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Wolf Hunting Plan Approved; Yellowstone Wolves to Be Impacted

Wolf!

Montana FWP commissioners yesterday passed a plan to expand wolf hunting and made some modest concessions on protecting Yellowstone wolves.

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Major Yellowstone Fires Could Become Yearly Occurrence: Study

1988 Yellowstone National Park Fires

1988 Yellowstone National Park Fires

Climate change could severely impact Yellowstone National Park and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem by 2050, with serious wildfires occurring yearly and forests becoming wide-open prairies, according to a scientific study released Monday.

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Yellowstone Cutthrouts Reintroduced in Greater Ecosystem

Yellowstone Cutthroat

Yellowstone Cutthroat

Yellowstone cutthroat trout from the Le Hardy Rapids area are serving as stock for Wyoming Game and Fish to repopulate streams in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

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Wyoming Officials: Too Damn Many Bears in Yellowstone Area

Yellowstone Grizzly

Griz!

Wyoming officials aren't shy about wanting to clear more grizzly bears out of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, estimating there are over 1,000 grizzlies in the area (despite an official estimate of 600) and clamoring for the ability to kill more.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Appeal Slated for Next Week

Yellowstone Grizzly

Griz

An appeals court will hear arguments next week that grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem do not meet criteria for protected status under the Endangered Species Act, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service attempts to reverse a 2009 court decision.

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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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