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A Year Later, Bacon Rind Fire Management Deemed Success

Bacon Rind Fire Aug. 16

A year ago, officials with Yellowstone National Park and Custer Gallatin National Forest decided to let the Bacon Rind Fire burn with minimal intervention. Today, that decision is deemed a success.

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Pence: Divert Energy Royalty Money to Pay for National Park Infrastructure

Mike Pence in Yellowstone

In a speech delivered to NPS employees in front of Yellowstone National Park’s Old Faithful Geyser, Vice President Mike Pence repeated a Trump Administration call for proceeds on public-lands energy drilling leases to be diverted to addressing a $12-billion backlog of critical National Park infrastructure maintenance.

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How Were Yellowstone Poachers Caught? A Trail on Social Media

Yellowstone mountain lion - NPS

When three Livingston (MT) men pled guilty to poaching a male mountain lion in the northern section of Yellowstone, Park officials did not release details of the investigation. Turns out, they were tracked down via prolific social-media posts.

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Delaware North Yellowstone Portfolio Expands With Purchase of Fifth Hotel

Best Western Gardiner

The Delaware North Yellowstone portfolio expanded with the purchase of the Best Western by Mammoth Hot Springs, as the hospitality and concessions giant adds a fifth area hotel to its holdings.

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Pence Yellowstone Visit Set for Thursday

Mammoth road repair, June 2019

A head’s-up if you’re planning a trip to Yellowstone National Park tomorrow: A Mike Pence Yellowstone visit is set for June 13, as the Vice President will fly into Yellowstone Airport in West Yellowstone and then proceed to the Old Faithful area and the Old Faithful Visitors Center.

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White Steps Down as Yellowstone Forever CEO; Interim CEO in Place

Mammoth Terraces June 2019

After reports of layoffs and financial issues at Yellowstone Forever, the official nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park, it was announced that Heather White, CEO and president of the organization, will resign effective Friday.

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Feds: Reverse Decision to Maintain Yellowstone Grizzlies Protections

yellowstone grizzly bear 2013

Federal lawyers argued to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that Yellowstone grizzlies protections should be removed, saying removal of Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly bears from Endangered Species Act safeguards was warranted.

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2019 Yellowstone Summer Season Begins

Dunraven Pass, May 2019

With the Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of the 2019 Yellowstone summer season, many of you will be heading to America’s first National Park for the first time this year. Here’s what to expect.

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Sholly Outlines Yellowstone Strategic Priorities

Yellowstone Traffic Jam

After several months on the job, Superintendent Cam Sholly has issued a list of major Yellowstone strategic priorities designed to guide Park planning both in the short term and in the long term.

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Yellowstone Connectivity Upgrades Inevitable: Sholly

Cam Sholly

Reflecting on how visitors consume information these days, Superintendent Cam Sholly says Yellowstone connectivity upgrades are inevitable — and he also wants to keep them as unobtrusive as possible.

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