Summary of Alternatives and Impacts
The environmental impact statement evaluates eight alternatives for the long-term management of bison. Alternative 1 is the no-action alternative (continue with existing interim plan), and the federal agencies have identified the modified preferred alternative (adaptive management approach) as its preferred plan.
Did You Know?
Yellowstone contains approximately one-half of the world’s hydrothermal features. There are over 10,000 hydrothermal features, including over 300 geysers, in the park.