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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 Visitors Contribute $630M to Local Economy in 2017

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

According to a new National Park Service report, visitors to Yellowstone National Park in 2017 spent nearly $500 million in communities near the park.

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Montana SOS Approves Mining Ballot Initiative

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Montana voters could have the chance to vote on limiting pollution from hard rock mines, which could potentially impact projects proposed outside Yellowstone National Park.

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Seventy-Three Scientists Pen Letter Against Hunt of Yellowstone Area Grizzly Bears

yellowstone grizzly bear 2013

Seventy-three scientists have penned a letter to Wyoming Governor Matt Mead calling on him to halt a proposed hunt on Yellowstone area grizzly bears.

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Officials Ponder How to Handle High Visitation to Yellowstone

bison jam swan lake flat 2016

With the approach of the summer season, one thing is certain: there’s going to be a lot of people in Yellowstone National Park.

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Bison Injures Woman at Old Faithful

bison incident

On the afternoon of May 1, 2018, a bison injured a woman at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Could Be Reassigned Under Interior Proposal

Yellowstone Superintendent 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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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Will Not Restore Protections for Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

Yellowstone grizzlies

Following internal review, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will not restore endangered species protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.

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Yellowstone Could Ship Bison to Fort Peck by End of Year

Yellowstone bison

Yellowstone National Park could send bison to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in eastern Montana by the end of the year.

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Conservation Groups Accuse Wyoming of Swapping Grizzly Counts with Montana

Yellowstone grizzly

Conservation and animal advocacy groups are alleging that Montana and Wyoming agreed to share some of their grizzly hunt quotas.

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