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Lee Whittlesey Reflects on Long Yellowstone Career

Lee Whittlesey

During a nearly 50-year career at Yellowstone National Park, Lee Whittlesey drew inspiration from the act of Congress establishing the National Park Service: “… to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment ...

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Hustle and Bustle in Yellowstone on Memorial Day

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Baby bison, tiny bear cubs, coyotes, elk in velvet, wolf dens—and a whole lot of people were all part of Memorial Day in Yellowstone.

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Before National Park Service, U.S. Army Managed Yellowstone

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Before there was the National Park Service, there was the U.S. Army.

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Boiling River Closed Due To High Streamflow Rate

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If you’re heading to Yellowstone National Park in the next few weeks and hoping for a soak at Boiling River, don’t pack that towel just yet.

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Yellowstone Chapel Marks 100-Year Anniversary

Mammoth Hot Springs Chapel at Fort Yellowstone;RC Townsend;July 1974

The last building to be erected in old Fort Yellowstone, the ecumenical Yellowstone Chapel in Mammoth Hot Springs is 100 years old today.

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