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Comments Sought On Temporary Parking Proposed Near Fairy Falls Trailhead

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Public comment is sought on a proposed temporary parking area near the Fairy Falls Trailhead at Midway Geyser Basin.

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2017 Yellowstone YCC Program Application Period Open

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Yellowstone National Park is recruiting for its 2017 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program.

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Public Comment Sought on Mount Washburn Antenna Project

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Yellowstone National Park is seeking public comment on whether to mount an antenna at the Mount Washburn Fire Lookout to boost telecommunications services.

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Nearly 4.3 Million Visit Yellowstone National Park in 2016

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Nearly 4.3 million people visited Yellowstone National Park in 2016, shattering 2015’s record for most visitors in a calendar year.

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Yellowstone Releases New Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan

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Yellowstone National Park has released its new Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan, after over a year of discussion and debate.

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Interior Purchases 640-Acre Parcel in Grand Teton National Park

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The state of Wyoming announced today it is selling a 640-acre parcel of Wyoming School Trust Land to the National Park Service.

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Yellowstone Officials Wary Of Invasive Mussels

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Biologists in Yellowstone National Park are on the alert for a new ecosystem threat: mussels.

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Climate Change Projected To Alter Yellowstone Winter Operations

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With declining snowpack predicted throughout the Rocky Mountain West due to climate warming, a recent study suggests snow levels in some parts of Yellowstone won’t be deep or consistent enough to support a full season of over-snow travel as early as mid-century, according to two Yellowstone-area scientists.

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Superintendent Dan Wenk Predicts Record Crowds in Coming Years

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Superintendent Dan Wenk predicts record numbers of people will visit Yellowstone National Park over the coming years.

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Michelin Completes Second Phase of Old Faithful Walkway Project

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Crews have completed phase 2 of the Michelin recycled tire walkway project around Old Faithful.

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