Summer is a time for outdoor fun with family and friends, and hopefully a visit to Yellowstone or any one of our spectacular national parks. With barbeques, beach trips and hikes to enjoy, we’re betting that reading your email is not high on your priority list. With that in mind, we bring you a different e-newsletter format – “Summer Bits & Pieces.” Instead of in-depth articles, we’d like to share with you a few newsy items to keep you up-to-date and help you make the most of your summer park visit:
Learn the basics, plus a few fun facts, about sleeping under the stars in our favorite park in Yellowstone Camping Q&A
Not long ago, our friends at Toyota created a video about the Yellowstone Park Foundation to help us tell our story, and it has since won a Telly Award! Watch a shorter, 5-minute version>>
Attention members of the 1872 Society: We’re having a special event just for you this coming September at Yellowstone Lake! Learn more>>
Free summer Ranger Programs are offered throughout Yellowstone, such as hikes, Stars Over Yellowstone astronomy programs, the Wildlife Olympics for children, and much more. Download the summer schedule>>
A recent tragedy underscores the importance of being “bear aware.” Read some bear-safety reminders and learn how you can help enhance park safety by sponsoring a bear box.
Is your mobile phone becoming your communications tool of choice? Sign up now to have Yellowstone videos, photos, news and stories sent right to your phone!
And speaking of mobile… check out our new mobile-friendly website (just go to www.ypf.org on your smartphone browser). We’re also working to make future issues of Yellowstone eNews more mobile-friendly.
Long-time Yellowstone supporter Coca-Cola and other partners are sponsoring the America Is Your Park campaign. Vote online for Yellowstone as your favorite park and help Yellowstone win a $100,000 grant from Coca-Cola!
From all of us at the Yellowstone Park Foundation, to all of you: Thank you very much for your support, and best wishes for a safe and fun summer!
Karen Bates Kress