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Data Collection For Yellowstone Visitor Use Study Underway

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

For the next week-and-a-half, the National Park Service will be collectind data for a visitor use study.

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IGBST To Start Yellowstone Bear Trapping Season August 8

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The Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) is scheduled to start trapping bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem August 8.

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PEER Criticizes NPS Over High Visitation Numbers, Call For Visitor Caps

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Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has come out with a report criticizing the National Park Service over visitor carrying capacities.

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Trace Levels of Arsenic Found In Old Faithful’s Drinking Water Supply

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The drinking water supply at Old Faithful is tainted with trace levels of arsenic, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Wolfwatchers Concerned After Horses Get Loose In Yellowstone National Park

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Wolfwatchers in Yellowstone National Park’s Lamar Valley are incensed after a number of horses escaped from a commercial outfitter.

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Yellowstone History: Bear Feeding

grizzly bears at feeding ground at canyon park in yellowstone george a grant 1939

Once upon a time, bear feeding was as popular (if not more so) than geyser watching in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Hires Mandarin-Speaking Park Rangers

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To bridge the communication gap between Park staff and the ever-increasing number of Chinese visitors, Yellowstone National Park specifically hired three interpretive rangers this summer who speak Mandarin Chinese.

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Yellowstone History: Mammoth Bison Showpen

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For most of the first half of the 20th century, the surest way to see Yellowstone bison was in Mammoth Hot Springs, from the comfort of your car.

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Inspiration Point, Part of North Rim Trail Closing For Construction

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Inspiration Point, along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, will be closed for construction starting tomorrow, June 20.

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Photographer Fined $535 For Approaching Black Bear In Yellowstone Wildlife Closure Area

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A professional photographer has been fined for entering a closed wildlife area in Yellowstone National Park.

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