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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Who is singing that sweet song? What kind of hawk is that? What is that brilliantly colored duck? If you are curious about the array of birds inhabiting Yellowstone, this program will answer your questions and provide an overview of Yellowstone’s amazing feathered wildlife. Katy Duffy, Yellowstone’s former interpretive planner and supervisor, studied birds for more than 25 years in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Katy is a licensed bird bander and has banded birds in Montana,…

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Have you ever wanted to experience the true beauty of Yellowstone and camp in the backcountry? At this interactive seminar we will teach you all the basic skills needed for your backcountry trip! You’ll learn how to plan a trip, what gear you should bring, how to pack your gear, and how to be safe in grizzly country. We will also have a used backpacking gear sale while supplies last immediately following the seminar.  …

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There’s no better way to commemorate your summer working in the world’s first national park than Yellowstone Staff Gear! We have a variety of items for sale in all our location recreation offices. Clothing               Other Staff Gear (Not Pictured – Koozies available for $2)

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Want to learn more about bears and wolves of Yellowstone?  Well, we’re here for you.  We offer a bear and a wolf seminar in most locations throughout the park. Bear Seminars It wouldn’t be Yellowstone without bears! Learn about these iconic animals, their history in the park, their characteristics and behaviors, and how to avoid and handle a bear encounter. Presented by a member of the NPS Bear Management Program. Wolf Seminars Learn all about…

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