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  • Multi-day programs include lodging, most meals, in-park transportation, and optional evening programs.

  • Discover Yellowstone on one-day or multi-day options.

  • In-depth experiences alongside park experts. Field excursions and classroom presentations give a unique overview of the Yellowstone ecosystem.

  • Middle-school through college-age groups have the opportunity to develop a deeper connection to Yellowstone. Programs are designed to engage the next generation of park stewards. Scholarship opportunities available.

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Yellowstone Resources and Issues Handbook 2016

Learn from the experts in this annual compendium of information about Yellowstone National Park. The go-to reference for amateurs and professionals alike, the 2016 Resources and Issues Handbook has the answer to just about any Yellowstone-related question a person can think of. Produced and reviewed annually by Yellowstone National Park staff. Fits nicely into a satchel or backpack. 8.5" x 11"

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Official Park Education Partner Since 1933

The Yellowstone Association is the National Park Service's primary partner in providing education in Yellowstone

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"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
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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.

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