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Yellowstone Winter Classes – 2015

The non-profit Yellowstone Association Institute (YAI) has opened registration for winter 2015 – 2016 Field Seminars, Private Tours, Lodging & Learning and Youth and College programs, including programs scheduled during the holiday season.

Categories: National Parks and the Environment, Road & Rail
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National Parks are Presidential – Throughout History

United States presidents have created national parks, had lodges and parks named after them and used them for high-level meetings with international leaders.

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Naked Men’s Volleyball – Puna, Hawaii

At Isle of You Naked Volleyball, however, the primates play less like the aggressive chimp and more like the fun-loving bonobo.

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A Lunar Eclipse Darkens the Sky of Puna

By David Currier -

And you may not need to go to the summit of Mauna Kea to enjoy an eclipse or even a shooting star.

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Affordable Hawaiian Living

By David Currier -

Recent real-estate news reports and blogs describe the Puna District as the last affordable location in Hawaii for middle-class retirees and younger adventuresome types (gay or straight) to construct a home. I needed to reconfirm that our investments have been wise – financially and socially.

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Yellowstone – Winter Sights and Packages

Yellowstone – A Winter Paradise   When Yellowstone National Park is covered in a blanket of snow, things can get a little weird. Throughout the winter season, the park becomes a 2.2-million acre visual smorgasbord, full of strange sights and sounds that delight the park’s visitors [...]

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Queen’s Laundry at Sentinel Meadows – Yellowstone

By David Currier -

Construction of the approximately 9’ x 19’ log Queen's Laundry bathhouse began in 1881. Plans called for a slanted “shed” roof covered with sod. However, when Superintendent Norris was replaced by Patrick H. Conger in 1882, the perspective of what Yellowstone National Park should be and [...]

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Yellowstone – Fall and Winter Opportunities

NOW’S YOUR CHANCE TO PLAN THAT FALL OR WINTER TRIP TO YELLOWSTONE; CHECK OUT THE NEW PROGRAMS OFFERED BY YELLOWSTONE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE This is the year to stop talking about it and actually schedule that winter-season trip to Yellowstone National Park. The non-profit Yellowstone [...]

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Yellowstone Association Overlook Field Campus; Gardiner, Montana

YAI naturalist guides pick up groups at the cabins in the morning and return them to the cabins after the programs, which last about eight hours per day. Programs are designed to meet the needs, abilities and interests of each group.

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