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Yellowstone Visitation Study Launches

Yellowstone 2018 surbey

There is broad agreement that Yellowstone National Park is far too crowded during the summer’s peak season. To work on potential solutions, a new Yellowstone visitation study will research visitor demographics and actions.

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New Superintendent, Same Bison Management Policies?

bison incident

When current Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk launched an effort to remain in the post–first via public comments, then from a failed effort to retire in 2019–one of his warnings was that the Park’s bison management policies could come under fire.

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Yellowstone Forever Funding $5.9M in Park Improvements

Yellowstone Forever funding to the tune of $5.9 million will be used for 53 priority projects in Yellowstone National Park, including the wolf program, trailhead information displays, visitation analysis and black bear research.

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Spring Showers Bring Yellowstone Wildflowers

Arrowleaf Balsamroot

There’s a big consolation for a long, snowy winter and a cool, wet spring in the Northern Rockies: breathtaking Yellowstone wildflowers, which are hitting their peak.

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Cam Sholly New Yellowstone Superintendent; Wenk Out

Cam Sholly and Ryan Zinke

Well, that didn’t take long: A few days after Dan Wenk said he was being forced out of the position, Cam Sholly was named new superintendent of Yellowstone National Park by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

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Dan Wenk: Trump Administration Forcing Me From Yellowstone

Dan Wenk

Despite an intention of retiring as Yellowstone National Park superintendent in 2019, Dan Wenk says he’s been told he’ll be reassigned as soon as August over what he assumes is his management of Yellowstone bison.

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Researchers: Yellowstone Caldera Hotter, Larger Than Thought

By calculating how much water and heat are flowing out of Yellowstone hot springs, researchers from Washington State University and the University of Idaho say the Yellowstone caldera is hotter and larger than previously estimated.

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Plan For a Crowded Summer With Yellowstone Insider for Families!

Yellowstone Insider for Families

Record crowds descended on Yellowstone National Park in 2018, so planning your trip has never been more important. So map out your trip with the perfect planner: Yellowstone Insider for Families!

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Lots of Yellowstone Geyser Thrills So Far in 2018

So far the 2018 summer season has been a great time if you’re a Yellowstone geyser fanatic: Steamboat Geyser has been providing thrills in a more active stage, but there is plenty of other thermal activity to note this year.

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Variable Pricing Arrives at Yellowstone Hotels

Old Faithful Inn

Variable pricing, also known at demand-based pricing, is coming to Yellowstone hotels, as the National Park Service is allowing Xanterra to alter its pricing structure at Old Faithful Inn, Lake Yellowstone Hotel and Canyon Village.

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