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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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2018 Yellowstone Summer Season Kicks Off Today

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Heading to Yellowstone National Park this weekend? Here’s what to expect as the 2018 Yellowstone summer season kicks off today.

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One-Day Trip: Mammoth to Canyon via Tower-Roosevelt

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Can you visit all of Yellowstone National Park on a one-day trip?

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Crews Burn Woody Debris Around Yellowstone’s Northeast Entrance

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If you see smoke around the Northeast Entrance of Yellowstone National Park, don’t worry: park crews are just burning woody debris.

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Beartooth Highway Scheduled to Open As Planned Next Friday

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The Beartooth Highway is on track to open Memorial Day weekend, following months of work by road crews in Montana and Wyoming.

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New Research on Yellowstone Microbes Could Shed Light on Origin of Life

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New research published by microbiologists with Montana State University (MSU) on Yellowstone microbes may shed light on the origin of life.

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National Park Service Discontinuing Joint Entry Pass to Yellowstone and Grand Teton

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Starting June 1, 2018, visitors will no longer be able to buy a joint pass to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.

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Yellowstone Proposes 4,200 As New Goal for Bison Population

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Yellowstone National Park has proposed that bison managers aim to keep the bison population around 4,200 rather than 3,000.

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Yellowstone Fishery Crews Prepare For Busy Season of Lake Trout Removal

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As summer approaches, fishery employees in Yellowstone National Park anticipate a busy season removing lake trout from Yellowstone Lake.

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Yellowstone Visitors Contribute $630M to Local Economy in 2017

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According to a new National Park Service report, visitors to Yellowstone National Park in 2017 spent nearly $500 million in communities near the park.

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