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IGBST to Trap Bears Around Yellowstone August 22-October 31

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The Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) will be trapping bears around the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem August 22 through October 31, 2017.

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August 17, 2017 Marks 58 Years Since Hebgen Lake Earthquake

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58 years ago today, around 11:37 p.m., Yellowstone National Park was changed forever when a large quake shook man-made Hebgen Lake.

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Kinross Gold Inc. Donates Former Mineral Hill Mine to Trout Unlimited, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

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Trout Unlimited and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation have reached a conservation easement agreement for 549 acres just outside Yellowstone.

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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Announced for Grand Teton National Park

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Stage 1 fire restrictions have been announced for Grand Teton National Park and other parts of the Jackson, Wyoming area.

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Teton County Emergency Officials Prepare for Solar Eclipse

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Emergency officials in Teton County are preparing for a crush of visitors to Grand Teton National Park for the 2017 solar eclipse.

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Yellowstone Visitor Survey Points to Overcrowding

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With the results of a visitor use survey now published, Yellowstone National Park managers say some sort of crowd control may be in the popular destination’s future.

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Yellowstone History: Black Growler Steam Vent

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Black Growler Steam Vent doesn’t get much press these days, but it was once held up as a preeminent feature in the Norris Geyser Basin.

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Montana FWP Doesn’t Expect Major Yellowstone Fish Kill This Year

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Montana officials aren’t expecting a repeat of last year’s disastrous fish kill on the Yellowstone River.

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Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission to Pursue Dome Mountain Purchase

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The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously late last week to try and acquire over 5,000 acres of prime elk habitat just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Bull Bison Put Down Outside Yellowstone After Car Collision

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A bull bison was put down after being struck by a vehicle in Wapiti, Wyoming just outside of Yellowstone National Park.

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