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Public Comment Period Ends on Paradise Valley Mining Ban

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

The public comment period on a potential mineral withdrawal within the Paradise Valley outside Yellowstone National Park ended Wednesday.

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Bison Operations Have Begun In Yellowstone National Park

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Annual bison operations have started in the Stephens Creek area, according to a Yellowstone press release.

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Tribal Legislators Request More Bison Hunting Licenses

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Tribal legislators in Montana are backing a bill to extend and add to the issuance of bison hunting licenses to reservations and the Little Shell Tribe.

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U.S. Forest Service Issues Temporary Shooting Bans On Land Near Gardiner

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The U.S. Forest Service has established two temporary “no shooting” areas near Gardiner to improve safety during the annual bison hunt.

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Over 250 Comment on Lucky Minerals Drilling Proposal

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

Public comment has closed on the proposal to let Lucky Minerals Inc. do exploratory drilling north of Yellowstone National Park.

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New Mining Claims Temporarily Banned North of Yellowstone National Park

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

The Obama administration is expected to announce a temporary ban on new mining claims on U.S. Forest Service land near Yellowstone National Park.

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U.S. Senator Jon Tester Pens Letter Against Mining North of Yellowstone National Park

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U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) has come out against the two mining projects proposed north of Yellowstone National Park.

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UI Study Links Climate Change To Pine Beetle Outbreaks in Yellowstone

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Researchers at the University of Idaho have identified how climate change led to an outbreak of beetles in Yellowstone’s whitebark pine forests.

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IGBST To Start Yellowstone Bear Trapping Season August 8

Yellowstone grizzlies

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

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Park County Business, Environmental Coalitions To U.S. Forest Service: No Mining North of Yellowstone

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

The Yellowstone Gateway Business Coalition is asking the U.S. Forest Service to halt mining on land just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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