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NPS Weighs Peak Season Entry Fees to Yellowstone, Other Parks

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Yellowstone National Park may have to institute peak season entry fees, raising the entrance fee from $30 to $70 per vehicle during the summer.

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Yellowstone Bison Survey Raises Questions About Central Herd

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In light of this year’s Yellowstone bison population survey, some are questioning the future of Yellowstone’s central herd, nominally untouched by slaughter efforts.

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Illinois Pair Forfeit Over $20K in Money Seized This Summer in Yellowstone National Park

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Two Illinois men will forfeit over $20,000 seized after a Yellowstone ranger found marijuana in the pair’s car following a traffic stop.

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Yellowstone to Replace Arsenic Leaching Pipes near Mammoth Hot Springs

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Yellowstone National Park will replace a sewer line that reportedly led to the Gardiner Sewer District filing a lawsuit over arsenic leaching.

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NPS Approves Plans for New Yellowstone Youth Campus

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Yellowstone National Park has approved a new plan for the Yellowstone Youth Campus, following a period of public comment earlier this year.

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Yellowstone Officials Say Adding Antennae to Mount Washburn Fire Lookout Would Have Negative Impact

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Park officials have determined adding new communications towers to the Mount Washburn Fire Lookout would have a detrimental scenic impact.

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New Research Sheds Light on Yellowstone Caldera Mechanics

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New research on fossilized ash left over from Yellowstone’s last caldera eruption has changed the timeline for possible activity going ahead.

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Four Bison Killed by Car in Grand Teton National Park

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Four bison were killed in Grand Teton National Park after a car collided with them in early October.

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Biologists Make Recommendations for 2017-18 Yellowstone Bison Management

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Officials want to curtail Yellowstone bison management in western parts of Montana and cap this year’s cull at 1,250 bison at the most.

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Yellowstone Bison Herd Measures Estimated 4,800 Animals

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There are roughly 4,800 bison in the Yellowstone National Park herd, according to a survey conducted by park biologists this August.

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