YSCC 2017 Fall Conference

Step outside and be awed by The Greatest Classroom on Earth – Yellowstone National Park!

Take advantage of this special invitation to our 2017 YSCC Fall Conference.

  • Spend one full day participating in classroom and field presentations on the past and recent Yellowstone fires and West Yellowstone earthquake 
  • Spend time with current Consortium member professors who will share their experiences in Yellowstone Country
  • Spend one full day touring the Park to discover the experiential learning opportunities for you and your fellow faculty and students
  • Tour and use the YSC facility

$265 Conference Registration Fee includes:

10.18 Wednesday night Welcome Dinner

10.19 Thursday's YSC classroom and area field presentations by featured speakers. Hike, explore and tour:

  • 1988 and 2016 Yellowstone fire areas and 2017 Montana fires
    • Clyde Seely, Owner
      Three Bear Lodge
      WYED Board Member and Long-time West Yellowstone Resident
      — Organizer, Leader and Facilitator in defending West Yellowstone from the '88 fires with 16 miles of sprinkler pipe from regional farmers
    • Diane Hutton, Forester
      Fire Management Officer
      U.S. Forest Service
      Beaverhead Deerlodge National Forest, Wisdom Ranger District
      — Incident Commander for fighting the 2016 Maple Fire
  • 1959 West Yellowstone earthquake area
    • Michael Stickney, Director
      Earthquake Studies Office
      Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology
      Montana Tech of the University of Montana
  • Transportation and lunch

10.20 Friday tour of Yellowstone (Picnic in the Park included) Bring your cameras!
This is a memorable, all day Park tour that will open varieties of enrichment opportunities in many disciplines to new professors who in turn will be able to use them in building programs of their own

YSC Facility Use

*The Conference fee is $265 for current YSCC members. If your school is new to the Consortium, or if you have not already paid your YSCC Membership Dues for the 2017 calendar year, then please add $50 to the $265 fee to cover your 2017 Membership Dues.

(Lodging and Thursday and Friday night dinners not included; some lodging will include breakfast)

Lodging Options


Three Bear Lodge / Motel
217 Yellowstone Avenue
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

800-646-7353 • info@threebearlodge.com


The Evergreen Motel
229 Firehole Avenue
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

(406) 646-7655


The Holiday Inn
315 Yellowstone Avenue
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

(406) 646-7365
The Holiday Inn West Yellowstone


The Stage Coach Inn
209 Madison Avenue
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

(406) 646-7381
Stage Coach Inn


The Madison Hotel
139 Yellowstone Avenue
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

(406) 646-7745