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In addition to the $560 million annually, tourism in Yellowstone National Park brings over 6,000 local jobs and other benefits to its gateway communities. The results of a National Park Service report have been released. In the study, economists with the N.P.S. and U.S. Geological Survey measured the direct economic benefits of Yellowstone, Grand Teton,…

It’s a tale of two predators, as new research suggests Wyoming wolves have immense impacts on mountain lion populations, causing a 48% decline in 15 years. According to Smithsonian Magazine, a recent study in Wyoming shows a new and tragic dynamic between two large predators. Carnivore biologist Mark Elbroch has collected research that shows mountain…

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Visitation at Yellowstone National Park last month has increased by 40% compared to 2019, an increase of about 19,000 people and a record for the month, park officials said. Superintendent Cam Sholly predicted the park would be busier early this year based on the inability of tourists to travel internationally as…

Both Yellowstone and Grand Teton used the pandemic to their advantage as their superintendents prepare for another year of projects and people in Wyoming. During the latest Cody Club Lunch, there were two guest speakers: Cam Sholly, Superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, and Palmer “Chip” Jenkins, Jr., the newly appointed superintendent of Grand Teton National…

Spring plowing starts in Grand Teton National Park March 22.

The 149-year-old park took a step into the 21st Century by announcing the most popular campsites in Yellowstone will operate on a reservation system. Effective March 24, 2020, at 8 a.m., several Yellowstone campgrounds within the park will transition to reservations, rather than the first-come, first-serve model. This affects the high season at Mammoth, the…

Grand Teton National Park got a case of shivers this week, but not from the frigid, snowy weather but a low-magnitude earthquake. The United States Geological Survey recorded an earthquake in the Jackson area at 10:43 a.m. Wednesday morning. The origin of the quake, called the epicenter, was located miles underneath the town of Kelly.…

The millions of tourists Yellowstone sees every year could mean millions of dollars for conservation projects in areas – like Cody – adjacent to the park. The University of Wyoming is one of the institutions involved in a new paper published in the scientific journal Conservation Science and Practice – “Harnessing visitors’ enthusiasm for national…

One question you never thought you’d have to answer to pitch your tent at Grand Teton National Park – “do you have a reservation?” Starting Jan. 26 at 8 a.m., camping in Grand Teton will be by reservation only. Park officials announced that the days of the spontaneous camping trips will end, to provide a…

On Wednesday, January 6th, park rangers responded to an emergency request that ended up being a cross country skier that was lying on the snow covered forest. It was a group of cross country skiers when suddenly Gary Sternberg, 69, collapsed onto the ground. Two members of the group attempted to initiate CPR to save…


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