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Zinke: No Mining North of Yellowstone in Paradise Valley

Signing ceremony ban on Paradise Valley mining

In a win for conservation and Yellowstone tourism over mining, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the withdrawal of 30,000 acres of federal lands in southwest Montana north of the Park from mining for 20 years.

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Cam Sholly New Yellowstone Superintendent; Wenk Out

Cam Sholly and Ryan Zinke

Well, that didn’t take long: A few days after Dan Wenk said he was being forced out of the position, Cam Sholly was named new superintendent of Yellowstone National Park by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

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Dan Wenk: Trump Administration Forcing Me From Yellowstone

Dan Wenk

Despite an intention of retiring as Yellowstone National Park superintendent in 2019, Dan Wenk says he’s been told he’ll be reassigned as soon as August over what he assumes is his management of Yellowstone bison.

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Interior Drops Plans for Peak Season Fee Increases

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

The Interior Department is dropping its current proposal to significantly raise fees at 17 national parks—including Yellowstone National Park.

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Park Staff Continue Search for Escaped Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone bison

The search continues for 52 Yellowstone bison who left the Stephens Creek quarantine area through a cut fence.

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Snowmobile Guide Cited for Driving Too Close to Old Faithful Geyser

snowmobiling fountain flats

A commercial snowmobile guide is in hot water after bringing guests into an area of the Upper Geyser Basin where snowmobiles are prohibited.

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Yellowstone Releases Details on Stephens Creek Bison Breach

Yellowstone bison

Yellowstone National Park has released more information about yesterday’s incident at the Stephens Creek bison facility.

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Over 50 Yellowstone Bison Escape Through Cut Fence at Stephens Creek Facility

Yellowstone bison

Over 50 Yellowstone bison escaped through a cut fence at the Stephens Creek Bison Capture Facility in northern Yellowstone National Park.

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U.S. Rep Greg Gianforte Introduces Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act in House

Paradise Valley

U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte (R-MT) has introduced legislation to ban mining on public land in the Paradise Valley.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Population Stable

Yellowstone grizzly

The Yellowstone grizzly population is relatively stable, according to estimates from the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST).

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