Media Event: New Insight into Climate Change Impacts on Yellowstone

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Federal and university partners invite members of the media to a virtual news conference next week about past and future effects of climate change on the iconic Greater Yellowstone Area.   

WHAT:   Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey, Montana State University, the University of Wyoming, Greater Yellowstone Coalition and partners studied past climate change in the Greater Yellowstone Area and evaluated how those changes could progress by 2100. Coauthors of the forthcoming report and voices from the Greater Yellowstone Area will discuss the significance of the findings and answer media questions. This event is open to members of the news media.


WHERE: Zoom meeting link: 

             Meeting ID: 824 5627 2479 

             Toll-free number for U.S.-based participants: 877-853-5247 


WHEN:    10-11 a.m. MDT, Wednesday, June 23 



  • Hosted and facilitated by the Greater Yellowstone Coalition 
  • Experts and coauthors from: USGS, Montana State University, University of Wyoming, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, Greater Yellowstone Coalition and MountainWorks Inc.  
  • Voices from the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: Yellowstone National Park, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Park County Environmental Council and Wyoming Game & Fish Department