Various GYCC subcommittees carry out the on-going coordination of management activities in the Greater Yellowstone Area.  Click on each Subcommittee for more information.

Additional groups working on Greater Yellowstone issues are listed below:

  • Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee—A subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee.Contact – Mary Erickson, Current YES Chair, Custer Gallatin National Forest,, (406) 587-6701
  • Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST)—An interdisciplinary group of scientists and biologists responsible for long-term monitoring and research efforts on grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
  • 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. Contact -P.J. White, Yellowstone National Park,, (307) 344-2442
  • 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. Contact – Steve Kallin, National Elk Refuge,, (307) 201-5409