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Yellowstone celebrates Earth Day in Gardiner

On Saturday, April 23rd, Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Environmental Coordinating Committee (YECC), and community partners from Gardiner, Mont. will celebrate the 46th anniversary of Earth Day with a community clean-up, waste collection and recycling opportunities, youth activities, information on local environmental initiatives, and more. All Earth Day activities are free of charge and located at the Gardiner Public School. Continue Reading →

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Earth Day events set for Yellowstone Park on April 19

Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Environmental Coordinating Committee and community partners in and around Gardiner, Mont., will celebrate the 44th anniversary of Earth Day starting April 19. Planned events include community cleanups, waste collection and recycling events, demonstrations, games, information on local and national environmental initiatives and much more. Continue Reading →

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Yellowstone and Montana gateway towns plan variety of Earth Day events

The Roosevelt Arch greets visitors at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park. (Flickr photo by Pete Zarria - click to enlarge)

Just as visitors have their first chance today to venture into the interior of Yellowstone National Park by auto this year, the Montana towns of West Yellowstone and Gardiner are planning a series of Earth Day events for the weekend. Starting at 8 a.m. today, autos may drive from Yellowstone's north and west entrances to Old Faithful, Canyon, and Norris. Entry into Yellowstone is free starting Saturday and continuing through April 29 as part of National Park Week. Entrance to all national parks in the country is free during the week. Continue Reading →

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Jackson Hole celebrates Earth Day with ‘Picnic for the Planet’ on Sunday

Jackson Hole residents will get a chance to help set a world record for the biggest picnic in history on Earth Day, as a local group joins others around the globe holding a special "Picnic for the Planet." Groups organizing the event to raise awareness about environmental issues say the effort is aimed at connecting people through the food they love. Continue Reading →

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