Winter Use Plan http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Yellowstone Public Hearings Discuss Snowmobiles and Sylvan Pass http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/yellowstone-public-hearings-discuss-snowmobiles-and-sylvan-pass <p>Yellowstone National Park officials are trotting out their latest proposed winter use plan for public comment this week.&nbsp; The plan describes how park officials believe they can increase the number of snowmobiles per day into the Park, while reducing environmental impacts.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 00:08:35 +0000 Bob Beck 27051 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Yellowstone Public Hearings Discuss Snowmobiles and Sylvan Pass New Plan Allows More Snowmobiles In Yellowstone http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-plan-allows-more-snowmobiles-yellowstone <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Yellowstone National Park officials have released the park&rsquo;s latest winter use plan, which increases the number of snowmobiles that will be allowed in the park.&nbsp;</p><p>The plan would allow 60 snow coaches, but increase the maximum number of snowmobiles from the current limit of 318 up to 480.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s the seventh time that Yellowstone has released an environmental document on what has become a controversial issue.&nbsp; Environmental groups have called for the elimination of snowmobiles inside Yellowstone.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 22:47:42 +0000 Bob Beck 26579 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New Plan Allows More Snowmobiles In Yellowstone