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Dan Wenk: Trump Administration Forcing Me From Yellowstone

Dan Wenk

Despite an intention of retiring as Yellowstone National Park superintendent in 2019, Dan Wenk says he’s been told he’ll be reassigned as soon as August over what he assumes is his management of Yellowstone bison.

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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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Interior Drops Plans for Peak Season Fee Increases

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

The Interior Department is dropping its current proposal to significantly raise fees at 17 national parks—including Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Debuts Digital Entrance Passes

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Starting today, February 1, 2018, Yellowstone National Park will now offer digital entrance passes for visitors to purchase online.

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Yellowstone National Park Reopens After Government Shutdown

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park, along with other national parks and monuments, has reopened following the government shutdown over the weekend.

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Snowmobile Guide Cited for Driving Too Close to Old Faithful Geyser

snowmobiling fountain flats

A commercial snowmobile guide is in hot water after bringing guests into an area of the Upper Geyser Basin where snowmobiles are prohibited.

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Yellowstone, Xanterra Announce Plans In Case of Government Shutdown

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park and Xanterra Parks & Resorts have released information about what will happen should the government shutdown occur tonight.

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2017 Second Busiest Year on Record for Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

2017 marked the second busiest year on record for Yellowstone National Park, with nearly 4.2 million visits recorded.

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Over 50 Yellowstone Bison Escape Through Cut Fence at Stephens Creek Facility

Yellowstone bison

Over 50 Yellowstone bison escaped through a cut fence at the Stephens Creek Bison Capture Facility in northern Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Superintendent to Receive Honorary MSU Doctorate

Dan Wenk

Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk will receive an honorary doctorate from Montana State University during fall commencement.

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