the NPS, last week.
April 09, 2014
Yellowstone Seeks Comment On Lamar Buffalo Ranch Sustainable Energy Project
The NPS is seeking public input to help prepare an environmental assessment to analyze impacts associated with proposed changes to the existing energy conservation and renewable energy production systems at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch.
April 08, 2014
Yellowstone To Issue 2014 Firewood Collection Permits
Yellowstone National Park will be accepting public requests for those interested in possibly receiving a firewood collection permit from the National Park Service during 2014.
March 28, 2014
State of Montana and National Park Service to jointly develop new Bison Management Plan
The National Park Service (NPS) and the State of Montana (State) have agreed to prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to consider possible changes for managing wild Yellowstone bison and the non-native disease brucellosis.
March 26, 2014
Yellowstone Opens West Side Roads For Spring Bicycle Season
Bicyclists willing to brave the often unpredictable elements of spring in Yellowstone National Park will be able to travel 49 miles of park roads from the West Entrance at West Yellowstone, Mont., to Mammoth Hot Springs beginning at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, March 27.
March 24, 2014
National Park Service Announces Record Of Decision On Remote Vaccination of Yellowstone Bison
National Park Service (NPS) Intermountain Regional Director Sue Masica signed a Record of Decision (ROD) to not implement a remote vaccination program to address brucellosis in Yellowstone Bison.
March 18, 2014
Yellowstone Seeks Information on Illegal Bison Shootings
Yellowstone National Park is asking for the public’s help in identifying who was responsible for illegally shooting and killing three bison inside the park last week.
March 07, 2014
IBMP Partners Conclude Bison Population Management Efforts
The National Park Service has concluded bison population management operations at the Stephens Creek facility after consigning 258 bison to tribal partners for nutritional and cultural purposes and transferring 60 bison to UDSA-APHIS for an ongoing research project.
March 06, 2014
Public Invited To Help Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee Chart A Path To The Future
The agencies entrusted with managing federal lands within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) are asking the public to help them determine which ecosystem issues should be the focus in the future.
March 06, 2014
NPS Intermountain Regional Director Approves Snake River Headwaters Comprehensive Management Plan
National Park Service Intermountain Regional Director Sue Masica has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Snake River Headwaters Comprehensive River Management Plan and Environmental Assessment (CRMP/EA).
March 05, 2014
Yellowstone Bears Emerging From Dens
Grizzly bears are emerging from hibernation in the Greater Yellowstone Area, so hikers, skiers and snowshoers are advised to stay in groups of three of more, make noise on the trail and carry bear spray.
March 03, 2014
Tourism To Yellowstone National Park Creates Over $400 Million In Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 3,447,729 visitors to Yellowstone National Park in 2012 spent $400, 346,500 in communities near the park.
February 26, 2014
Yellowstone Recruiting for 2014 Youth Conservation Corps Program
Imagine having the opportunity to work, learn, play, and serve in the world's first national park.
February 26, 2014
Presenters Sought For Sixth Annual Winter Photo Festival
Photographers are invited to share their favorite winter images of the region with the public during the Sixth Annual Winter Photo Festival to be held next month in West Yellowstone.
February 11, 2014
Yellowstone Entry Free Over Presidents’ Day Weekend
Yellowstone National Park is joining all National Park Service (NPS) sites across the nation in waiving admission fees from February 15-17, in observance of the Presidents’ Day Weekend federal holiday.
February 03, 2014
Annual Reminder To News Crews, Film Crews And Still Photographers Regarding Yellowstone Permit Rules
Shooting home photos and videos for fun in Yellowstone does not require a permit.
January 15, 2014
Yellowstone Announces Debut Of Its Winter Use Adaptive Management Program Working Groups
Yellowstone National Park’s collaborative Adaptive Management Program, designed to collect scientific information and public input to continually monitor, evaluate, and improve the park’s new winter use management strategy, is well underway.
January 14, 2014
Yellowstone Decides Not To Implement Remote Vaccination Of Bison
The National Park Service (NPS) has released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a Brucellosis Remote Vaccination Program for Bison in Yellowstone National Park.
January 13, 2014
Free Entry To Yellowstone January 20
Yellowstone National Park is joining all National Park Service (NPS) sites across the nation in waiving admission fees on January 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr., federal holiday.
October 28, 2013
Yellowstone To Launch A Collaborative Adaptive Management Program For Winter Use
Yellowstone National Park is preparing to kick-off a collaborative Adaptive Management Program to evaluate the implementation of its new winter use management plan.