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Founder: The Native Peoples of Yellowstone Valley

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Most Cheerful Citizens: 854th Most Rebellious Youth: 993rd Nicest Citizens: 1,315th+4
Most Compassionate Citizens: 1,320th Largest Welfare Programs: 1,501st Best Weather: 2,204th Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,330th
World Factbook Entry

The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE), at 28,000 square miles, is one of the largest intact temperate-zone ecosystems on Earth today, encompassing Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. It is one of the world's foremost natural laboratories in landscape ecology and geology and is a world-renowned recreational site.

Greater Yellowstone’s natural diversity is essentially intact, retaining or restoring its full historic complement of wildlife species—unique in the wildlands of the contiguous 48 states. Habitats range from high alpine areas to sagebrush, hydrothermal, forests, meadows, and other habitat types. All of these are connected, including linkages provided by streams and rivers that course through changing elevations.


Embassies: The Illuminati, Taijitu, Cascadia, Regionless, Bus Stop, The Great Universe, Fredonia, Nuovoiork, Codex Ylvus, The Pacific Northwest, Gypsy Lands, Save Our Planet, Independence Hill, The Known World, Empire Overlords, The Sasquatch Republic, and 3 others.Reality, The Embassy, and Oneid.

Tags: Casual, Eco-Friendly, Map, Minuscule, and Neutral.

Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem contains 3 nations.

Today's World Census Report

The Most Inclusive in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

WA analysts ranked nations based on whether all citizens were commonly treated as equally valuable members of society.

As a region, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is ranked 2,878th in the world for Most Inclusive.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Native Peoples of Yellowstone ValleyScandinavian Liberal Paradise“Indigenous and Grateful”
2.The Environmental Federation of EtOHDemocratic Socialists“Khaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnn!”
3.The Protectorate of Friendly Park RangersFather Knows Best State“Welcome. Please stay on the trail. Don't feed the bears”

Regional Happenings


Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Regional Message Board

The Region of Save Our Planet welcomes the new embassy with Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem!
It is an honor to establish diplomatic relations with you.
Your nations are always welcome to post on our RMB concerning any issues that affect our Earth.
Please let any of your fellow regions with the Eco-Friendly Tag know about us.

To those regions proposing an embassy exchange, we regret that we've been having some problem in the applications office. Brad, Jasmine, Adolphus, and Felicia have recently rediscovered the Great British Baking Show on Netflix and have been neglecting their duties. Fortunately for them, they've been bringing a lot of cookies into the office, so they've not been sacked. Fired. Whatever. Anyway, they'll try to catch missed opportunities and will reach out to previous applicants with an embassy request. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and the four of them are busy making some kind of sweet rolls to make up for the error. Thank you.

Another friendly reminder that those bison do like to get a little...uh...rambunctious from time to time. Understand that some of these guys weigh about as much as a small car, so before they begin tossing one another about, like they can do, best keep your distance. A lot of distance.

Something much, much smaller than a car, though, can be even deadlier--that virus that's got the whole world hostage, especially in the regions surrounding this ecosystem. Masking up and keeping a respectable distance from one another isn't propaganda. Turns out that it's a very easy way of broadcasting to people whether they respect the well-being of others, or if they are planning to be deliberate, selfish jerks. You don't have to do it because someone else tells you to or not. You do it because we are all human beings and what we should be fighting is the disease, not its victims. Just saying.

Now, in happier news, the government of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has agreed to send out gift baskets to all its residents and visitors, including some rather nice jars of huckleberry jam! Plus, we're trying to get the Yellowstone Valley Fiddler's Association online to serve up a little entertainment. Might have to get Buckley a new laptop, though.

Take care!

We're happy to announce that Giantess Geyser has decided to give us a great show after about six years. Located in the Upper Geyser Basin, Giantess is one of the most powerful geysers in the world, shooting jets over 200 feet in the air. Normally, it erupts maybe a couple times a year, but it's been a few years now since its last eruption.

This video is from The Guardian, but it was taken from the top of Old Faithful Inn's park webcam. <-- video

*sigh* That is not how we cook chicken.

LOL. Are you talking about that guy who thought he could cook chicken in a geyser but got caught? I hope they fine that ijit up the fumerole.

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Seriously considering banning the change to Daylight Savings Time.

Okay... caught up on embassy requests. Sorry to all those I missed. The snow gets really, really deep in the GYE this time of year.

A belated welcome to EtOH. We've been busy trying to open the roads for summer! :)

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