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NPS Approves Yellowstone Bison Quarantine Program

brucellosis quarantine

The National Park Service has approved the implementation of a Yellowstone bison quarantine program at Stephens Creek.

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IGBST Yellowstone Bear Trapping Season Starts Next Week

Yellowstone Grizzly

The Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) will start trapping grizzly and black bears around Yellowstone National Park next week.

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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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NPCA Delivers Petition Against Grizzly Hunting to Wyoming Governor

yellowstone grizzly bear 2013

The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) has delivered a petition to Wyoming Governor Matt Mead’s office, calling for action against grizzly bear hunting.

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Wyoming Reduces Yellowstone Grizzly Hunting Quota

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Wyoming has reduced its proposed hunting quota for female Yellowstone area grizzly bears from two bears to one.

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Idaho Approves Hunting Season on One Yellowstone Area Grizzly Bear

grizzly bear sun hayden valley 2014

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission approved plans for a hunting season on one male Yellowstone area grizzly bear.

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Yellowstone Proposes 4,200 As New Goal for Bison Population

Yellowstone bison

Yellowstone National Park has proposed that bison managers aim to keep the bison population around 4,200 rather than 3,000.

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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

Paradise Valley

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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