Craig Pass Closed for the Season; Mammoth to Norris Closed Sept. 14-30
The road linking West Thumb and Old Faithful is closed for the season—traffic should detour through West Thumb, Lake, and Canyon. The road from Mammoth to Norris is closed for two weeks—traffic should detour over Dunraven Pass. More »
New Deputy Superintendents Named At Yellowstone
Contact: Nash, (307) 344-2010
Contact: Vallie, (307) 344-2012
Two individuals with extensive experience in federal service, resource protection and administration
have been selected to serve as Deputy Superintendents of Yellowstone National Park.
Colin Campbell currently serves as the Superintendent of Padre Island National Seashore in Texas. He began his National Park Service (NPS) career twenty-seven years ago in Yosemite National Park. Campbell is no stranger to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, having spent twelve years in Grand Teton National Park as a Law Enforcement Specialist, Chief Ranger, and as Acting Deputy Superintendent.
Lehnertz began her environmental career as a seasonal biologist in 1985 with the Colorado Division of Wildlife. She also worked seasonally for the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Lehnertz joined the EPA in 1990. Her career has included assignments in Washington, DC, in the Office of Water and the Office of Air and Radiation.
Did You Know?
Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.