YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk has been recognized for leadership in addressing environmental issues and concerns.

Wenk was among four individuals who recently received the Walter T. Cox Award for sustained achievement in public service, providing leadership in administration of public lands and for forming policies that affect natural and cultural resources.

Before taking the Yellowstone position, Wenk also served four years as deputy director of operations for the National Park Service in Washington D.C. and for nine months was the acting director of the National Park Service during the transition of the Obama administration.

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