Yellowstone National Park

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Reports say Yellowstone grizzly population is strong

October 30, 2014

Biologists this week reported a record estimate for female Yellowstone grizzlies with cubs born this year, the lowest mortality since 2009, and an estimated 1,000 …

Environment elk hunt

Photographers sue to stop Grand Teton elk hunt

October 21, 2014

Action in D.C. court says elk feeding is cause of hunt that killed one grizzly bear and could kill four more.

The Pitch

Public invited to chart greater Yellowstone direction

October 1, 2014

Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee managers are inviting the public to join them in a conversation in late October in Bozeman, Montana.

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Judge spikes Wyo. wolf plan, reinstates federal protections

September 25, 2014

For now, it is illegal to kill or harass a wolf anywhere in Wyoming.

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Yellowstone is filled with ‘geyser gazers’ patiently awaiting eruptions

August 19, 2014

People passionate about Yellowstone’s thermal features spend weeks to observe eruptions.

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Soaking in Yellowstone

August 12, 2014

Mr. Bubbles offers rare chance to get in water from park’s thermal features.

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Paddling bill makes waves

December 10, 2013

A bill introduced by Rep. Cynthia Lummis could allow paddling on rivers in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

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Yellowstone finally has a winter use plan that satisfies environmental and business stakeholders

October 22, 2013

After 15 years Yellowstone National Park published a rule to manage winter use in the park.

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Yellowstone and Grand Teton reopen to fall splendor—and the crowds are gone

October 22, 2013

Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park have reopened with a few weeks in the fall season left to make up for time lost due to …

Economy

Protestors at East Gate demand reopening of Yellowstone

October 15, 2013

Protestors gathered at the East Gate to Yellowstone Park to demand a solution to the government shutdown that has closed national parks nationwide.

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Burned areas from 1988 Yellowstone fires aid research

September 10, 2013

The 1988 fires in Yellowstone might have been destructive, but they also provided scientists with a valuable learning opportunity to better understand fire ecology.

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10 sunny summer sights from Yellowstone and Grand Teton

June 11, 2013

Summer has arrived in Wyoming’s national parks. The visitors have come, but the residents are in shorter supply.

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Study: Decline of cutthroat trout forces grizzlies to eat more elk

May 21, 2013

The decline in the Yellowstone Cutthroat trout population has caused grizzly bears to shift their diet to elk calves in Yellowstone National Park.

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Grizzly bear delisting uncertain despite strong numbers

April 30, 2013

Wildlife managers are looking at white bark pine and new ways to track grizzly populations as they look to delisting the animals.

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Prepare for bears

April 2, 2013

Bears are emerging from hibernation. Make sure you are bear aware when recreating in grizzly country.

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Served Warm

March 1, 2013

Steam rises from the Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone Park, Wyoming.

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Yellowstone Park seeks compromises on snowmobiles

February 26, 2013

A new winter-use plan may finally strike a balance between environmental concerns and tourism interests in the long-running dispute over snowmobiles.

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Winter Wildland

January 29, 2013

Winter transforms Yellowstone National Park. The quiet and scenery provides a park experience different from in summer.

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Fat bike festival aims to increase winter access

January 23, 2013

This weekend fat bike enthusiasts gather near Yellowstone National Park to ride and raise awareness about how bikes can share winter roads and trails.

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Is there a War on the West’s National Parks?

Commentary by Lisa McGee and Richard Garrett December 9, 2012 December 9, 2012

If Wyoming abandons the tourism-based segment of its’ economy, it risks the perpetuation of the boom-and-bust cycle that has plagued the state for generations.