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Tribal Reps Present Petition to Yellowstone Officials for Place Name Changes

Sam Wilson | Billings Gazette

Saturday, representatives from over half-a-dozen Native American tribes gathered outside Gardiner, Montana to protest a pair of Yellowstone place names.

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Yellowstone Fire Danger Downgraded to Moderate

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park’s fire danger has been downgraded to Moderate, according to the National Park Service.

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New Research Charts Dual Futures for Yellowstone’s Forest Composition

Lodgepole Pines Near Madison River, 2014

A study of two forest plots just south of Yellowstone National Park portends very different futures for Yellowstone’s forest composition.

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Pair of Historians Supports Name Change for Mount Doane

roosevelt arch

A pair of Montana historians says they support a call from a pair of Native American tribes to change the name of Mount Doane in Yellowstone National Park.

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NPS Kills Young Grizzly Near Heart Lake in Yellowstone National Park

Grizzly in Hayden Valley, 2014

Last week, National Park Service biologists trapped and killed a bear near Heart Lake in Yellowstone National Park.

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August 2017 Sees Almost A Million Visitors to Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

August 2017 was the busiest August on record for Yellowstone National Park, with nearly a million visitors recorded.

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Tribes Plan Protest at North Entrance, Seek Name Changes for Park Features

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Two Native American tribes have announced they will gather at Yellowstone’s North Entrance and protest in favor of changing the name of Hayden Valley and Mount Doane.

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Forest Service, BLM Look to Expedite Yellowstone Mining Ban Analysis

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Federal officials are discussing how to expedite their mining ban analysis for land in the Paradise Valley just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Fire Danger Ranked Very High in Yellowstone National Park

Maple Fire September 10, 2016

Fire danger in Yellowstone National Park has been rated “very high” as wildfires continue to burn across Montana and the American West.

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Three More Groups Sue USFWS Over Yellowstone Grizzlies

Yellowstone grizzly blacktail deer plateau

Three more groups have sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over protections for grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone area.

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