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October 2017 Third Busiest on Record for Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

October 2017 marked the third busiest October in Yellowstone National Park history, a marked decline given the recent visitation trend.

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Inside Yellowstone National Park’s Executive House

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The front yard was covered in lounging elk when I pulled up in front of the Executive House at Mammoth Hot Springs a few weeks ago to interview the historic home’s new resident.

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Winter Storms Close Most Yellowstone Roads

Dunraven Pass

Winter storms have closed most of the roads in Yellowstone National Park—possibly for the remainder of the weekend and, hence, the season.

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Montana May Acquire 583 Acre Corridor for Yellowstone Elk, Other Wildlife

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The state of Montana may soon acquire nearly 600 acres of land north of Yellowstone, which will benefit Yellowstone elk and other wildlife.

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Lucky Minerals Inc. Working to Build Momentum on Mining Project

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Opposition to Lucky Minerals Inc. remains strong, in spite of the company’s attempts to ingratiate themselves to locals in the Paradise Valley.

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New Study Predicts Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Could Expand to Other Populations

Grizzly in Hayden Valley, 2014

According to a new study, grizzlies in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem may someday bridge the gap separating them from Yellowstone grizzly bears.

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NPS Weighs Peak Season Entry Fees to Yellowstone, Other Parks

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park may have to institute peak season entry fees, raising the entrance fee from $30 to $70 per vehicle during the summer.

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Yellowstone Bison Survey Raises Questions About Central Herd

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In light of this year’s Yellowstone bison population survey, some are questioning the future of Yellowstone’s central herd, nominally untouched by slaughter efforts.

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Yellowstone to Replace Arsenic Leaching Pipes near Mammoth Hot Springs

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Yellowstone National Park will replace a sewer line that reportedly led to the Gardiner Sewer District filing a lawsuit over arsenic leaching.

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Yellowstone Seeks Public Comment On Two Ocean Plateau Trail Project

Two Ocean Plateau from Yellowstone River crossingFrank Walker1978

Yellowstone National Park is soliciting public comment on a proposal to rehabilitate parts of the Trail Creek and Two Ocean Plateau hiking trails.

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