The Billings Gazette of Billings, Montana, published an article on October 3, 2021, about Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Cam Sholly’s discussion of climate change and other challenges facing the Park in our September 2021 World Heritage Webinar. Read the article “Dry summer emphasizes threat of climate change to Yellowstone National Park” by Brett French here. The article also addresses the reintroduction of wolves and other predators into the park’s ecosystem as presented by Senior Wildlife Biologist, Doug Smith.
A description of the webinar and a link to the webinar recording can be found here: https://usicomos.org/past-webinars/greater_yellowstone_ecosystem/.
Climate change is an urgent issue across the globe. For its impacts on cultural heritage and World Heritage Sites, make plans now to attend our Virtual International Symposium and Conference, “Preserving World Heritage in a Changing Climate,” 28-29 October, 1-5 pm EDT each day. Information and a link to register are here: https://usicomos.org/symposium/.