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Can Yellowstone Forests Recover From Frequent Fires?

Maple Fire September 10, 2016

How resilient are Yellowstone forests when it comes to frequent fires? Kelly April Tyrrell of the University of Wisconsin–Madison provides this look at how researchers are addressing the issue.

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One Acre Burned This Fire Season in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Only one acre of Yellowstone National Park burned this fire season, a marked decline from 2016, which saw the most fire activity since 1988.

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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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Fire Restrictions Lifted for Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Fire restrictions have been lifted for Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest, and other lands in the Jackson Hole area.

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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Announced for Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Stage 1 fire restrictions have been announced for Grand Teton National Park and other parts of the Jackson, Wyoming area.

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June Fire Burning 13 Miles From East Entrance of Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

A large fire is burning just outside Yellowstone National Park’s East Entrance—and could close both the entrance and the highway if it spreads any further north.

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Crews Work to Insulate Yellowstone National Park from Wildfires

Crews at Buffalo Fire September 1, 2016

With summer about halfway over, fire crews in Yellowstone National Park are working to mitigate the danger of severe blazes.

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Superintendent Dan Wenk Predicts Record Crowds in Coming Years

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Superintendent Dan Wenk predicts record numbers of people will visit Yellowstone National Park over the coming years.

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Fire Danger Moderate In Yellowstone As 2016 Fire Season Declines

2016 fire season

Yellowstone officials have downgraded the Park’s fire danger to “moderate” as the 2016 fire season continues to wrap up.

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2016 Marks Most Yellowstone Fire Activity Since 1988

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As of September 21, 2016, fires have burned over 62,000 acres of Yellowstone National Park, the highest number of acres since the 1988 fire season.

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