Tag Archives: Yellowstone National Park

New Fire in Northeast Yellowstone: Druid Fire

Druid Peak

With the fire danger in Yellowstone National Park being high these days, we expect to see a lot of stories this: NPS officials report a new incident, the Druid Fire, approximately two miles north of the Northeast Entrance Road on the northern aspect of Druid Peak overlooking the Lamar Valley.

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Snake Fire Update: Wet Weather Slows Spread

Snake Fire

The Snake Fire, caused by lightning earlier this week about three miles east of the Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, has failed to spread in the wake of wet weather, leading to the opening of several backcountry trails.

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Snake Fire Kicks off Yellowtone Fire Season

Snake Fire

We’re officially in fire season in Yellowstone National Park, as the 190-acre Snake Fire is burning in heavy timber about three miles east of the South Entrance.

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Will Yosemite Prove to be Model for Yellowstone of the Future?

Cars in Yellowstone

Cutting back access to popular areas and curtailing services are two items on a potential makeover of Yosemite National Park. Could the same happen in the Yellowstone of the future?

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Don’t Tempt the Yellowstone Bears With Improper Food Storage

Yellowstone bear

If you do something to attract a bear with sloppy food management, you may face a fine, as there’s the chance Yellowstone National Park officials could cite you for improper food storage.

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Effort to Restore Whitebark Pine Underway in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

The loss of whitebark pine across the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has been of great concern to environmentalists, so there’s an effort to restore pine in coming years.

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Tracking the Elusive Yellowstone Butterflies

We have all sorts of geyser gazers and wolf watchers to catalog anything major in Yellowstone National Park, but what of the lesser creatures that are mostly ignored? Meet the folks tracking Yellowstone butterflies.

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Gardiner Gateway Project Set to Launch

Gardiner Gateway project

Work on the Gardiner Gateway Project — a $12-million revamp of the North Entrance to Yellowstone National Park — will begin this summer after project organizers snared a $10.3 million grant from the Federal Lands Access Program.

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Two Die in Separate Yellowstone Accidents

A hiker and a fisherman passed away this week after two separate Yellowstone accidents.

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Wolf Hunting Plan Approved; Yellowstone Wolves to Be Impacted

Wolf!

Montana FWP commissioners yesterday passed a plan to expand wolf hunting and made some modest concessions on protecting Yellowstone wolves.

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