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Prospects, fire spreads 8-29-16

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 29, 2016 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  I joined Kathie early at the Slough lot to see if the Den Forests survived last nights fires.... they did!&nb Read more >

Fires grow bigger, Prospects, Lamar, Canyons 8-28-16

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 28, 2016 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  Jeremy and I stopped at the Blacktail Plateau to look for the Prospects first thing but the smoke was bad eno Read more >

Yellowstone Fire Information & Updates

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 28, 2016 — Alert: The south entrance of Yellowstone National Park remains closed due to a fire in Grand Teton National Park. Fire managers anticipate reopening t Read more >

755M, Wapiti update, Prospects, Junction 969F 8-27-16

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 27, 2016 — Hi Everyone ~   755M ~  To let you all know, with the help of photos and a video, 755M was confirmed at the Le Hardy carcass two evenings Read more >

South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park remains closed

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 27, 2016 — The South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is expected to remain closed this weekend because of a wildfire in Grand Teton. The closure o Read more >

Yellowstone employee falls to death in park canyon

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 27, 2016 — A 21-year-old worker at the Yellowstone National Park plunged to her death early on Friday from the edge of a canyon while socializing with colleagu Read more >

The next century: Yellowstone grapples with unknowns of climate change

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 27, 2016 — The question of how to respond to climate change doesn’t yield an easy answer. Warming temperatures, decreasing snowpacks, longer fire seasons Read more >

Prospects, Junction, Lamar Canyon, update Wapiti, update 755M , grizzly moose 8-26-16

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 26, 2016 — HI Everyone ~   Prospect from Doug ~  I got a later start this morning dedicating a little time on the Blacktail Plateau.  Carl S. ha Read more >

Big T has returned to the Lamar; we think 8-26-16

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 26, 2016 — Hi Everyone ~   We think that our Big T was on the Amethyst bison carcass tonight.  Jeremy has photos.  More to come.   Laurie Read more >

Toyota donates $1m to build an ultra-green youth campus for Yellowstone National Park

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 26, 2016 — Toyota seems to have a soft spot for Yellowstone National Park. Back in 2014, the automaker announced plans to use Camry  battery packs Read more >

Jewell visits Glacier, Yellowstone for park celebration

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 26, 2016 — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hiked to see the stunning view from the Hidden Lake Overlook in Glacier National Park to celebrate the 100th anniver Read more >

Prospects, Junctions 8-25-16

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 25, 2016 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  Cold morning temperatures again this morning with frost on the ground everywhere.   Prospects from Cal Read more >

9 counties, including Yellowstone, reach severe drought status

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 25, 2016 — Montana officials say nine counties have reached severe drought status and 11 more are under a drought alert. Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney is chairman Read more >

Snow leads to closure of Beartooth Pass

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 25, 2016 — The Beartooth Pass was closed due to snow Wednesday night, according to the Montana Department of Transportation’s website. The closure w Read more >

Happy 100th National Park Service!!!!

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 25, 2016 — The National Park Service turns 100 today,  August 25, 2016. As we lead up to the centennial, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Expe Read more >

All 3 Lamar Canyons, Wapiti, grizzlies 8-24-16

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 24, 2016 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  Missing the grizzlies in Lamar the last couple of days we headed that way very early skipping the Blacktail P Read more >

Fire closes Road to Yellowstone 's South Entrance

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 24, 2016 — Fire spokeswoman Karen Miranda says prospects aren't good for opening the road anytime soon because the fire is burning along the highway, which leads Read more >

Happy Birthday National Park Service!

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 24, 2016 — Yellowstone National Park is celebrating the Centennial of the National Park Service with a series of special programs and events. Park entrance fees Read more >

Prospects, Lamar, Wapiti, pup count update, grizzlies 8-23-16

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 23, 2016 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  Very smoky in the park today and most of the fires are increasing in size with the Maple Fire over by West in Read more >

Wapiti, Junction, Prospects, update Lamar, update Junction, Canyons! grizzly 8-22-16

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 22, 2016 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  It didn't take long for this place to dry out and the fires to take hold again.  It's been very smoky al Read more >


Wrap Up — Finishing touches on a summer long project

posted by Dan Hartman

Aug. 29, 2016 —      After finding the chicks just below the nest site on July 16th, it would be more than two weeks before I would find them again on Read more >

An Insiders Take on Yellowstone National Park's Failure to Close Its Waters

posted by Michael Leach

Aug. 25, 2016 — I wept Saturday morning as I read the Bozeman Daily Chronicle article detailing the disaster that has recently struck the Yellowstone River, decimatin Read more >

Searching for the Lost Arch — Hiking with Whitewater

posted by Dan Hartman

Aug. 17, 2016 —      I hiked above Pebble last week with George and his two dozen students from WhiteWater.  Our main objective was to locate the Read more >

Saving Four Wolves

posted by Rick Lamplugh

Aug. 15, 2016 — On a fine spring evening a few days after we followed the 8-Mile pack around, Mary, Leo, and I walk through the double doors of Gardiner School. We ar Read more >

Climate Change in Yellowstone — A Report

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

Aug. 14, 2016 — Yellowstone is becoming a warmer, drier place.  Scientists have forecasted dramatic, and in some cases, rapid change of the ecosystem we know and Read more >

Bear Creek Council — Working on behalf of Yellowstone

posted by Dr. Nathan Varley

Aug. 9, 2016 — Founded in 1983, the Bear Creek Council (BCC) is a local, all-volunteer, grassroots organization working to conserve and protect the integrity of our Read more >

Looking for chicks — It took awhile

posted by Dan Hartman

Aug. 7, 2016 —      I was informed the BBC wanted to send over the host and do another interview with the now fledged great gray owl chicks.   & Read more >

Yellowstone River Canids — Three Dog Day

posted by Leo Leckie

Aug. 6, 2016 — A fox hunting along the shoreline, a coyote successfully mousing in the forest and the Wapiti Lake - Mollies wolves frolicking amid the meadows and wo Read more >

New science chief for YNP named — Jennifer Carpenter tapped for YCR director

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

July 25, 2016 — Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk announced today that Jennifer Carpenter has been selected as the park’s new chief of the Yello Read more >

Lamar Canyon Osprey — Update: Chicks Doing Well

posted by Leo Leckie

July 24, 2016 — The Lamar Canyon Osprey chicks are doing well! As these two juvenile Osprey mature, their eye color will change from brown to yellow. Sixty days af Read more >

Unseen Value — Aspen Grove Life

posted by Dan Hartman

July 24, 2016 —      Years ago I was sitting beside an aspen grove talking with a Shoshone Forest Ranger.  The grove had just been burned as part Read more >

Slow Down for Yellowstone grizzlies, Raspberry and Snow

posted by Sandy Sisti

July 21, 2016 — In light of the recent death of a grizzly cub that was hit by a vehicle on Togwotee Pass, I wanted to show you what I saw when driving into Yellowst Read more >

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