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Another Late-Season Fire in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Entrance SignThough it's late in the season, there's still the danger of forest fires in Yellowstone National Park, as lightning caused a new fire near Shoshone Lake -- the 21st wildland fire in the Park this summer.

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High-Tech Tracking of Unwanted Trout in Yellowstone Lake

Lake Trout

Lake Trout

The efforts to clear Yellowstone Lake of unwanted lake trout is going high-tech, with 140 trout implanted with radio transmitters to track their movements and show researchers the best places to attack spawning areas.

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Comments Sought for Changes to Yellowstone’s Old Geyser/Biscuit Basin Trail

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkNational Park Service officials at Yellowstone National Park are looking at changes to a portion of trail connecting the Upper Geyser Basin near Old Faithful to Biscuit Basin, and they're seeking public input.

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Yellowstone Visitation Remains Strong

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkSome belated attendance news to consider: August visitation to Yellowstone National Park in 2011 topped the 800,000 mark for only the second time in the park’s history -- but was still below August 2010's figures.

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No Admission Fees at Yellowstone Today, Sept. 24

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkJust a reminder: admission to Yellowstone National Park is free tomorrow, Sept. 24, as the United States celebrate National Public Lands Day.

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Restocking Yellowstone’s Goose Lake with Cutthroat Trout

Spawning Cutthroat Trout

Spawning Cutthroat TroutThe restoration of native fish in Yellowstone National Park is moving forward, as an effort is underway at Goose Lake and two nearby lakes to remove non-native Rainbow trout and then stock the lakes with genetically pure native Westslope cutthroat trout.

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Mead: Don’t Limit Sleds in Yellowstone

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Yellowstone Winter

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead joined the chorus of state elected officials opposing a lowering in the number of snowmobiles allowed in Yellowstone National Park in the winter season -- but we're not sure the limits matter so much anymore.

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Take Care: Bear Research Slated for Yellowstone’s Hayden Valley

Yellowstone Grizzly

Grizzly Bear

Just a reminder to be careful out there as we head into the end of the summer season: Biologists with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) will be conducting scientific grizzly bear research operations in Yellowstone National Park through October 20.

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Yellowstone Hiker Killed By Bear

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowtone National ParkThe 59-year-old hiker founded dead on a trail in Yellowstone National Park on Friday was killed by a bear, according to the National Park Service.

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Gibbon Fire Emerges in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkWith all the wet weather and the late spring in Yellowstone National Park, conditions have been unfavorable for any forest fires. That's changing, as lightning has sparked a small fire on the Central Plateau south of Gibbon Falls.

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