Stories tagged: yellowstone national park
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
With its vast expanses of snowy meadows, steaming deep blue pools and spouting geysers, there’s no place quite like Yellowstone National Park in the winter. It’s otherworldly, an almost alien …
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017
Every week Bob Landis is hunting for a trophy, only instead of using a rifle to make the kill he’s packing a video camera.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017
Yellowstone National Park is set to open for the winter season.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
Bison managers expect between 600 and 900 of the animals at Yellowstone National Park will be culled this winter by hunting or slaughter.
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017
The U.S. Forest Service is considering allowing logging along a scenic highway leading to Yellowstone National Park to remove insect-infested trees and reduce fire danger.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
A recently released Yellowstone National Park bison status report says officials are looking to cap this winter’s cull of bison at 1,250.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
A grizzly bear that has been raiding backcountry campsites and chasing campers in Yellowstone National Park since last year has been captured and killed.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017
Three more conservation groups are suing to restore federal protections to grizzly bears living in and around Yellowstone National Park.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
Wildlife advocates and a Montana Indian tribe are asking a U.S. court to restore protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park so that trophy hunting of the …
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he wants to speed up a proposal to block new gold mining claims on public lands near Yellowstone National Park and will consider blocking other …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
A Canadian mining company says it’s reached an agreement with conservation groups to protect two Montana trout streams and hundreds of acres of land used by migrating elk from Yellowstone …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
Yellowstone National Park has decided to convert part of its bison trap into a temporary brucellosis quarantine facility.
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017
For the second time in a decade, the U.S. government has removed grizzly bears in the Yellowstone region from the threatened species list.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017
The investigation into the death of a famed Yellowstone National Park grizzly bear killed by an elk hunter in late 2015 determined that the bear was shot three times at …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017
Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled …
Fri., June 16, 2017
A swarm of earthquakes in the northwestern part of Yellowstone National Park this week continued into Friday and was punctuated with a magnitude 4.4 quake Thursday evening.
Fri., May 26, 2017
The reward for information leading to whoever shot a rare white wolf found inside Yellowstone National Park rose to $24,000 this week after a wolf advocacy groups and a Go …
Mon., May 22, 2017
Yellowstone National Park is looking for more public comment on potential effects of a project involving the historic Mt. Washburn Fire Lookout.
Sun., May 21, 2017
Details of Yellowstone National Park’s individual wolves and their inter-relatedness can be found in one place: online at Ancestry.com, a website formerly reserved for rooting out human family trees.
Sat., May 6, 2017
Tonya Mathews is the north entrance supervisor of Yellowstone National Park, meaning she oversees the cheery people who lean out the window here and welcome visitors to the park.
Wed., May 3, 2017
Researchers will begin trapping grizzly and black bears Sunday in Yellowstone National Park.
Thu., April 27, 2017
The superintendent of Yellowstone National Park says the park is acting to address a report that found evidence of sexual harassment within the park’s maintenance division.
Wed., April 19, 2017
Yellowstone National Park on Friday will begin opening select roads that had been closed over the winter within the park.
Fri., April 14, 2017
Montana wildlife officials are proposing to keep the number of wolves that can be hunted or trapped just outside of Yellowstone National Park at four.
Tue., April 4, 2017
A total of nine dead cows have been found along a Montana River and wildlife officials say while it’s not common, it’s also not unheard of.
Thu., March 23, 2017
Operations to kill bison in Yellowstone National Park for slaughter have come to an end, with more than 1,200 bison culled this winter.
Thu., March 2, 2017
Wildlife officials estimate nearly 1,000 Yellowstone National Park bison have been killed this season.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has blocked the impending slaughter of hundreds of Yellowstone National Park bison over disease concerns until a temporary home can be found for 40 animals wanted …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017
State and federal biologists say elk numbers in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park have stabilized after a long-term decline.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017
Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic levels of popularity that brought …