Tag Archives: Yellowstone National Park

Lawsuit: Keep Yellowstone Bison from Ted Turner

Yellowstone Bison

Bison

A lawsuit filed by several activists is seeking to keep a herd of homeless bison originally from Yellowstone Park out of the hands of Ted Turner, who would keep three-quarters of their offspring as payment.

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Video Released: President Obama in Yellowstone National Park

President Obama in Yellowstone

President Obama in Yellowstone

The White House has released a video of President Barack Obama's visit to Yellowstone National Park last summer, intertwined with footage of other presidential visits.

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Yellowstone Attendance Holds Steady in Winter Season

Yellowstone Bison

Bison at Old Faithful Geyser BasinAttendance during Yellowstone National Park's winter season in 2010 held steady when compared to past years, as the poor economy and a lack of snow didn't deter visitors from skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.

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Druid Pack Down to Lone Wolf

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wolf

The much-vaunted Druid pack of Yellowstone National Park wolves is now down to a single female, say researchers -- but there are signs the Yellowstone wolf packs are on the verge of realigning, as there's some potential interpack mating on the horizon.

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NPS, Boy Scouts Reach Tentative Agreement on Bechler Access

Bechler Falls

Bechler Falls

It turns out there were far fewer differences between the goals of the National Park Service officials and organizers of Camp Loll, a Boy Scout camp off the southern boundary of Yellowstone National Park, as the two sides have worked out a compromise plan for Park visitation in 2010 and beyond.

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Summer Construction in Yellowstone: A Preview

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There's always a big challenge every summer in Yellowstone National Park: planning around the realities of road construction. Here's a glimpse at what to expect this summer.

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First Sign of Spring: Bears Awaken from Slumber

Yellowstone Grizzly

Grizzly Bear

Though the temperatures have been a little colder than normal for this time of year, apparently the Yellowstone bears are listening to their internal clocks, with the first sightings starting in late February.

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NPS Clarifies Yellowstone Gun Rules: You Can Pack, But You Can’t Shoot

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The National Park Service has issued the gun rules for Yellowstone National Park in the face of new federal laws scheduled to go into effect Monday, and one thing is clear: you may be able to pack, but you're prohibited from firing based on other anti-poaching laws already on the books. So much for the weekend warriors who think they'll drop a charging bull moose with their little sidearm.

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NRA: Yellowstone a Haven for Drug Trafficking

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Here's your outrageous statement of the day: According to the National Rifle Association, guns are necessary in Yellowstone National Park because it is a haven for drug trafficking and drug production. Really.

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Yellowstone Wolf Numbers Down To Lowest Levels Since 1999; NPS Calls Dive “Natural”

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Wolf howling

The wolf population in Yellowstone National Park dipped to under 100 wolves for the first time since 1999, a population decline the National Park Service says is "expected and considered natural."

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