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We Have Our First 2020 Yellowstone Bear Sighting


We have our first 2020 Yellowstone bear sighting, as on Saturday a grizzly bear was observed from the air by biologists during a radio telemetry flight near Grand Prismatic Spring.

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FBI Asks Yellowstone Visitors for Help on Missing Children Case

Yellowstone National Park

The FBI and the Rexburg Police Department are asking that Yellowstone National Park visitors on September 8, 2019, submit any photos and video that may assist in the investigation into the disappearance of the two children of Lori Vallow, extradited today to Idaho.

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2020 Yellowstone Bison Cull Begins

Yellowstone bison, winter 2020, NPS

The 2020 Yellowstone bison cull is now underway, as bison migrate from the interior of Yellowstone National Park into the Gardiner (Montana) Basin.

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Winter 2020 Closures Begin

Skiing through Emigrant Gulch

It may not seem like it, but spring is approaching in Yellowstone National Park, as we’re seeing the first winter 2020 closures fast approaching this weekend.

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Fishing Bridge RV Park Reservations Now Open for 2020

Fishing Bridge RV Park

Fishing Bridge RV Park reservations are now available for 2020, with concessionaire Xanterra announcing an opening date of September 4.

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NPS Targets Upgrades to Yellowstone Employee Housing

Yellowstone employee housing upgrades

Yellowstone employee housing is targeted by the National Park Service for significant upgrades, as NPS officials unveil a major, multimillion-dollar housing improvement effort across the Park.

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New: Yellowstone River Bridge Replacement Environmental Assessments

Yellowstone River Bridge deterioration

The National Park Service is seeking comments on three environmental assessments for a potential Yellowstone River Bridge replacement in Yellowstone National Park, located on the Northeast Entrance Road near Tower Junction.

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Coyote Bites Yellowstone Skier; No Serious Injuries

Yellowstone Coyote NPS Jacob W. Frank

A coyote bit a Yellowstone skier when both were on the Grand Loop Road near the South Rim Drive and Canyon Village, with the cross-country skier treated for injuries and the coyote testing negative for rabies.

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Blame the Snow: October 2019 Yellowstone Visits Down

Sun dog over the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

You can probably blame snowstorms and early seasonal road closures, as October 2019 Yellowstone visits were down when compared to 2018, according to National Park Service officials.

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Yellowstone Forever Raises $1M For North Entrance Reconstruction

April 16, 2018

It took just three days for Yellowstone National Park nonprofit partner Yellowstone Forever to raise $1 million for the planned 2020 North Entrance reconstruction, leading to a $1 million match from the National Park Foundation.

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