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Yellowstone Economic Impact: $647.1M Annually

Bison at Mammoth Campground, May 2019

The Yellowstone economic impact on the local economy was $647.1 million in 2018, supporting 7,089 jobs, according to a new report issued by the National Park Service.

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New Yellowstone Concessionaire Housing Proposed

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The National Park Service is seeking public comment about potential new Yellowstone concessionaire housing, as Xanterra and Delaware North are proposing solutions to a continual challenge.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Research Operations Launch Next Week

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Biologists with the National Park Service and Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) will be conducting scientific grizzly bear research operations in Yellowstone National Park from May 13 through July 31.

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Old Yellowstone: Yellowstone National Park Protection Act

view down the canyon from inspiration point 2015

When President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law on March 1, 1872, he created the National Park Service — as well as creating America’s First National Park, Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Visitation Down Slightly So Far in 2018

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Visitation to Yellowstone National Park is slightly down from this time in 2017, with a marked decline in the number of visitors who came in April 2018.

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MSU Offers Laser Technology for Yellowstone Lake Trout Management

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Laser technology from Montana State University (MSU) could help park fishery employees remove invasive lake trout from Yellowstone Lake.

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NPS Approves Yellowstone Bison Quarantine Program

brucellosis quarantine

The National Park Service has approved the implementation of a Yellowstone bison quarantine program at Stephens Creek.

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IGBST Yellowstone Bear Trapping Season Starts Next Week

Yellowstone Grizzly

The Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) will start trapping grizzly and black bears around Yellowstone National Park next week.

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BGN Could Decide on Yellowstone Name Changes This Summer

hayden valley 2017

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) could decide this summer whether to change the names of Hayden Valley and Mount Doane in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk Mulls Future at Park

Dan Wenk

Following a report in the Washington Post, Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk has reportedly spent more time thinking about his future.

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