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Officials: Montana Wolf Hunt Sets Sights on Yellowstone Wolves

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Yellowstone officials expressed displeasure at a Montana state plan to increase grey-wolf hunting that also rejects the idea of a no-hunting buffer near the Park.

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Study: Drought, Not Wolves, Impact Yellowstone Elk Reproductive Rates

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With the Yellowstone elk population declining in recent years, a study from Wyoming-based researchers indicates that drought, and not the presence of wolves, is to blame for declining reproductive rates.

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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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Plan Ahead: Yellowstone Association Offers Winter Seminar Registration

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Yellowstone AssociationIt seems a little off-kilter to offer registration for Winter 2011-2012 events when plenty of snow from last winter is still on the ground, but the Yellowstone Association will begin accepting registrations for winter field seminars on June 15 for members, one week later for non-members.

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Yellowstone Association Announces Summer 2011 Programs

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Yellowstone AssociationPREPPING FOR SUMMER 2011: If you're planning your Yellowstone National Park vacation for Summer 2011, consider including the nonprofit Yellowstone Association Institute (YAI) on your itinerary; they offer 75 great programs from early April through mid-October.

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Yellowstone Association Unveils Lamar Valley Wolf Week

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Yellowstone AssociationThe nonprofit Yellowstone Association Institute (YAI) will offer the new Lamar Valley Wolf Week program December 2010 and March 2011 at its Buffalo Ranch field campus. The program will feature YAI’s signature combination of classroom learning and in-field observation led by Institute naturalists and guest speakers.

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As the Results Come In: Wolves Are Not Saving Yellowstone’s Aspen

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WolfBack in the 1990s, when wolves were re-introduced to Yellowstone National Park, there was a lot of speculation among biologists about how the wolves would affect the ecology. It was important speculation because such a large-scale re-introduction of wolves had never been tried before, and there was a lot riding on its outcome. Not too surprisingly, as research on the results of the re-introduction comes in, not all of the speculation turns out to be true.

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The Week That Was: August 8

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The most popular stories on Yellowstone Insider the past week, as measured by page views. It was a week where we thought long and hard about the fate of troublesome yet innocent bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, as well as the immediate and long-term tourism in the area.

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Where are the Yellowstone Wolves? Hiding

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Maybe the wolves in Yellowstone National Park are a lot smarter than we think: at a time when the court system is determining the fate of grey wolves in the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the remaining wolves in Yellowstone are laying low.

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Study: Elk Are Smarter/Dumber Than We Thought

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Elk

A study of migration patterns among Yellowstone National Park elk indicate they're smart enough to move onto safe land during hunting season but not smart enough to flee from wolves in their immediate territory.

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