Yellowstone as a Classroom: Brett French Radio Show Preview
By angelamontana

Posted: February 14, 2014

Snow, cross-country skiing and thermal features – everybody should have had a class like this when they were going to school. That was the classroom for a group of University of Montana students recently as they ventured to Yellowstone National Park for a Yellowstone Studies class. The class is part of UM’s Wilderness Institute, within the College of Forestry and Conservation. For students, it’s a shotgun blast of information on many of the issues that swirl around Yellowstone like snowmobiling, wolf management and conservation issues. It’s also a chance for student to see the park in winter, a time of year that many of them had not visited. To read more about it, log on to:


(Written by Brett French-Outdoors Editor for the Billings Gazette; Photo: Brett French)