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Winter Use Adaptive Management Program: Operations and Technology

Background and Area of Focus

The Operations and Technology Working Group will make recommendations to the NPS on the design of an updated monitoring strategy that measures and evaluates how winter use operations, under the transportation event concept, and oversnow vehicle technologies can be improved or modified to create a cleaner and quieter park experience, to facilitate cleaner-running vehicles and to generally reduce impacts to park resources.

Meeting Notes
Meeting #1: Scoping
Meeting #2: Rutting
Meeting #3: Speed Limits
Meeting #4: Exhaust Emissions
Meeting #5: Sylvan Pass and OSV Noise Abatement
Meeting #6: Bigfoot Project


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.