Future of Commercially Guided and Non-Commercially Guide Snowmobile Access maybe effected – The Devil in the Details By Jack Welch Special Projects Consultant BlueRibbon Coalition On December 20, 2016, I received notice of the availability of the Final Yellowstone Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan (AMP). This AMP is the final step required by the Supplemental […]
On December 15, 2016, the gates will open to another season of snowmobile access to Yellowstone National Park. This access will be regulated by the Final Regulation to implement the Record of Decision (ROD). According to the National Park Service, the ROD provides a frame work for more effectively managed access for snowmobiles and snowcoaches […]
Yellowstone Opens Lottery for Non-Commercially Guided Snowmobile Access Program for this Coming Winter Season!
Applications will be accepted starting Thursday, September 1, for those interested in obtaining a permit for a non-commercially guided snowmobile trip into Yellowstone National Park during the 2016-2017 winter season. A permit is required for all non-commercially guided snowmobile groups to enter the park. Permits will be allocated through a lottery with applications being accepted […]
On December 15, 2015, the main West and South gates will open to another season of snowmobile access to Yellowstone National Park. This access will be regulated by the “Yellowstone Winter Use” Final Regulation to implement the Record of Decision (ROD) which was approved in the fall of 2013. According to the Park Service, the […]
Yellowstone Announces Lottery for New Non-Commercially Guided Snowmobile Access Program for this Coming Winter Season!
On August 31, 2015, Yellowstone National Park announced that a public lottery will start on September 1, 2015, to determine the trip dates for Non-Commercially Guide Leaders wanting to visit Yellowstone this coming winter season (2015-2016). The lottery will remain open until September 30, 2015. Please see the Park Service website. Please note, the BlueRibbon […]
SITUATION Yellowstone National Park is seeking public comments on a draft Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan as part of an effort to continually improve the management of winter use in the park using the best available science and public input. The draft plan will be available for public review and comment at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/wuamp until August […]
Yellowstone National Park will hold a public meeting on Monday, August 10, 2015, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Visitor Information Center in West Yellowstone, Montana, 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 […]