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UNESCO report goofs; there are no glaciers in Yellowstone

JACKSON —There are no glaciers in Yellowstone National Park.

That’s according to Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly. Speaking with the Jackson Hole Daily on Friday morning about the summer season, he responded to a UNESCO report that said climate change would cause some glaciers in World Heritage Sites to disappear by 2050. Glaciers in Yellowstone were included in that list.

That was an error, Sholly said. The superintendent said Yellowstone had told UNESCO as much.

“There’s definitely places in the national park system in North America where glaciers are receding at substantially faster ra...