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Barrasso Monitors Winter Plan

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With snow in the air now, more people are beginning to think of the coming winter season.  This year, a temporary winter use plan will again dictate the visitation to Yellowstone National Park while park officials sort through the 58-thousand comments received on the proposed final winter use plan.  US Senator John Barrasso says postponing that decision was the right thing to do.  Barrasso says winter use in Yellowstone is vital to the economies of the surrounding communities as well as to the recreational use of the American public.  He says the these restrictive plans have been making it harder and harder to use the park in ways the people enjoy.  Barrasso says the number of comments the park has received in response to the proposed winter use plan shows how much interest there is.  He says he plans to continue to work to find ways to assure there is adequate access to the park.

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