Stories tagged: yellowstone national park
Thu., June 7, 2018
Yellowstone National Park’s superintendent says he’s being forced out for what appear to be punitive reasons following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain.
Wed., May 16, 2018
Yellowstone National Park is launching a new program to capture and quarantine wild bison with the goal of establishing new, disease-free herds across the nation, park officials said Tuesday.
Fri., April 27, 2018
U.S. officials will not restore federal protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, despite a court ruling that called into question the government’s rationale for turning management over to states that are …
Fri., March 23, 2018
Anglers casting in Yellowstone National Park this season will have to leave their felt-soled wading boots at home. The park has banned the boots to help prevent transportation of aquatic …
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018
Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world’s largest active geyser for the first time since 2014.
Tue., March 6, 2018
Yellowstone National Park officials say rangers arrested two people who were trying to chain themselves to a corral where wild bison are held.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018
A proposal to collect a fee at Yellowstone National Park to fund wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park has passed the Wyoming House of Representatives.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018
A proposal introduced in the Wyoming Legislature advocates for imposing a fee at Yellowstone National Park to help pay for wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018
Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park on Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
The National Park Service says it found some of the 52 bison that escaped from holding pens in Yellowstone National Park after someone cut the fence.
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.