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Yellowstone Officials Say Adding Antennae to Mount Washburn Fire Lookout Would Have Negative Impact

Mount Washburn Fire Lookout

Park officials have determined adding new communications towers to the Mount Washburn Fire Lookout would have a detrimental scenic impact.

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New Research Sheds Light on Yellowstone Caldera Mechanics

Yellowstone caldera

New research on fossilized ash left over from Yellowstone’s last caldera eruption has changed the timeline for possible activity going ahead.

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Four Bison Killed by Car in Grand Teton National Park

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Four bison were killed in Grand Teton National Park after a car collided with them in early October.

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Biologists Make Recommendations for 2017-18 Yellowstone Bison Management

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Officials want to curtail Yellowstone bison management in western parts of Montana and cap this year’s cull at 1,250 bison at the most.

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Yellowstone Bison Herd Measures Estimated 4,800 Animals

brucellosis quarantine

There are roughly 4,800 bison in the Yellowstone National Park herd, according to a survey conducted by park biologists this August.

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More Grizzly Bears Roaming Outside Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone grizzly blacktail deer plateau

More and more grizzly bears have been moving out of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, which is creating more conflicts between bears and humans.

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Pair of Groups Sue Montana Over Lucky Minerals Drilling Plans

Courtesy of the Interior Department

A pair of environmental and conservation coalitions are suing the state of Montana over its decision to let Lucky Minerals Inc. do drilling north of Yellowstone.

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Yellowstone Ranger Reminisces About 40+ Year Career

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Orville “Butch” Bach has worked in Yellowstone National Park as a ranger for more than 43 years.

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Tribal Reps Present Petition to Yellowstone Officials for Place Name Changes

Sam Wilson | Billings Gazette

Saturday, representatives from over half-a-dozen Native American tribes gathered outside Gardiner, Montana to protest a pair of Yellowstone place names.

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Yellowstone Fire Danger Downgraded to Moderate

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park’s fire danger has been downgraded to Moderate, according to the National Park Service.

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