It was a hot week in Yellowstone National Park, judging by what readers found interesting. Here are the most popular stories posted in the past week on Yellowstone Insider, as measured by page views.Read More »
NRDC: Aerial Survey Shows Extensive Whitebark Pine Damage in Yellowstone Ecosystem
Beetle infestations have killed off most of the whitebark pines in the eastern part of Yellowstone National Park and the Absaroka Mountains, as a Natural Resources Defense Council aerial study shows significantly more damage to the pine population that previously though -- giving fuel for the pines to be listed as an Endangered Species.Read More »
White Pines Heavily Impacted by Beetles: NRDC
Damage among Yellowstone National Park's crucial white-pine trees is higher than anticipated, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), as beetles wreak havoc on this crucial source of food for the region's grizzlies.
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