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Another Winter of Yellowstone Bison Cull Challenges On Tap

Yellowstone bison

One unfortunate side effect of winter: the inevitable debate over how to handle the Yellowstone bison cull. This winter should be no exception. Read More »

Comment Period Extended for Yellowstone Fee Hikes

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The public comment period regarding potential Yellowstone fee hikes has been extended through December 20, as proposed changes for 2015 are still under consideration. Read More »

Proposed Yellowstone Monitoring Station Under Debate

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A climate monitoring station has been proposed for Yellowstone National Park under a National Science Foundation project designed to monitor the impacts of climate change, land-use change, and invasive species on the ecosystem. Read More »

Weigh In on Proposed Yellowstone Fee Increases

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This is your chance to weigh in on proposed Yellowstone National Park entrance fee increases, as Park officials seek a hike in entrance costs for the first time since 2006 while instituting a backcountry overnight permit fee. Read More »

October Yellowstone Visitation Surges

Porcelain Basin

October was another record-setting month for Yellowstone visitation, as over 194,000 people came to the National Park — the most ever for October. Read More »

Yellowstone fiber-optic line installation on tap?

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Yellowstone National Park officials are talking with CenturyLink about a new fiber-optic line running through the Park via Grand Teton National Park that would significantly upgrade bandwidth for visitors. Read More »

Yellowstone enzymes key in Ebola diagnosis tool

Octopus Spring

Enzymes from Yellowstone National Park’s thermal features are the basis of a potential Ebola field diagnosis tool — the first of its kind that could be key in containing spread of the disease. Read More »

Snow Impacts Final Days of Yellowstone Season

Blacktail Plateau, October 27, 2014. NPS photo.

You have six more days to visit most of Yellowstone National Park before the end of the 2014 season, but be warned that snow could impact your traveling plans. Read More »

Yellowstone Norris Geyser Basin: After Activity, All is Quiet

Steamboat Geyser in steam phase, September 2014

One nugget to come out of a conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem last week: movement of the Yellowstone Norris Geyser Basin had been measured by sensors to be moving southeast and upward, but the activity ceased after an April 2014 earthquake. Read More »

Record Visitation to Yellowtone in September 2014

Moose Falls, Yellowstone National Park

It was a record-setting September, as some 571,764 recreational visitors came to Yellowstone National Park last month, an increase of 2.48 percent compared to September 2013. Read More »

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