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Wyoming Reduces Yellowstone Grizzly Hunting Quota

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Wyoming has reduced its proposed hunting quota for female Yellowstone area grizzly bears from two bears to one.

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Montana Officials Track Yellowstone Area Elk for Brucellosis

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This spring, Montana undertook a series of elk captures to better understand how brucellosis moves through the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

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Crow Tribe Wants to Join Tribal Hunts of Yellowstone Bison

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The Crow Tribe want to become the seventh tribe permitted to hunt Yellowstone bison and elk outside the park during winter.

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Montana FWP Closes HD 313 For Yellowstone Elk Migration

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Montana’s wildlife agency has closed Hunting District 313 (HD 313), a popular elk corridor adjacent to Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Bison Herd Measures Estimated 4,800 Animals

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There are roughly 4,800 bison in the Yellowstone National Park herd, according to a survey conducted by park biologists this August.

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Montana FWP Officials Confirm Presence of Fish Kill Parasite

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Officials have confirmed the same parasite that felled thousands of whitefish in the Yellowstone River last year is present in the current spate of fish deaths.

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More Dead Fish Found in Yellowstone River

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More dead fish have been found in the Yellowstone River, but not nearly as many as last year, when officials had to close access to parts of the river.

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Stakeholders Contemplate Plan to Prevent Future Crises in Yellowstone River

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The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is preparing a plan for future fish kills in the Yellowstone River, after last summer’s disastrous season.

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Montana FWP Doesn’t Expect Major Yellowstone Fish Kill This Year

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Montana officials aren’t expecting a repeat of last year’s disastrous fish kill on the Yellowstone River.

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Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission to Pursue Dome Mountain Purchase

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The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously late last week to try and acquire over 5,000 acres of prime elk habitat just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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