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NPS Proposing Yellowstone Bison Vaccination Via Air Rifle

Yellowstone Bison

The National Park Service is seeking public input on a proposed plan to treat brucellosis in the Yellowstone National Park bison herd with vaccine delivered via darts and air rifles, designed to minimize the impact on the herd.

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Stockgrowers Lawsuit to Restrict Bison Roaming Outside Yellowstone Dismissed

Bison

A lawsuit brought by the Montana Stockgrowers Association to drastically restrict the movement of bison outside Yellowstone National Park has been dismissed, as a judge ruled the Stockgrowers do not have any rights under a multijurisdictional management plan.

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Yellowstone Quarters to be Unveiled at June 3 OF Ceremony

Yellowstone Quarters

Yellowstone QuartersThe official release of the second set of America the Beautiful Quarters honoring Yellowstone National Park is slated for June 3 at Old Faithful Inn.

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NPS to Study Future of Old Faithful Area, But Only One Solution Exists: Open Access Year-Round

Old Faithful Inn

Old Faithful Inn

The National Park Service has announced plans for a new long-term management plan for the Old Faithful area. Given budget restrictions and other limitations on what can be done, there's only one realistic change that could increase access without impacting the natural resources in the area: Open access to the Old Faithful area year-round.

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Two Yellowstone Bison Killed After Testing Goes Bad

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Researchers killed two Yellowstone National Park bison were killed after they fled a science experiment to Yankee Jim Canyon, where bison aren't allowed because of concerns about brucellosis.

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Spring Yellowstone Bison Hazing Begins

Yellowstone Bison

Bison

It's time for the annual roundup of Yellowstone National Park bison, as Montana officials begin hazing the almost 150 bison who wandered off the farm this winter.

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Surprise, Surprise: Elk Far From Yellowstone Bison Significant Source of Brucellosis

Elk

Elk

Researchers tracing outbreaks of brucellosis in the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have discovered "hot spots" of the disease far, far removed from Yellowstone bison -- and squarely in the midst of the elk population.

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Brucellosis Infection on the Rise in Yellowstone Elk

Elk

Yellowstone ElkBrucellosis infection among elk in the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is on the rise, according to a U.S. Geological Survey study recently released in the publication Ecological Applications.

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Yellowstone Bison Population Up This Winter

Bison

bisonA National Park Service estimate of bison in Yellowstone National Park pegs the number at 3,000, an increase over 2009's estimated bison population.

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Yellowstone Quarters Design Released

Yellowstone Quarters

Yellowstone National Park quarters

The design for the Yellowstone National Park quarters were released today; as you might expect they feature bison, Old Faithful Inn and geysers.

 

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