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Don’t Look Now, But Yellowstone National Park Opens Friday

Bison in Yellowstone

Despite the snow and cold rain coming down on much of the United States, there’s a faint glimmer of summer as Yellowstone National Park opens for 2014 this Friday — and it’s free over the weekend. Read More »

Yellowstone Park Foundation Snares Grant to Protect Historic Collections

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance

Nice honor: The Yellowstone Park Foundation (YPF) received a $106,000 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to protect historic collections at the Yellowstone National Park Archives’ Heritage and Research Center (HRC). Read More »

Yellowstone Elk Population Stable: 2014 Survey

Elk

Bad weather and a lack of equipment affected this year’s Northern Yellowstone elk count, but Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks officials say they have enough data to estimate that the population remains constant from last year. Read More »

Another Yellowstone sustainability project: Lamar Buffalo Ranch

Lamar Buffalo Ranch

The National Park Service is tackling another Yellowstone sustainability project and seeking public input on changes to the existing energy conservation and renewable energy production systems at historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch. Read More »

Yellowstone electrical system set for upgrade

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance

The Yellowstone electrical system isn’t always the most dependable system on the planet, so a plan to improve the reliability, safety and overall service quality of the Northwestern Energy (NWE) system was approved by Sue Masica, director of the Intermountain Region of the National Park Service, last week. Read More »

Earthquakes Hit Yellowstone; Felt in Gateway Communities

Yellowstone earthquakes

A series of earthquakes hit Yellowstone National Park early this morning, including several 3+ quakes and a 4.8-intensity earthquake felt in West Yellowstone and Gardiner. Read More »

Yellowstone Spring Biking: The 2014 Season Begins

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance

Another sign of seasonal change: Yellowstone spring biking is available for those hardy enough to brave the elements, with the road between West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs open tomorrow (March 27) at 8 a.m. Read More »

Yellowstone Bison Slaughter Ends; Protester Arrested

Yellowstone Bison

It was quite the eventful end to this year’s Yellowstone bison slaughter, with 600 bison — more than anticipated — removed from the herds and a protester arrested and released after blocking the entrance to the Stephens Creek bison trap for two hours. Read More »

Another Sign of Spring: Yellowstone Bears Emerge from Hibernation

Grizzly in snow

Another sign of spring: Yellowstone bears are emerging from hibernation in the Greater Yellowstone Area, leading the National Park Service to issue a general warning to those still in the Park. Read More »

The Plows are Out in Yellowstone

Plowing to the East Entrance

Yes, we’re closer to spring than the many inches of snow on the ground would indicate, as plowing has begun on Yellowstone National Park roads. Read More »

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