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Yellowstone commercial stock plan approved

A new long term plan to manage commercially guided saddle and pack stock trips in Yellowstone National Park has been approved. Current saddle and pack stock contracts expire on December 31, 2015. The park plans to release a prospectus for new contracts sometime this fall, with up to forty-two new contracts to be awarded to take effect January 1, 2016. Continue Reading →

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Yellowstone seeking public comments on commercial livestock use

The National Park Service is seeking public comment on an Environmental Assessment that evaluates a plan to issue concession contracts for guided, interpretive saddle- and pack-stock tours in Yellowstone National Park. The intent of the EA is not to eliminate stock use in the park, but rather to manage commercial use in accordance with the 1998 NPS Concessions Management Improvement Act and the NPS Management Policies 2006. Continue Reading →

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