Al Nash

National Parks Entrance Fee Waived This Weekend [AUDIO]
Yellowstone National Park, as well as many other national parks and national monuments, will waive entrance fees this weekend to recognize Martin Luther King Day on Monday. First of 2012’s free entrance days: “It’s the first of several days the national parks are offering to giv…
Yellowstone Conducts Commercial Vehicle Inspections [AUDIO]
Yellowstone National Park officials are putting the word out that there will safety inspections of commercial vehicles traveling in the park, and those inspections are conducted throughout the summer. Yellowstone Spokesman Al Nash says those inspections are to protect visitors. Making sure commercia…
National Parks Offer Free Admission On Solstice [AUDIO]
The National Parks Service is helping people celebrate the first day of summer this Tuesday by waiving entrance fee to all national parks for non-commercial vehicles. That certainly includes the world’s first national park, says Yellowstone Spokesman Al Nash, so the 25-dollar entrance permit …
Yellowstone National Park Winter Use Remains Hot Topic
The Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone National Park, long in the making, is back on the agenda for meetings next week in Wyoming. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement analyzing a variety of approaches is open for public comment. “We have a series of public meetings and two webinars where we…
Park Requests Ideas Concerning Weeds [AUDIO]
Yellowstone National Park is asking for comments and questions and ideas about how it deals with weeds, invasive plants. Park ecosystem makes invasive plants an important issue: “A lot of what we need to analyze and what we need to hear from the public about is how we might go about controlli…
Yellowstone Bison Amass Near Border [AUDIO]
Yellowstone National Park is a reservoir of brucellosis. The livestock disease got there a century ago when infected cattle roamed freely inside the park, and now, brucellosis has been all but eradicated in domestic livestock, says Yellowstone Spokesman Al Nash. Bison in the park can carry the disea…
Drovers Move Bison From Yellowstone Park [AUDIO]
A test group of 25 bison will be herded out of Yellowstone National Park north into the Gardiner Basin Wednesday morning. The bison drive is a part of the Interagency Bison Management Plan that is designed to test whether the bison can leave the park without threatening domestic livestock with the d…