Greater Yellowstone Coalition

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Greater Yellowstone Coalition (GYC)

Address:13 S Willson Ave, Suite 2
PO Box 1874
Bozeman, MT 59715

Established: 1983. Description:Dedicated to protecting and preserving the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem, the area including and surrounding Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana. (see separate entries in national parks section). Members: 13,000. Dues: $35/year.
Publications: Greater Yellowstone Report (quarterly); free to members and free online. Also publishes a wide range of other reports and studies on the Greater Yellowstone region.

See other parks in Montana.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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"We're also concerned that the mine will displace wildlife, like grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, and elk, whose habitats lie near the mine site," says Ekey of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He claims that many animals have already been scared away by the mine company's exploratory drilling.
Greater Yellowstone Coalition. Five naturalist-led trips explore different parts of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
Tom McNamee, President of the 2,300-member, nonprofit Greater Yellowstone Coalition, which promotes an ecological perspective and supports prescribed burning, says, "Yellowstone was formed by some very violent events.
The other groups behind the successful challenge were the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, The Wilderness Society and Winter Wildlands Alliance.
But NPCA teamed with the Greater Yellowstone Coalition and The Wilderness Society to file suit, supporting the crucial input that these agencies provide, and insisting that their findings can't merely be swept aside by the Bush Administration.
That's just what the Greater Yellowstone Coalition is dedicated to doing, says the group's stewardship program director, Dennis Glick.
"The Park Service keeps using the excuse that they need more data to restrict snowmobiles," says Jeanne-Marie Souvigney, associate program director of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, "but they have enough."
The Noranda deal had been secretly negotiated by Mike Clark of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. Clark is a transplant from Washington, having served a stint at the Pew Charitable Trusts and having put in hard time at the Environmental Policy Institute (another love child of the Democratic Party and the enviro foundations) with Bob Chlopak, nemesis of trees.
Louisa Willcox of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition suspects that some members of the Interagency Committee are looking over their shoulders at Washington.
We are scared about the integrity of the whole unit," says Montana's Bob Anderson, head of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition whose concern is for the whole 10-million-acre area.

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