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October 2017 Third Busiest on Record for Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

October 2017 marked the third busiest October in Yellowstone National Park history, a marked decline given the recent visitation trend.

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Yellowstone and Grand Teton Sell More Interagency Annual Passes Following Last Fee Hike

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Since the last National Park Service fee hike, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks have sold more all-parks passes than any other in the National Park System.

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NPS Approves Yellowstone NEON Monitoring Site

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The National Park Service has approved the construction of a National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) site on Yellowstone’s Blacktail Deer Plateau.

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Montana FWP Closes HD 313 For Yellowstone Elk Migration

sleeping elk december 29 2016 diane renkin

Montana’s wildlife agency has closed Hunting District 313 (HD 313), a popular elk corridor adjacent to Yellowstone National Park.

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Lucky Minerals Inc. Announces Investor in Yellowstone Gold Drilling Plan

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Lucky Minerals Inc. has announced an investor for its plans to drill for gold in the Paradise Valley north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Wyoming Game and Fish to Host Grizzly Info Meetings

Yellowstone grizzly blacktail deer plateau

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be hosting meetings to solicit public comment on Yellowstone grizzly management.

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Montana May Acquire 583 Acre Corridor for Yellowstone Elk, Other Wildlife

sleeping elk december 29 2016 diane renkin

The state of Montana may soon acquire nearly 600 acres of land north of Yellowstone, which will benefit Yellowstone elk and other wildlife.

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Lucky Minerals Inc. Working to Build Momentum on Mining Project

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Opposition to Lucky Minerals Inc. remains strong, in spite of the company’s attempts to ingratiate themselves to locals in the Paradise Valley.

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New Study Predicts Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Could Expand to Other Populations

Grizzly in Hayden Valley, 2014

According to a new study, grizzlies in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem may someday bridge the gap separating them from Yellowstone grizzly bears.

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One Acre Burned This Fire Season in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Only one acre of Yellowstone National Park burned this fire season, a marked decline from 2016, which saw the most fire activity since 1988.

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