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Wonderlandscape: Yellowstone National Park And The Evolution Of An American Cultural Icon

While many consider Yellowstone National Park as iconic for its nature, 30 years’ experience of this “wonderlandscape” has led John Clayton to conclude that “Ultimately Yellowstone was [is] a cultural place.” How is this so? While not denying the significance of the natural wonders and beauty of the park, Clayton makes the case that over its 145-year history Yellowstone has achieved status greater than other national parks “by the accumulation of our experiences and values and social interactions – by our culture.”

American Wolf: A True Story Of Survival And Obsession In The West

It has been more than two decades since the wolf recovery operation was launched in Yellowstone National Park, and interest in the predators has not ebbed at all. Park visitors continue to congregate in the predawn and pre-sunset hours in the Lamar Valley on the northern end of Yellowstone. Magazine features and books are still being written about the ongoing fate of the wolves.

Fall Wildlife In The National Park System: A Quick List

Most likely, you’re well aware that Yellowstone National Park is a great destination to see elk and bison in fall, and that Glacier National Park will reward you with mountain goat and bighorn sheep sightings. But where else can you head in the National Park System, preferably someplace without so many crowds?

Another Round Of Grizzly Bear Trapping At Yellowstone Announced

As part of ongoing efforts required under the 2016 Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Conservation Strategy to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, biologists with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team and Yellowstone National Park will be conducting scientific grizzly bear and black bear research operations in Yellowstone from August 22 through October 31.

Crowding Issues In National Parks Drawing Concern And Brainstorming

Key to ongoing debates into how to manage seemingly ever growing visitation at Zion and Yellowstone, Yosemite and Acadia, and Glacier and Grand Canyon national parks is the notion of how national parks should be preserved and protected for future generations. It's a natural conversation in light of what one might call overcrowding of these places.

Yellowstone National Park Visitors Show Age Diversity, But Not Much Racial Diversity

Not too many years ago there was a concern that the national parks were losing their relevancy with the American public. Crowds that have been swarming the park system since last year seem to have eased that concern, though if Yellowstone National Park is an indication, the park system still lacks racial diversity among its visitors.

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