Could Controversial New Bill Lift Yellowstone National Park Paddling Restrictions?

A new bill, that is probably unlikely to turn into a law, may open Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park’s waterways. This proposed bill, HR3492, would help lift restrictions that have been in place since 1971. This original law limited rafts, canoes and other hand-propelled vessels to travel on all rivers, streams and…

Posted on: July 2nd 8:25 am

Societal Epidemic: America’s Youth Staying Indoors

With technology on the rise and more children having access to computers, tablets and Smartphones, studies are showing that there is a rapid childhood epidemic taking hold – it’s known a children having limited access to the outdoors and having a world that involves solely around video games and other indoor activities. Why do more…

Posted on: June 23rd 8:10 am

Using Caution to Preserve Old Faithful Visitor Areas

As one of the most popular destinations within Yellowstone National Park, Old Faithful is a fragile natural wonder. Still being regularly studied by scientists from around the world, these experts advise that extreme caution is exercised when developing this sensitive geothermic area. In fact, scientists recommend that before more development is pursued, the Upper Geyser…

Posted on: May 30th 7:38 am

The Future: Teaching Youth Work Skills

Today’s youths may be facing an employment crisis. “The Washington Post” reports that only a mere 27-percent of today’s college graduates find employment in their current majors. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, employers want graduates that have excellent written and verbal communication skills, valuable leadership qualities, superb analytical and quantitative skills,…

Posted on: May 24th 7:33 am

Dispelling Rumor and Myth: Will Yellowstone Soon Erupt?

The Internet has added to Yellowstone myths, causing many people to question if this geologic wonder will soon explode. While this area does sit on a giant caldera that is full of ever-changing steam vents and an underground volcano, it’s important that the general public understands Yellowstone’s lifespan shouldn’t be based on a single seismometer…

Posted on: April 24th 7:47 am

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