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NPCA Delivers Petition Against Grizzly Hunting to Wyoming Governor

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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