Protect Our Plug

Unintended Consequences: Environmental & human impacts from increased winter traffic to the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone.

PART I: Extracted from “Is Ecotourism Helping or Hurting Our National Parks?” (Click to read full article) Our national parks have been described as America’s Best Idea. They belong to all of us and provide tremendous opportunities, but require us to be responsible stewards as well. Ecotourism is an industry that promotes responsible travel to natural … Read more

WY Snowmobile Tourism By The Numbers

According to a University of Wyoming Study conducted at the end of the 2011-2012 Snowmobile season: Snowmobiling generated a total of $175.5 million per year of economic activity for the Wyoming economy. 49% of this activity is generated through tourism. This same study was again conducted by the University of Wyoming at the end of the 2020-2021 Snowmobile … Read more