Yellowstone

CASPER — Another iconic Yellowstone species is being considered again for Endangered Species Act protections. Threats to the park’s plains bison — including loss of habitat and migration routes as well as the spread of disease — are concerning enough that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will...

Wolf after reintroduction

Doug Smith - NPS (http://www.nps.gov/archive/yell/slidefile/mammals/wolf/Page-14.htm)

Collared wolf from the Druid pack, Yellowstone National Park

 

A recent spate of wolf killings just outside of Yellowstone National Park has altered fundamental aspects of the canines’ behavior, and threatened the foundations of one of the most storied wildlife research efforts in American history, according to park scientists. Twice in recent months...
CODY (WNE) –  A star of the hit TV show “Yellowstone” is set to be the grand marshal for the Fourth of July Cody Stampede parade. Cole Hauser, who plays dependable cowboy Rip Wheeler in the show about a Montana ranch dynasty, was announced as the star attraction for the final parade by parade...
JACKSON — Matt Fagan is a bit resigned to the reality of what’s ahead for the summer of 2022. “Do I think it’s going to be bumper to bumper at times from Teton Village to the Yellowstone South Entrance? Yes,” said Fagan, the owner of Jackson-based guiding company Buffalo Roam Tours. “Do I think it’...
CASPER — The dispute over pollution at the Jim Bridger Power Plant is complicating another set of air quality regulations.  Wyoming committed more than a decade ago to installing costly emissions controls at Bridger units 1 and 2. The controls were part of a plan the state developed to comply with...
True to its species’ reputation, the undersized smallmouth bass lacked neither ambition nor aggression: The roughly 10-inch fish attacked a nine-inch streamer.  The Montana State University student who hooked it would later regret letting the bronzeback paddle away when he learned that the...
Park numbers historic? Yellowstone visitation stats had repeat visits   CODY (WNE) — Last week Yellowstone National Park announced its record-breaking 2021 season might not have been as historic as the attendance numbers indicated. The Park counted 4.86 million visits in 2021, but a close analysis...
Wyoming approves revised grizzly agreement   By Zac Taylor Cody Enterprise Via Wyoming News Exchange   CODY — The latest effort to delist Yellowstone area grizzly bears took a step closer Tuesday.  The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission approved a revised tri-state Memorandum of Agreement regarding...
Grizzly encounters increase   By Zac Taylor Cody Enterprise Via Wyoming News Exchange   CODY — Grizzly bear country is growing. Game and Fish Large Carnivore Sectional Supervisor Dan Thompson said while good efforts have been made recently to decrease certain conflict types, more issues are popping...
Yellowstone sets visitation record for year   CODY (WNE) — Yellowstone National Park has broken its all-time visitation record with three months still remaining in the year. A record 4,463,000 million visitors have come through the Park in 2021 so far, shattering the previous full year record set...

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