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Winter Use Adaptive Management Program: Air Quality and Soundscape

Background and Area of Focus

The Soundscape and Air Quality Working Group will make recommendations to the NPS on the design of an updated monitoring strategy that measures and evaluates the impacts of oversnow vehicle use on the park's natural soundscape and on the park's air quality to ensure a cleaner and quieter park, and compliance with the new winter use sound and air emissions requirements.

Meeting Agendas
Meeting #1:
Meeting Notes

Meeting #1

Monitoring Strategy
Other Supporting Materials

Did You Know?

Seventh Cavalry Ensignia Pin.

Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.