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Public meeting set for Yellowstone winter-use plan

Yellowstone National Park will hold a public meeting on Monday, August 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Visitor Information Center in West Yellowstone, Mont., to discuss the park’s draft Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan. The draft plan outlines a strategy to identify which affected resources should be most closely monitored and evaluated, how these resources should be monitored, and how the National Park Service will continually engage the public throughout the process. It was developed with input from working groups comprised of members of the public who contribute expertise across six impact topics, according to a statement released by the park's public affairs office. Continue Reading →

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Yellowstone hosts fishery discussions in gateway towns

Dylan Riley fishes the Lamar River in Yellowstone National Park in October 2010 while visiting from California. (Ruffin Prevost/Yellowstone Gate)

Yellowstone National Park staff members will travel to nearby communities next week to talk with anglers about the ongoing efforts to restore native fish species, the threat of aquatic invasive species and the park’s fishing regulations. In addition to the general public, local fly shop employees and fishing guides are encouraged to attend the outreach meetings. Four meetings are planned for the last week in April. Continue Reading →

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Group meets in Cody to discuss greater Yellowstone issues

Federal land managers within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are inviting the public to join them in a conversation on April 29 in Cody, Wyoming, to help them assess ecosystem issues and to build stronger relationships in the future. The Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee (GYCC) is a group of eleven federal land managers who work together to coordinate management on more than 15 million acres of public land in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. Continue Reading →

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Yellowstone extends, expands options for comments on proposed fee hikes

Yellowstone National Park managers have extended the window for accepting public comments on a proposed hike in entrance fees, as well as offering the option for taking comments online. The move comes after the National Park Service faced criticism via social media networks and coverage in the news media for not allowing comments to be submitted by email or via online comment forms. Continue Reading →

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Public invited to meet with Yellowstone land managers March 24

The agencies entrusted with managing federal lands within the greater Yellowstone area are asking the public to help them determine which ecosystem issues should be the focus in the future. The Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee is a group of 11 federal agencies working together to manage over 15 million of acres of public land in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. Continue Reading →

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Interagency grizzly bear management team meets Dec. 10-11 in Missoula

A few grizzly bears have been spotted emerging from hibernation in Yellowstone National Park.

The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC), the multi-agency committee responsible for grizzly bear recovery in the continental United States and adjacent Canadian Provinces will be holding their annual winter meeting in Missoula, Montana from December 10, 2013 – December 11, 2013. The meeting will take place at the Holiday Inn Downtown, located at 200 S Pattee St. The sessions on both days will begin at 8:00 AM. Continue Reading →

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