Bears

NPS: Be Careful if Using Yellowstone East Entrance Friday

Yellowstone National Park

The Yellowstone East Entrance is still scheduled to open Friday, May 2 at 8 a.m., but National Park Service officials are warning about the potential of heavy, wet snow slides that could halt traffic.

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Another Sign of Spring: Yellowstone Bears Emerge from Hibernation

Grizzly in snow

Another sign of spring: Yellowstone bears are emerging from hibernation in the Greater Yellowstone Area, leading the National Park Service to issue a general warning to those still in the Park.

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Yellowstone Wolves: Bad for Elk, Good for Bears

Yellowstone Grizzly

While it’s far from clear Yellowstone wolves have impacted the regional elk population, one thing is clear: the decline in elk is good news for bears fattening up on berries.

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Don’t Tempt the Yellowstone Bears With Improper Food Storage

Yellowstone bear

If you do something to attract a bear with sloppy food management, you may face a fine, as there’s the chance Yellowstone National Park officials could cite you for improper food storage.

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Effort to Restore Whitebark Pine Underway in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

The loss of whitebark pine across the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has been of great concern to environmentalists, so there’s an effort to restore pine in coming years.

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