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Winter Images of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone BisonPhotographers are invited to share their favorite winter images of the region with the public during the Third Annual Winter Photo Festival to be held early next month in West Yellowstone.

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Yellowstone-Area Wolf Was Poisoned: FWS

Yellowstone Wolf

Yellowstone WolfA female gray wolf from the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem's Mill Creek Pack was poisoned in 2009 with a banned substance, Compound 1080, when she wandered into Colorado back in 2009, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating.

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Yellowstone Elk Population Down; Decline Reverberates in Ecosystem

Elk

Elk

A tally by wildlife biologists reveals a decline in the northern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem elk population from 1995 to 2010, as increased predation, ongoing drought, and hunting all took their toll on the numbers -- and in the process caused a ripple effect that also took down the wolf and bear populations as well.

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NPS, Syracuse Prof to Study Yellowstone Bison Grazing Habits

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Seeking to determine how many bison can be supported in Yellowstone National Park, the National Park Service and Syracuse University Professor Douglas Frank are studying the effects of grazing on the Park's grasslands -- and perhaps countering some negative beliefs about how bison impact the ecosystem.

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Endangered Species Coalition: Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Merits Protection

Yellowstone National Park

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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Yellowstone Club Employee Kills Bear; State Not Happy

Yellowstone bear

Another bear casualty in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem -- this time in the ultra-exclusive Yellowstone Club -- has officials from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department steamed about the club's poor practices regarding bears.

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Montana FWP: Court Decision Makes Wolf Management Impossible

Wolf

WolfThe assumption from the folks at the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department is that the state's wolf population needs "management" -- but a recent court decision holding them protected under the Endangered Species Act makes it impossible.

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Reaction to Wolf Legal Decision: It Depends on Your Point of View

Wolf!

Wolf howling

The decision by U.S. District Court Judge Donald Molloy to extend full protection to gray wolves in the the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem under the Endangered Species Act has generated a slew of responses -- some thoughtful, some passionate, some profane. Here's a sampling of the responses.

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The Week That Was: August 8

Yellowstone National Park

The most popular stories on Yellowstone Insider the past week, as measured by page views. It was a week where we thought long and hard about the fate of troublesome yet innocent bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, as well as the immediate and long-term tourism in the area.

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Judge: Wolves Are Again Protected as Endangered

Wolf!

wolf

U.S. District Court Judge Donald Molloy has ruled that a government plan to remove protection for the gray wolf from only part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem was unlawful and ordered the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to grant it full protection.

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