XXXVII International Moor Excursion: Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: Its history and ecology

Sat, Aug 10 (All day) to Sat, Aug 17 (All day)
Bozeman MT - Yellowstone National Park

Excursion Leader:  Cathy Whitlock, Professor Earth Sciences & Co-Director Montana Institute on Ecosystems

Excursion Coordinators:

  • Caitlyn Florentine, Paleoecology Lab Manger, Montana State University
  • Teresa Krause, Paleoecology Lab, Montana State University


  • Learn about Yellowstone’s dynamic Quaternary history
  • Visit important paleoecological sites
  • Examine the history of indigenous peoples
  • Hike to alpine lakes, paleobeaver dams, and geysers
  • Observe the ecological changes since the 1988 fires
  • Witness the aftermath of a supervolcanic eruption
  • Watch bison, elk, bears, and wolves in the wild
  • Get off-the-beaten path in the world's first national park

Limited to 24 Participants:  FULL - applications closed.

See this link for more information

Caitlyn Florentine


MSU IoE Office

Montana State University
605 Leon Johnson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-2374
MSU Director: Bruce Maxwell

UM IoE Office

The Universityi of Montana

The University of Montana
Davidson Honors College
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-6058
UM Director: Maury Valett


Montana University System

Montana University System

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
2500 Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59620