Stories tagged: yellowstone
Mon., April 24, 2017
Managing the Northern Yellowstone elk herd, one of the most popular in the world, is no easy task.
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.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017
China is planning to create a preserve for the giant panda that will be three times the size of Yellowstone National Park in the western U.S.
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.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday started shipping hundreds of wild bison to slaughter for disease control, as a quarantine facility on a Montana Indian reservation that could help spare many …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017
A deal disclosed Thursday will allow the mass slaughter of hundreds of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park, while sparing 25 animals that American Indian tribes want to start …
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.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
A hotel in Yellowstone National Park is not renting out rooms during a two-part, $7.9 million renovation.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017
Wildlife advocates plan to challenge the approval of a new Yellowstone River dam aimed at benefiting Montana and North Dakota farmers that critics say could kill off a dwindling population …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016
A Montana water and sewer district is suing Yellowstone National Park over arsenic leaking from the park that infiltrates its sewage treatment system.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016
Stillwater County officials planned to continue a search Thursday for a man believed missing in the Yellowstone River near Columbus.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Yellowstone National Park is opening its roads to the public for snow vehicle travel this week.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
Transportation officials in Wyoming hope to create a license plate featuring Yellowstone National Park.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016
Yellowstone, the country’s oldest national park, is being discovered by more people than ever. As the park’s visitation continues to grow, so does the list of maintenance that needs to …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
The superintendent of Yellowstone National Park says he expects visitor numbers to continue to grow but that he’s gotten better at managing the crowds.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016
BILLINGS – Yellowstone Lake has had another record year for lake trout removal after about 366,000 of the nonnative trout were netted and killed to make way for the fishery’s …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
U.S. officials plan to block new mining claims outside Yellowstone National Park as the Obama administration races in its last days to keep industry out of pristine and environmentally sensitive …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016
State and federal wildlife managers are considering removing Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears living in Yellowstone National Park.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016
A 23-year-old Portland man who died after falling into a Yellowstone National Park hot spring this summer was looking for a place to “hot pot,” or soak in the park’s …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016
Scientists from the U.S. and Denmark are seeking to map out the plumbing system hidden inside the earth’s crust that’s responsible for the famous Old Faithful geyser and other hydrothermal …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016
The state of Montana and U.S. Department of Interior say they’ll seek compensation for environmental damages caused by a 30,000-gallon pipeline spill into the Yellowstone River.
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016
BILLINGS, Mont. – Adventure seekers encounter untamed wilderness when they enter the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park. Howling wolves. Deadly grizzly bears. Steam-spewing geysers as seen nowhere else on Earth. …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016
Government investigators are due in Yellowstone National Park Tuesday to look into an employee’s claims of sexual exploitation of female workers and financial misconduct.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Exxon Mobil Corp. will pay $12 million for environmental damages caused by a pipeline break that spilled 63,000 gallons of crude into Montana’s Yellowstone River and prompted a national debate …
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016
A wildfire again has closed the south entrance to Yellowstone National Park and caused park employees to evacuate from the area.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
Campers in Yellowstone National Park can enjoy campfires again.