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Over 1,100 Yellowstone Bison Killed This Year

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Over 1,100 Yellowstone bison have been hunted and slaughtered this winter, far above the goal set for this year’s Interagency Bison Management Plan.

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Interior Drops Plans for Peak Season Fee Increases

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The Interior Department is dropping its current proposal to significantly raise fees at 17 national parks—including Yellowstone National Park.

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U.S. Forest Service Announces Support for 20-Year Mining Ban Outside Yellowstone

Courtesy of the Interior Department

The U.S. Forest Service has announced it wants to ban new mining claims on land just north of Yellowstone National Park for 20 years.

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Release of Yellowstone Mining Ban Report Held Up

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Forest officials and mining opponents are urgently waiting for the release of a report on a proposed 20-year mining ban outside Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone, Montana Officials Take Stock of Grizzly Hunting Plans

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Yellowstone and Montana officials are taking stock of Wyoming and Idaho’s decision to pursue hunting seasons on grizzly bears.

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Construction on Yellowstone’s Fishing Bridge Slated for Summer 2018

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It’s official: road crews will start work on Yellowstone National Park’s Fishing Bridge beginning later this year.

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Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act Omitted From Omnibus Bill

Courtesy of the Interior Department

The Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act will not be included in the 2018 omnibus spending bill—for different reasons, according to Montana’s congressional delegation.

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One Yellowstone Bison Protester Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charges

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One of the Yellowstone bison protesters arrested last Friday in Yellowstone National Park has plead guilty to misdemeanor charges.

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Two Bison Protesters Arrested This Morning in Yellowstone

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A pair of bison protesters were arrested after chaining themselves to cement-filled barrels, in an attempt to prevent bison from being shipped to slaughter.

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Three Men Plead Guilty to Poaching Yellowstone Bison

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Three Park County, Montana men plead guilty to poaching bison outside of Yellowstone National Park earlier this year.

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