(MEDIA ADVISORY) An Evening at the Arch: Yellowstone Celebrates the National Park Service Centennial

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Date: August 12, 2016
Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015 

FOR GUIDANCE AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY – NOT FOR BROADCAST

WHAT:
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.

WHEN:
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.

WHERE:
Press Conference
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, Map Room, Yellowstone National Park, WY

Formal Program
Arch Park, Gardiner, MT

RSVP:
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.

MEDIA CREDENTIALS:

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.

CONTACT:
For additional information:

Morgan Warthin
Yellowstone National Park
(307) 344-2015, e-mail us

Information contained in this advisory is subject to change. 



Last updated: August 15, 2016

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