Yellowstone National Park NEWS

 
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News releases from Yellowstone National Park.
  • Yellowstone recruits for 2020 Youth Conservation Corps program
    How would you like to work, learn, play, and serve in the world’s first national park? Yellowstone is currently recruiting for the 2020 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC), a residential work-based education program for young men and women between the ages of 15 and 18. Visit the YCC program to apply. Completed application materials must be received by March 1, 2020. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/20004.htm
  • Skier bitten by coyote in Yellowstone
    On Tuesday, January 28, at approximately 9:50 a.m., park dispatch received a call that a coyote bit a woman in the Canyon Village area. The individual was cross-country skiing on the Grand Loop Road near the South Rim Drive when the incident occurred. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/20003.htm
  • 2019 visitation at lowest level since 2014
    In 2019, visitation to Yellowstone National Park was at the lowest level it has been since 2014. The park recorded over 4 million visits, a 2.3 percent decrease from 2018 and a 5.6 percent decrease from the record-breaking year in 2016. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/20002.htm
  • Two men sentenced to ten days in jail for Yellowstone thermal trespass violations
    Two men were recently sentenced for trespassing on the cone of Old Faithful Geyser, a closed thermal area. Eric Schefflin, 20, of Lakewood, Colorado, and Ryan Goetz, 25, of Woodstock, New York, appeared in court on December 5, 2019, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Carman at the Yellowstone Justice Center in Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyoming. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/20001.htm
  • Two Yellowstone wolf pups fatally hit by a vehicle
    On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, two wolves from the Junction Butte Pack were fatally hit around sunset on the road between Tower Junction and the Northeast Entrance. A necropsy confirmed the black male and female pups died from a vehicle strike. Yellowstone law enforcement officers are investigating the incident. https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/19055.htm