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Yellowstone Officials Call For Change At Stephens Creek

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Annual operations at the Stephens Creek Bison Capture Facility are gearing up—but some officials are saying a change is necessary.

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Delisting Rule Likely Months Away For Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

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It may take months for Yellowstone area grizzly bears to possibly be removed from the Endangered Species List.

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Oregon Couple Pleads Guilty to Poaching Bison in Grand Teton National Park

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A pair of Oregon residents have pleaded guilty to poaching a bison in Grand Teton National Park last winter.

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Over 250 Comment on Lucky Minerals Drilling Proposal

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Public comment has closed on the proposal to let Lucky Minerals Inc. do exploratory drilling north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Interior Purchases 640-Acre Parcel in Grand Teton National Park

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The state of Wyoming announced today it is selling a 640-acre parcel of Wyoming School Trust Land to the National Park Service.

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Researcher Criticizes Yellowstone Grizzly Population Model

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Ahead of a potential Yellowstone grizzlies delisting move, at least one researcher has called into question the model used to estimate their population.

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Yellowstone Officials Wary Of Invasive Mussels

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Biologists in Yellowstone National Park are on the alert for a new ecosystem threat: mussels.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Voices Concern Over Grizzly Delisting

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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk has expressed concern over the future of Yellowstone’s grizzly population.

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Climate Change Projected To Alter Yellowstone Winter Operations

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With declining snowpack predicted throughout the Rocky Mountain West due to climate warming, a recent study suggests snow levels in some parts of Yellowstone won’t be deep or consistent enough to support a full season of over-snow travel as early as mid-century, according to two Yellowstone-area scientists.

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IBMP Reps Say 1300 Yellowstone Bison May Need To Be Culled

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Bison managers now say upward of 1,200 to 1,300 bison need to be culled to curb growth in Yellowstone National Park’s herd.

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