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Yellowstone Park Foundation Strategic Initiatives

The Yellowstone Park Foundation works closely with the National Park Service to identify Yellowstone's immediate needs and long-term funding challenges. To help accomplish this mission, YPF funds projects under six distinct initiatives. By investing in the following Strategic Initiatives, and if we take the same visionary action that created the Yellowstone we love today, your support can preserve an extraordinary Yellowstone that lasts forever.

Wildlife, Wonders & Wilderness

Projects relating to wildlife, geology, science, the ecosystem, and education to preserve natural resources

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Visitor Experience

Projects that enhance the visitor experience, including education, recreation, safety, and accessibility

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Cultural Treasures

Projects that protect, preserve, research, or share information about Yellowstone’s human history and cultural resources

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Projects that promote the effectiveness, safety, and efficiency of rangers, and preserves the rich tradition of rangers in Yellowstone

Projects that promote the effectiveness, safety, and efficiency of rangers, and preserves the rich tradition of rangers in Yellowstone

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Greenest Park

Projects that reduce Yellowstone’s ecological footprint, increase operational efficiency, and better preserve environmental resources

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Tomorrow’s Stewards

Projects that promote the understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of Yellowstone among the next generation

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