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Adaptable omnivore: Grizzlies' varied diet may protect species from changing climate

Adaptable omnivore: Grizzlies' varied diet may protect species from changing climate

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. — For years, many conservationists have worried about what grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem will e…

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Video: Yellowstone elk siesta

Video: Yellowstone elk siesta

As the rut winds down in October, the Mammoth elk herd spends more and more time lounging in the shade of employee houses along Officer's Row …

October 20, 2014 2:56 pmLoading…

Yellowstone North Entrance traffic re-routed

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Travel through the community of Gardiner, Montana, and the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park will be tem…

October 12, 2014 12:23 pmLoading…

Fence removal, modification aiding Yellowstone pronghorns

Fence removal, modification aiding Yellowstone pronghorns

Fences are meant to keep animals in or out, not to let them through.

October 09, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Yellowstone's September visitation a new record

Yellowstone's September visitation a new record

Yellowstone National Park recorded its highest ever September visitation in 2014.

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Old grizzly euthanized after trying to get into building

BOZEMAN — State wildlife officials euthanized a 28-year-old grizzly bear after it tried to get into a storage building that contained horse ta…

October 08, 2014 3:00 pm

State delays decision on controversial elk plan

State delays decision on controversial elk plan

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has delayed until November its commission’s consideration of a controversial 2015 elk-brucellosis management …

October 06, 2014 12:43 pm Photos

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Bison group to meet Oct. 9 in Great falls

Bison group to meet Oct. 9 in Great falls

Montana wildlife officials are hosting an Oct. 9 discussion on bison conservation in Great Falls.

October 04, 2014 9:32 am Photos

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Minute Out In It: Bull Fight

Minute Out In It: Bull Fight

As night falls on Mammoth Hot Springs, elk bugles ring out in every direction. Three or four bulls trot past the glowing windows of Officer's …

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Tribes to pray for grizzlies in Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Members of several American Indian tribes plan to gather in Yellowstone this weekend to protest any move by …

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Free entry at Yellowstone, Glacier on Saturday

Free entry at Yellowstone, Glacier on Saturday

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Entrance fees will be waived at Yellowstone National Park and at Montana's Glacier National Park on Saturday…

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Big fine for crashing drone in Yellowstone spring

Big fine for crashing drone in Yellowstone spring

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — A judge has ordered a Dutch man to pay more than $3,000 for crashing a drone into the biggest hot spring in …

September 25, 2014 3:18 pmLoading…

Outdoors just for kids: Grizzly bears have a ferocious appetite

Outdoors just for kids: Grizzly bears have a ferocious appetite

Grizzly bears that live in Yellowstone National Park can get big. Males can weigh up to 700 pounds and that’s equal to the weight of two big p…

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Yellowstone ponders upgrades to Grand Canyon trails after child dies

Yellowstone ponders upgrades to Grand Canyon trails after child dies

Yellowstone National Park is considering a proposal to update and repair many of the overlooks and trails on the North and South rims of the G…

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Decision on bison quarantine expected mid-2015

Decision on bison quarantine expected mid-2015

A decision is expected in mid-2015 on a proposal to capture and quarantine wild bison from Yellowstone National Park so disease-free animals c…

September 21, 2014 3:55 pmLoading…

No criminal charges for fired West Yellowstone police chief

BOZEMAN — A West Yellowstone police chief who was fired after a state investigation found he selectively enforced the law and violated court o…

September 21, 2014 3:53 pmLoading…

Yellowstone to poison nonnative brook trout

^pYellowstone National Park biologists will introduce a fish toxin into Elk Creek and its tributaries this week, including Lost and Yancey cre…

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Upgrade to historic Yellowstone ranch energy system OK'd

Upgrade to historic Yellowstone ranch energy system OK'd

The National Park Service has approved a plan to improve energy efficiency and renewable energy production systems at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch,…

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MSU profs leading bus tour of Yellowstone

Three professors from Montana State University will lead a one-day guided bus tour through Yellowstone National Park on Oct. 4.

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Yellowstone raptor-watching talk this Sunday

Yellowstone National Park ranger and raptor enthusiast Katy Duffy will talk about raptors, their ecology and their migration strategies in Hay…

September 16, 2014 2:08 pmLoading…

Petition challenges Yellowstone bison slaughters

Petition challenges Yellowstone bison slaughters

Wildlife advocates have filed a legal petition to stop the capture and mass slaughter of wild bison leaving Yellowstone National Park during t…

September 15, 2014 3:29 pmLoading…

Activists shadow hunters outside Yellowstone as Montana wolf hunt begins

Activists shadow hunters outside Yellowstone as Montana wolf hunt begins

Montana’s six-month general hunting season for gray wolves began Monday as outside activists sought to highlight the killing of wolves that le…

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Yellowstone seeks volunteers for maintenance

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Yellowstone National Park is looking for volunteers to help with two projects in Lamar Valley on Sept. 27, w…

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New Yellowstone horse plan approved

A new long-term plan to manage commercially guided saddle and pack stock trips in Yellowstone National Park has been approved.

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Yellowstone seeks volunteers for public lands day

The National Park Service will waive entrance fees on Sept. 27 in conjunction with the celebration of National Public Lands Day.

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