News from Yellowstone
Yellowstone Gears Up for 13th Biennial Scientific Conference› Read More
The 13th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) is accepting abstract submissions now through May 15, 2016.
YA Director of Education among the “100 Most Influential People in Great Smoky Mountains National Park History”› Read More
Congratulations to our director of education, Ken Voorhis, who was recently named to the inaugural “100 Most Influential People in Great Smoky Mountains National Park History” as published by Great Smoky Mountains Association (GSMA).
Yellowstone Celebrates National Park Week› Read More
In honor of National Park Week and the National Park Service Centennial, entrance fees to Yellowstone National Park will be waived Saturday, April 16 through Sunday, April 24. National Park Week is an annual celebration of the parks and programs in communities nationwide that have allowed generations to discover history, nature, and wildlife in irreplaceable ways.
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National Geographic Power of Parks: Yellowstone
In 2016, National Geographic is celebrating the centennial of national parks, and their May issue is entirely devoted to the world’s first national park—Yellowstone. The issue focuses on both flora and fauna and all the complexities of this vigorously protected ecosystem. Features stunning photography and insightful articles by award-winning writer David Quammen and others. Also includes a free standing map of the park.
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Why I'm a Member
"What YA does is critical to making the park accessible and engaging for visitors. The biodiversity both in and around Yellowstone can only be maintained if we commit our time, resources, and energy to understanding and protecting it. It’s a one-of-a-kind, complex natural resource—worthy of all our efforts to protect. "- Linda and Reid Murchison
Who We Are
The nonprofit Yellowstone Association, in partnership with the National Park Service, connects people to Yellowstone National Park and our natural world through education. Our operations include 12 educational Park Stores, a membership program with 35,000 members world-wide, and the Yellowstone Association Institute which offers more than 600 in-depth courses each year.