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Officials Say 900 Bison Need To Be Removed To Curb Yellowstone Herd Growth

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Officials in Yellowstone National Park say 900 bison would need to be removed to curb the herd’s growth.

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Superintendent Dan Wenk Predicts Record Crowds in Coming Years

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Superintendent Dan Wenk predicts record numbers of people will visit Yellowstone National Park over the coming years.

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Congress Needed To Make Mining Claims Ban North of Yellowstone Permanent

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Although the Interior Department has temporarily blocked new mining claims north of Yellowstone, it would take Congress to make the ban permanent.

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Crews Remove 366,000 Lake Trout from Yellowstone Lake

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It’s that time of year again: lake trout removal numbers for Yellowstone Lake are in—and echoing last year, they’re up significantly.

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New Mining Claims Temporarily Banned North of Yellowstone National Park

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The Obama administration is expected to announce a temporary ban on new mining claims on U.S. Forest Service land near Yellowstone National Park.

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Conservation Strategy Approved For Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials are one step closer to delisting Yellowstone grizzly bears.

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Proposal to Delist Yellowstone Grizzlies Faces Uncertainty

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After months of debate and drafting, state and federal wildlife managers are still hammering out details of the proposal to delist Yellowstone grizzlies from the Endangered Species Act.

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Man Who Died In Hot Spring Accident Wanted To Go Soaking

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The man who died after falling into a hot spring in Norris earlier this year may have been looking to go soaking in the basin.

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IGBC Invites Public To Fall Meeting November 16-17

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The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC) is inviting the public to its Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcomittee meeting in Cody, Wyoming.

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CSKT, Other Tribes Sign Treaty Opposing Grizzly Delisting

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The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT), among other tribal entities, have signed a treaty opposing the delisting of Yellowstone grizzlies.

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