Various GYCC subcommittees carry out the on-going coordination of management activities in the Greater Yellowstone Area. Click on each Subcommittee for more information.
Aquatic Invasive Species Cooperative
Clean Air Partnership
Climate Change Adaptation
Connect People to the Land
Fire Management Team
Recreation Visitor Use Group
Sustainable Operations Subcommittee
Terrestrial Invasive Species Committee
Whitebark Pine Committee
Several additional groups working on Greater Yellowstone issues are listed below.
Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee (link to Committee's website)
A subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC website).
Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) (link)
An interdisciplinary group of scientists and biologists responsible for
long-term monitoring and research efforts on grizzly bears
in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
Greater Yellowstone Trumpeter Swan Working Group (link)
Northern Yellowstone Cooperative Wildlife Working Group
Biologists from Yellowstone NP, Gallatin NF, USGS, and Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks work together on issues concerning the northern elk herd winter range. The group coordinates and standardizes survey methodology, timing and reporting. They identify research priorities for antelope, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, mule deer and elk using the Northern Range.
Key contact –P.J. White, Yellowstone National Park. (307) 344-2442. PJ_White@nps.gov
Jackson Hole Elk Working Group
Managers from the National Elk Refuge, Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest and Wyoming Fish and Game address issues such as population and habitat management, research priorities and habitat restoration primarily related to elk and bison inhabiting the Jackson Hole area.
Key contact - Steve Kallin, National Elk Refuge. Steve_Kallin@fws.gov