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National Geographic Names Two Yellowstone Researchers in Contest

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National Geographic has nominated two Yellowstone researchers as Adventurers of the Year for their work on elk migration.

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Montana Bison Hunting Season Starts Sunday, November 15

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Parts of southwestern Montana will open to bison hunting Sunday, November 15.

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Yellowstone Natural History: Elk

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Elk aren’t exclusive to Yellowstone National Park, but they rank among its most beloved herbivores, second only to bison.

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Yellowstone Elk Population Stable: 2014 Survey

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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.

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Will Yellowstone Brucellosis Battle Extend to Elk?

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The battle to eradicate brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone area may be extended to elk, as a $35 million provision in the proposed federal farm bill could enable long-term management of area herds.

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Study: Drought, Not Wolves, Impact Yellowstone Elk Reproductive Rates

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With the Yellowstone elk population declining in recent years, a study from Wyoming-based researchers indicates that drought, and not the presence of wolves, is to blame for declining reproductive rates.

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Judge: Slaughter of Yellowstone Bison Can Commence

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Yellowstone Bison

Saying that the slaughter of 500 Yellowstone National Park bison would not harm the long-term survival of the species, U.S. District Court Judge Charles Lovell signed a ruling allowing the Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) to begin putting them down.

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Feds Ease Brucellosis Rules; Will Yellowstone-Area Attitudes Change?

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Yellowstone Bison

The Obama Administration has eased brucellosis management and detection rules in the states bordering Yellowstone National Park, but will the changes lead to reforms in bison management?

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Yellowstone Area Webcams: Mammoth Hot Springs

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Mammoth Webcam

Streaming from the second floor of the Albright Visitor Center, the Mammoth Hot Springs webcam is popular for viewing wildlife in the general area right outside the center. It's a popular place for elk, but occasionally you'll see other wildlife wandering through.

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Endangered Species Coalition: Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Merits Protection

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Yellowstone SignIn a move that doesn't surprise Yellowstone National Park observers grappling with climate change, the Endangered Species Coalition named the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem as one of the 10 most endangered areas on the globe.

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