Working in the first national park, we’re incredibly lucky to have so many world-renowned naturalists and biologists at our disposal to teach us even more about the park and its diverse ecosystem.  Come to any or all of these free seminars to learn more about this beautiful wonderland we live in. The majority of the seminars will be held in the Paintbrush Dorm Lobby but please check the Activity Calendar to be sure.     Cougar Seminar  Jan 16…

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27TH 7:00 PM OLD FAITHFUL EMPLOYEE PUB Attend this exciting seminar about wolves presented by Douglas Smith PhD, Senior Wildlife Biologist in Yellowstone National Park. Along with supervising the wolf, bird and elk programs, he has published a wide variety of journal articles and book chapters on beavers, wolves, and birds.  He has also co-authored three popular books on wolves (The Wolves of Yellowstone & Decade of the Wolf which won the 2005…

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Although many employees will be leaving soon we still have so many activities happening!!  Below is a list of all our upcoming Parkwide events. Please talk to your location recreation staff during posted office hours for times, details and instructions on how to sign up for any event. Ping Pong Invitational July 23 Canyon Recreation Hall Ultimate Frisbee Tournament July 29 Lower Mammoth Softball Field 6 on 6 Parkwide Volleyball Tournament August 4 Mammoth Recreation Hall Parkwide Dodgeball…

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Mountain lion, cougar, puma, panther, catamount – this animal has more names than any other mammal in the Western Hemisphere, yet it is seldom-seen and shrouded in mystery.  Learn where cougars live in Yellowstone, explore their biology and ecology, and look into their secretive lives through the lenses of hidden cameras. Carolyn Harwood is a Resident Instructor with the Yellowstone Association Institute.  She studied Outdoor Recreation Leadership and Management at Northern Michigan University and is…

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