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Yellowstone Books: The Battle for Yellowstone

Uncle Tom's Trail

What is the story of Yellowstone National Park? Well, it’s not like there’s only one story.

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Yellowstone Norris Geyser Basin: After Activity, All is Quiet

Steamboat Geyser in steam phase, September 2014

One nugget to come out of a conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem last week: movement of the Yellowstone Norris Geyser Basin had been measured by sensors to be moving southeast and upward, but the activity ceased after an April 2014 earthquake.

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Will Yellowstone Brucellosis Battle Extend to Elk?

elkcalf

The battle to eradicate brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone area may be extended to elk, as a $35 million provision in the proposed federal farm bill could enable long-term management of area herds.

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Effort to Restore Whitebark Pine Underway in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

whitebarkpine

The loss of whitebark pine across the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has been of great concern to environmentalists, so there’s an effort to restore pine in coming years.

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Wolf Hunting Plan Approved; Yellowstone Wolves to Be Impacted

Wolf!

Montana FWP commissioners yesterday passed a plan to expand wolf hunting and made some modest concessions on protecting Yellowstone wolves.

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Major Yellowstone Fires Could Become Yearly Occurrence: Study

1988 Yellowstone National Park Fires

1988 Yellowstone National Park Fires

Climate change could severely impact Yellowstone National Park and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem by 2050, with serious wildfires occurring yearly and forests becoming wide-open prairies, according to a scientific study released Monday.

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Yellowstone Cutthrouts Reintroduced in Greater Ecosystem

Yellowstone Cutthroat

Yellowstone Cutthroat

Yellowstone cutthroat trout from the Le Hardy Rapids area are serving as stock for Wyoming Game and Fish to repopulate streams in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

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Wyoming Officials: Too Damn Many Bears in Yellowstone Area

Yellowstone Grizzly

Griz!

Wyoming officials aren't shy about wanting to clear more grizzly bears out of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, estimating there are over 1,000 grizzlies in the area (despite an official estimate of 600) and clamoring for the ability to kill more.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Appeal Slated for Next Week

Yellowstone Grizzly

Griz

An appeals court will hear arguments next week that grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem do not meet criteria for protected status under the Endangered Species Act, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service attempts to reverse a 2009 court decision.

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Winter Images of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone BisonPhotographers are invited to share their favorite winter images of the region with the public during the Third Annual Winter Photo Festival to be held early next month in West Yellowstone.

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