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National Parks and U.S. Forest Service

U.S. Forest Service - Gallatin National Forest
Official site of the Gallatin National Forest. You can check out information on fire education, the current weather forecast, and general information on this vast national forest.

National Park Service - Grand Teton National Park
This Park Service site provides information about the Grand Tetons including maps, park news and background information.

National Park Service - Yellowstone National Park
Visit this link to learn more about America's first national park. Take time to read about wildlife, history and culture in the park.

Service Partners

Yellowstone Forever
While you are in Yellowstone you will spend two days with educators from Yellowstone Forever. Their guides will lead the group on wildlife watching tours and day hikes to some of Yellowstone's most unique features.

Western Center for Historic Preservation
The Western Center for Historic Preservation (WCHP) is an education and resource center dedicated to the preservation and maintenance of cultural resources. You will complete service projects with the WCHP that focus on promoting their goals of stewardship, education and preservation.

Gallatin Valley YMCA
Homepage for the Gallatin Valley Y. While in the Bozeman area, your group will spend a couple days volunteering with the amazing kids at the Gallatin Valley Y Day Camp.

Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation
For a number of years our groups have volunteered with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation on their Wildlife Friendlier Fencing Program. This website talks about the formation of the foundation and the importance of removing barbed wire fencing.

General Information

Yellowstone Net
This contains a plethora of information on Yellowstone and includes links to live webcams throughout the national park.

Yellowstone Supervolcano
A report on findings related to the size of the supervolcano under Yellowstone National Park.

Leave No Trace
The Center for Outdoor Ethics has compiled 7 principles that teach people how to enjoy the outdoors while minimizing our impact on the environment. YAS participants will not be backpacking on the trip, but you will be camping out along the way and should follow best practices. Take a look and become familiar with the principles before you arrive at camp.

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