Tag Archives: Yellowstone National Park

Grizzly Deaths in Yellowstone Region on Normal Pace: Experts

Yellowstone Grizzly

Grizzly Bear

Ten grizzly bears have been killed this year in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, but experts say that pace is normal and almost identical to the number tallied last year.

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Another Motorcyclist Killed in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Another motorcyclist was killed in Yellowstone National Park when his motorcycle crossed the center line and collided head-on with another vehicle on the Grand Loop Road between Norris and Mammoth Hot Springs, the second such fatality this summer. A young girl riding with him was injured and is stable condition.

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Yellowstone Doane Fire Not Kicking Up Smoke, May Be Burned Out

Doane Fire

Doane FireThe Doane Fire, located south of the East Entrance near Yellowstone Lake, has stopped kicking up smoke and is most likely done.

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Trout Unlimited: Time For Extreme Measures to Rid Yellowstone Lake of Lake Trout

Lake Trout

The National Park Service is waging a losing battle against the invasive lake trout as it slowly takes over Yellowstone Lake to the detriment of other trout species, according to Trout Unlimited, who want to see more aggressive actions taken against the interloper.

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Current Yellowstone Forest Fire Isn’t Much: A Quarter-Acre

Doane Fire

Doane FireThe current forest fire n Yellowstone National Park isn't much: the Doane Fire in the southwest corner of the Park is a quarter-acre in size, probably started by lightning.

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New Bridge Opens Over Yellowstone’s Gibbon River

Gibbon Falls

Gibbon Falls

The massive road reconstruction in the Gibbon Falls area is taking a giant leap forward today, as a major bridge over the Gibbon River will be in use for the first time, leading to a big shift in traffic patterns in that area of Yellowstone National Park.

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Study: Global Warming Could Negatively Impact Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Climate change exacerbated by global warming could decrease the diversity of life in the Greater Yellowstone Region's montane meadows, leading to a decrease in the amount of flowers and impacting the food chain depending on them.

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Early Reaction to Yellowstone Bison Vaccination Plan: Thumbs Down

Yellowstone Bison

A plan floated by the Interagency Bison Management Plan to vaccinate Yellowstone National Park bison against brucellosis via air guns and “bio-bullets” is meeting with resistance from the National Park Service and other players in the debate, who say the plan would be largely ineffectual and potentially create “super-strains” of the disease more resistant to traditional vaccines.

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NPS Seeks Input for Comprehensive Lake/Fishing Bridge Plan

Lake Hotel 1905

What would you change about the Lake area of Yellowstone National Park? The National Park Service wants to know, as it's seeking public input for any potential changes in the area to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Lake Hotel in 2016.

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It’s a Record: Yellowstone Sets June Attendance Mark

Yellowstone National Park

We predicted 2010 would be a good year for folks visiting Yellowstone National Park. That prediction was borne out in the numbers released by the Park Service: June was a record month for attendance at America's Oldest National Park.

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