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Upcoming Fisheries Work to Impact Virginia Cascades Drive, Nearby Trails

Removal of nonnative fish

Removal of nonnative fish from the upper Gibbon River drainage, which includes streams that flow out of Grebe, Wolf and Ice lakes, will cause some road and trail closures in Yellowstone National Park on September 2-13, 2019.

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Sholly Outlines Yellowstone Strategic Priorities

Yellowstone Traffic Jam

After several months on the job, Superintendent Cam Sholly has issued a list of major Yellowstone strategic priorities designed to guide Park planning both in the short term and in the long term.

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Rotenone Usage To Target Nonnative Fish on Upper Gibbon River

Yellowstone cutthroat trout

The war on nonnative fish in Yellowstone National Park continues next week, as rotenone will be applied to the Upper Gibbon River drainage to kill off remove nonnative rainbow trout and brook trout.

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Lake Trout Numbers Down in Yellowstone Lake

spawning lake trout ynp

Efforts to remove Yellowstone lake trout appear to be working, as Yellowstone National Park netting initiatives at Yellowstone Lake are capturing fewer lake trout in 2018.

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MSU Offers Laser Technology for Yellowstone Lake Trout Management

spawning lake trout ynp

Laser technology from Montana State University (MSU) could help park fishery employees remove invasive lake trout from Yellowstone Lake.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk Mulls Future at Park

Dan Wenk

Following a report in the Washington Post, Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk has reportedly spent more time thinking about his future.

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Yellowstone Fishery Crews Prepare For Busy Season of Lake Trout Removal

crews catching lake trout in ynp july 2015

As summer approaches, fishery employees in Yellowstone National Park anticipate a busy season removing lake trout from Yellowstone Lake.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Could Be Reassigned Under Interior Proposal

Dan Wenk

Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk could be reassigned under a potential proposal to “shakeup” management in the National Park Service.

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Soda Butte Creek to be Removed from Montana Impaired Streams List

Soda Butte Creek, November 2014

Montana officials will remove Soda Butte Creek, which flows into Yellowstone National Park, from a list of impaired streams next year.

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Yellowstone Biologists Will Start Nonnative Fish Removal in Upper Gibbon River

upper Gibbon River Norris Campground

Yellowstone staff will start a native fish reintroduction and nonnative fish elimination program on the upper Gibbon River in Yellowstone National Park Monday, August 21.

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