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6 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Yellowstone National Park Juggles Contract Holders For Over-Snow Concessions

The business landscape for winter tour operators in Yellowstone National Park saw a shake-up this week as the National Park Service awarded a series of concessions contracts that will remain in effect for the next decade.

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7 hrs ago | KSL-TV

National parks free this weekend

Entrance fees will be waived at all U.S. national park sites this Saturday and Sunday, April 19-20, to kick off National Park Week, which runs through April 27. With more than 400 National Park Service sites covering 84 million acres in the United States, there are plenty of spots to explore.

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7 hrs ago | USA Today

Five remarkable, endangered spots you should know about

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20 hrs ago | USA Today

Five remarkable, endangered spots you should know about

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Yesterday | KRCR

National parks free this weekend

Entrance fees will be waived at all U.S. national park sites this Saturday and Sunday to kick off National Park Week, which runs through April 27. With more than 400 National Park Service sites covering 84 million acres in the United States, there are plenty of spots to explore.

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Yesterday | Yellowstone National Park

Celebrate Migratory Bird Day In Yellowstone With Free Programs

Yellowstone National Park P.O. Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2013 13-035 Yellowstone and the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center staff will celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 18, with free programs and a field trip that are open to the public.

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Yesterday | National Parks Traveler

Some Yellowstone National Park Roads To Open Friday

The gates at West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs are set to open at 8 a.m. Friday, providing motorists with access to the Old Faithful area as well as the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Timberjay Newspapers Online

Activist brings story of halted mining project to a

The story of how citizens stopped a gold mine near Yellowstone National Park held a large group spellbound here last week.

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Live Science

Earthquake Swarm Shakes Central Idaho

A magnitude-4.9 earthquake in central Idaho on Saturday was the biggest of three weeks of small to moderate temblors that have unnerved residents in this remote region of the Northwest.

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Discover

Why Are Yellowstone's Elk Disappearing?

Just east of Yellowstone National Park, snowcapped mountains rise sharply on either side of the narrow road to Cody, Wyo.

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Great Falls Tribune

Yellowstone River gets a colorful name

Call it 670 miles or perhaps more precisely 674 miles, but either way, the Yellowstone River remains the nation's longest undammed waterway.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

National Parks Traveler

The Best Of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park , at 2.2 million acres, is a huge, sprawling expanse of wilderness and wonders.

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Celebrates Earth Day 2014

Yellowstone National Park P.O. Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2014 14-022 Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Environmental Coordinating Committee and community partners in and around Gardiner, Montana, will celebrate the 44th anniversary of Earth Day starting April 19, with community cleanups, ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KTMF

Winter Use Contracts Awarded in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park announced the recipients for new winter tour contracts inside the park, but not everyone won bids to operate over snow vehicles inside the park.

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AlertNet

Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, rattling nerves

Hundreds of low-level and medium-sized earthquakes have struck central Idaho since last month, puzzling geologists who wonder whether the ruptures portend a much larger temblor to come or are merely the rumblings of a seismic fault previously thought to be dormant.

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National Parks Traveler

Is The Human Footprint Strangling Old Faithful In Yellowstone National Park?

We all go through growing pains as we get older, and that seems to be the case with the Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park , as the geyser isn't as faithful as it once was and could eventually go dormant.

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Roads from West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful and Canyon Open Friday

Yellowstone National Park P.O. Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2014 14-020 For the first time since fall, visitors to Yellowstone National Park will be able to drive to see Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone starting Friday morning, April 18. The road segments from West Yellowstone and ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Invites Anglers To "Talk Trout"

Yellowstone National Park P.O. Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2014 14-019 Yellowstone is known as a prime destination for anglers.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KFBB

Study looks at Old Faithful area and development

A new study on the geology and hydrology in the area around Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park provides suggestions on how to avoid harming the famous geyser.

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National Parks Traveler

Yellowstone Spent $1,096 Per Snowmobiler Coming Through East Entrance

The money Yellowstone National Park spent this past winter to keep Sylvan Pass safe for snowmobilers breaks down to almost $1,100 per snowmobiler, according to park numbers.

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