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Gardiner Gateway Project Revitalizing Gateway Community

roosevelt arch

Under the Gardiner Gateway Project, Yellowstone’s North Entrance and Gardiner, MT will be undergoing some major changes in the next few years.

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Public Comment Sought on Winter Use Plan

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Public comment is sought on a Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone National Park. Between now and August 21, 2015, visitors will be able to submit comments here on a draft of the Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan, which seeks to improve the winter Yellowstone experience with public and science input.

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Public Comment Sought on Lamar Buffalo Ranch Energy Plan

Lamar Buffalo Ranch

The National Park Service is requesting public comment regarding energy efficiency plans at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch.

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Captured Yellowstone Bison to be Released Into Park

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

There will be no more slaughter of Yellowstone National Park bison this spring, as National Park Service (NPS) officials say the 770-plus bison penned at the Stephens Creek and Corwin Springs facilities will be released back into the Park.

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Canyon Lodge’s Pioneer Cabins Upgraded for 2011

Yellowstone

Yellowstone

PREPPING FOR SUMMER 2011: One housing change is slated for Yellowstone National Park in 2011, as the Pioneer Cabins at Canyon Lodge have been upgraded and renovated to be at par with the Frontier Cabins.

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Touring the New Visitor Education Center

Old Faithful Visitor Education Center exterior

Old Faithful Visitor Education Center exterior

There is no doubt the dedication of the new Visitor Education Center at Old Faithful was the biggest event of the Yellowstone National Park calendar this year, as dignitaries both local and national showed up to hail the opening of a building afforded a prime location next to some of the most historic and noteworthy landmarks in America. Does the new building measure up to its august company?

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Another Black Bear Goes Down in Yellowstone — This Time by Rangers

Black Bear

Yellowstone Black Bear

It's not been a good month to be a bear in Yellowstone National Park, as the third fatality was registered today after rangers took down an adult female who had grown a little too comfortable with people -- to the point where she was tearing into tents and approaching hikers.

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Xanterra, NPS Reach Agreement on Electrical Hook-Ups at Yellowstone’s Fishing Bridge

fishing_bridge_camping

Electrical service at Fishing Bridge RV Park could be back this fall after Xanterra and the National Park Service came to an agreement over upgrades to the 40-year-old electrical system; some upgrades could be done later this year, with the rest completed for 2012.

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It’s a Free Admission Weekend at Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

It's a free-admission weekend at Yellowstone National Park, as the National Park Service is opening the gates to America's National Parks on June 5-6 as part of a national initiative instituted by Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar. 

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NPS, Boy Scouts Reach Tentative Agreement on Bechler Access

Bechler Falls

Bechler Falls

It turns out there were far fewer differences between the goals of the National Park Service officials and organizers of Camp Loll, a Boy Scout camp off the southern boundary of Yellowstone National Park, as the two sides have worked out a compromise plan for Park visitation in 2010 and beyond.

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