August 12, 2016
Contact: Morgan Warthin
, (307) 344-2015
FOR GUIDANCE AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY – NOT FOR BROADCAST
Yellowstone National Park and its partners will host a very special Centennial event – An Evening at the Arch - to kick off the second century of the National Park Service, highlight the importance of public/private partnerships, and recognize the completion of the Gardiner Gateway Project (Phase One). Members of the media are invited to a press conference with National Park Service leaders and event performers at 12:30 p.m., August 25, and to the formal program from 7-8:30 p.m. Credentialed members of the media must RSVP.
Press Conference – Thursday, August 25
Event credentials (good for all day) available for pick up: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Press Conference: 12:30-1 p.m.
Individual interviews will be available: 1-1:30 p.m.
Formal Program – Thursday, August 25
Event credentials available for pick up: 4-5 p.m.
Media Set-up Begins: 4 p.m.
Formal Program Begins: 7 p.m.
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, Map Room, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Arch Park, Gardiner, MT
Registration is required to assist with planning and logistics. Please fill out the online registration form by August 17 at 6 p.m. MDT. (available at https://goo.gl/B0bkLt)
There is limited space for cameras and tripods. If requests exceed the available space, pools will be organized.
Event credentials issued by the National Park Service are required to obtain access to the designated media areas, including parking and coverage areas for the event. Credentialed members of the media interested in covering the event must RSVP by August 17 at 6 p.m. MDT.
Additional information regarding media credential pick-up and other important coverage details will be sent in future technical advisories.
For additional information:
Yellowstone National Park
(307) 344-2015, e-mail us
Information contained in this advisory is subject to change.