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The Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center will be closed to the public from Friday, April 18 through Monday, April 21 as the final phase of a small construction project on the north end of the building wraps up.
Two areas of the National Elk Refuge
will remain closed to the public through April 30. The closures provide
wintering animals protection at a time when their energy reserves are low and
abundant new vegetation growth, or green–up, is not yet widely available for
Spring-like conditions, signs of green-up, and elk behavior have contributed to the decision to conclude supplemental feeding for the season.
For ten days in March, the National Elk Refuge celebrated the March 14 birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System. The celebration included a friendly competition to see which national wildlife refuges were best represented at the visitor center.
National Elk Refuge is excited to partner with the National Museum of Wildlife
Art for the museum’s final Wild Wednesday program of the season on Wednesday,
March 19 from 5:30 – 9:00 pm.
The National Elk Refuge is pleased to offer an opportunity this month to celebrate several significant dates in the history of the National Wildlife Refuge System.
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