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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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NRDC: Aerial Survey Shows Extensive Whitebark Pine Damage in Yellowstone Ecosystem

Yellowstone National Park

Beetle infestations have killed off most of the whitebark pines in the eastern part of Yellowstone National Park and the Absaroka Mountains, as a Natural Resources Defense Council aerial study shows significantly more damage to the pine population that previously though -- giving fuel for the pines to be listed as an Endangered Species.

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Grizzly Deaths in Yellowstone Region on Normal Pace: Experts

Yellowstone Grizzly

Grizzly Bear

Ten grizzly bears have been killed this year in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, but experts say that pace is normal and almost identical to the number tallied last year.

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Trout Unlimited: Time For Extreme Measures to Rid Yellowstone Lake of Lake Trout

Lake Trout

The National Park Service is waging a losing battle against the invasive lake trout as it slowly takes over Yellowstone Lake to the detriment of other trout species, according to Trout Unlimited, who want to see more aggressive actions taken against the interloper.

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Study: Global Warming Could Negatively Impact Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

meadows

Climate change exacerbated by global warming could decrease the diversity of life in the Greater Yellowstone Region's montane meadows, leading to a decrease in the amount of flowers and impacting the food chain depending on them.

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Surprise, Surprise: Elk Far From Yellowstone Bison Significant Source of Brucellosis

Elk

Elk

Researchers tracing outbreaks of brucellosis in the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have discovered "hot spots" of the disease far, far removed from Yellowstone bison -- and squarely in the midst of the elk population.

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