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Seventy-Three Scientists Pen Letter Against Hunt of Yellowstone Area Grizzly Bears

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Seventy-three scientists have penned a letter to Wyoming Governor Matt Mead calling on him to halt a proposed hunt on Yellowstone area grizzly bears.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Questions Wyoming Fee Proposal

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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk is questioning Wyoming’s joint resolution seeking a “conservation fee” on visitors to the park.

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Wyoming House of Reps Votes Down Yellowstone License Plate Bill

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The Wyoming House of Representatives has voted down a bill letting the state make Yellowstone National Park-themed license plates.

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Yellowstone License Plate Bill Heading to Wyoming Legislature

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Wyoming has moved ahead with creating a special Yellowstone National Park license plate.

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Interior Purchases 640-Acre Parcel in Grand Teton National Park

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The state of Wyoming announced today it is selling a 640-acre parcel of Wyoming School Trust Land to the National Park Service.

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Wyoming Gubernatorial Candidate Wants Yellowstone Mined, Drilled and Grazed

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Taylor Haynes, a Wyoming gubernatorial candidate wants to open Yellowstone National Park to drilling, grazing and mining.

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States Pay to Reopen National Parks; Unlikely Course for Yellowstone

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Several states, including Utah, are paying the federal government to reopen National Parks closed by the federal shutdown, but there appears to be little appetite for opening Yellowstone National Park for the rest of the season.

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Mead: Don’t Limit Sleds in Yellowstone

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Yellowstone Winter

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead joined the chorus of state elected officials opposing a lowering in the number of snowmobiles allowed in Yellowstone National Park in the winter season -- but we're not sure the limits matter so much anymore.

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Wyoming to Manage State Wolves — But Not in Yellowstone

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Wolf!

In a tentative compromise announced last night, Wyoming wolves will be delisted from Endangered Species protections and the government will manage wolves in the state -- but not in Yellowstone National Park.

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