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Forest Service, BLM Look to Expedite Yellowstone Mining Ban Analysis

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Federal officials are discussing how to expedite their mining ban analysis for land in the Paradise Valley just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Fire Danger Ranked Very High in Yellowstone National Park

Maple Fire September 10, 2016

Fire danger in Yellowstone National Park has been rated “very high” as wildfires continue to burn across Montana and the American West.

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Three More Groups Sue USFWS Over Yellowstone Grizzlies

Yellowstone grizzly blacktail deer plateau

Three more groups have sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over protections for grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone area.

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Montana FWP Officials Confirm Presence of Fish Kill Parasite

Yellowstone River

Officials have confirmed the same parasite that felled thousands of whitefish in the Yellowstone River last year is present in the current spate of fish deaths.

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Snowmobile Lottery Opens September 1 for 2017-18 Winter Season

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Starting September 1, 2017, visitors can enter the winter 2017-2018 snowmobile lottery for permits in Yellowstone National Park.

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WildEarth Guardians Sue USFWS over Yellowstone Grizzly Protections

Yellowstone grizzly blacktail deer plateau

WildEarth Guardians has formally filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Supports Mining Ban Outside Yellowstone National Park

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has thrown his weight behind a mining ban proposal in the Paradise Valley outside of Yellowstone National Park.

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More Dead Fish Found in Yellowstone River

Yellowstone River

More dead fish have been found in the Yellowstone River, but not nearly as many as last year, when officials had to close access to parts of the river.

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Grand Teton Law Enforcement Seeking Drone Operator

GoPro Camera on Drone

Officials are seeking the operator of a drone allegedly witnessed photographing grizzly bears in Grand Teton National Park earlier this week.

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Dead Fish Found in Yellowstone River Near Livingston

Yellowstone River

Dead fish have been found in the Yellowstone River near the hub of last year’s fish kill, which closed the river for nearly a month.

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