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Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake, Prospect, 911M 8-27-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 28, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug M., MacNeil, Emil, and Kate for notes today.   From Doug ~  Another early morning from the area arou Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake, Junction pups 8-26-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 26, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Kate S., Ryan A., Doug M., Linda and Ron for reporting today.   The Lamars were spotted at first light by Doug Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapti Lake 8-25-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 25, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug M., Kate S., and Barb M. for reporting today.      It's staying dark a little later in the morn Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake 8-24-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 24, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Barb M., Kate S., and Kit T. for notes today   Monday morning from Kate ~  At 6:15 the pack was located o Read more >




Yellowstone WMA reopens to public; fire contained

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 24, 2015 — With the Lambert fire contained the Yellowstone River Wildlife Management Area, located west of Pompeys Pillar, has been reopened to the public. Fire Read more >




Two Climbers Die in Fall at Teewinot Mountain, Grand Tetons

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 24, 2015 — Jenny Lake rangers received a 911 call around 11:15 a.m. from Rebecca Anderson, a 26-year-old resident of Jackson, Wyoming. She had been climbing Teew Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake 8-23-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 23, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Barb M., Ron and Linda D., Kate S., and Ken from Yellowstone Safari for notes today.   From Barb ~  At 5: Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake 8-22=15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 22, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug, Kate and MacNeil for notes today. Friday night from Kate ~   The wind was howling down the valley b Read more >




Memorial fundraiser Sunday for grizzly advocate

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 22, 2015 — A memorial event will be held to remember the late Matt Reid, a longtime advocate for grizzly bears and wildlife conservation, on Sunday, Aug. 23, a Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Scarface 8-21-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 22, 2015 —   Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug, MacNeil, Kate and Anna for notes today. Warmer temps this morning and the smoke is still with us.&nb Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake, Canyons 8-20-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 20, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug M., Gina, Robyn, David and Emil for reporting today   Last night thick smoke settled in Gardiner and the Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake 8-19-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 19, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug and Emil for notes today.   From Emil ~  Lamar early morning. Group howl around 6:45 and we picked u Read more >




Yellowstone considering upgrades to canyon trails, overlooks

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 19, 2015 — Yellowstone National Park is seeking public comment on a plan to rehabilitate many of the overlooks and trails along the rim of the Grand Canyon of th Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake 8-18-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 18, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Kathie, Doug, Deby, Robyn and David for notes today.   From Doug ~  It was only 45 degrees leaving Gardin Read more >




July sets record as busiest month ever in Yellowstone

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 18, 2015 — Nearly 1 million people visited Yellowstone National Park in July, official figures showed on Monday, making last month the busiest ever for America Read more >




Continuation of Lamar/Junction, Wapiti 8-17-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 17, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~   A little bit of a recap of this mornings happenings all put together from Kathie, Deby and Doug's observations.     Read more >




Removal of non-native fish from Soda Butte Creek set for Aug. 21

posted by Dave Hornoff

Aug. 17, 2015 — Soda Butte Creek inside Yellowstone National Park is scheduled for a brook trout removal project. Plans are to use rotenone, a fish-killing chemi Read more >




Lamar Cnyon and Junctions come head to head 8-17-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 17, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~   I did not go out this morning, too many early mornings in a row!  I missed a lot of action.  Doug reported to me just Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake 8-16-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 16, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~   Nippy this morning with clear skies and 34 degrees in the Soda Butte Valley.  We are pretty used to packing up and heading Read more >




Lamar Canyon, blotched tiger salamander 8-15-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

Aug. 15, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~   Really warm today with a bit of a breeze to dampen a little of the sizzle.     We are thinking that the Lamar Canyo Read more >


Features

Swarmed by the Faithful

posted by Rick Lamplugh

Aug. 25, 2015 — Recently, in the heat of Yellowstone’s tourist season, I was lucky enough to spend four full days in the Old Faithful area. Without a car. Stran Read more >



Please Respect our Wildlife!

posted by Sandy Sisti

Aug. 23, 2015 — I wasn’t going to say anything about what I witnessed a few days ago in Yellowstone, but after thinking about it, I thought it was something y Read more >



99th Birthday of the National Park Service — Yellowstone National Park Will Offer Free Admission and Special Events on August 25

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

Aug. 22, 2015 — The National Park Service is turning 99 years old on August 25 and Yellowstone National Park wants to give you a present – free admission! The u Read more >



Beartooth Grizzlies — A little history

posted by Dan Hartman

Aug. 20, 2015 —      During June and July we had a pair of grizzlies frequenting the highway to the Beartooths.  Mostly they spent their days feed Read more >



Deep into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

posted by Rick Lamplugh

Aug. 17, 2015 — Mary and I have come to a complete stop at the bottom of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.  Our campsite is on a private bench about the size Read more >



Late Summer Magic — Life of the aspen grove

posted by Dan Hartman

Aug. 10, 2015 —      As seems to happen every year, my owl nests keep me busy until mid summer.  Then I find myself scrambling to salvage what is Read more >



The Poaching and Saving of Yellowstone's Wildlife

posted by Rick Lamplugh

Aug. 9, 2015 — In February of 1894, Ed Howell, a Cooke City resident, and his partner dragged a sled bulging with supplies into Yellowstone National Park. They set u Read more >



Grizzly Bear Involved in Yellowstone Hiker’s Death — Areas Near Lake Village Closed

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

Aug. 8, 2015 — Preliminary results of the investigation into the recent death of a hiker in Yellowstone National Park show that the man was attacked by a grizzly bea Read more >



Life Between Mountains — Cooke City Montana Museum Fundraiser

posted by Dan Hartman

Aug. 5, 2015 —     If you find yourself in the NorthEast area of Yellowstone Park on Friday, August 7th it would be worth your while to check out the artis Read more >



Sheepeater Canyon and Its Elusive Residents

posted by Rick Lamplugh

Aug. 3, 2015 — We approach the cliff and gaze down into the 800-foot deep gorge—Sheepeater Canyon—that the Gardner River has cut. We are just downstream Read more >



The Boreal Owl Story — Triumph and Frustration

posted by Dan Hartman

July 29, 2015 —      When one writes a story, he needs a beginning, a main subject and an ending to wrap the whole thing up.      Well, Read more >



Fish Restoration Project on Soda Butte Creek — Brook Trout Removal

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

July 29, 2015 — Yellowstone National Park, in coordination with partner agencies Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Wyoming Game & Fish Department, and the US Fo Read more >



Yellowstone’s Incredible Shrinking Redwood

posted by Rick Lamplugh

July 27, 2015 — For more than ten days, earth quakes shook the broad, flat, forested valley several times a day. Then, on the eleventh day, fifty million years ago, t Read more >



Pelican Valley and the Three-Weasel Day

posted by Leo Leckie

July 24, 2015 — How best to build on an early-morning close encounter with Scarface (Bear 211)? Why an amazing hike in Yellowstone’s Pelican Valley and a three- Read more >



FIFTH VISITOR INJURED IN YELLOWSTONE BISON ENCOUNTER THIS WEEK

posted by Sandy Sisti

July 23, 2015 —   A woman was injured when she approached a bison in Yellowstone yesterday.This is the fifth bison-related injury in the park this year and the Read more >



Evening walk with White Water — Following up on the great gray family

posted by Dan Hartman

July 22, 2015 —      George Clookey and his assistant, Karlee are in the area with their students from White Water, Wisconsin.     Monday ni Read more >



Yellowstone’s Resilient Survivors: Bison

posted by Rick Lamplugh

July 22, 2015 — We stand at the Mary Mountain trailhead and peer into early morning fog. Mary, Leo, and I expect to encounter bison on this trail. We would like a bit Read more >



Bear 211 — "Scarface"

posted by Leo Leckie

July 21, 2015 — This most famous of Yellowstone National Park's male grizzly bears is 26-years-old now, and is the third oldest bear in for which genetic data exists Read more >



Continental Divide Expedition — A Trek Through Some of Yellowstone's Finest Wilderness

posted by Dr. Nathan Varley

July 19, 2015 — The Continental Divide separates the waters that drain to the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.  This physiographic divide passes through southern Yel Read more >



Pygmy owl nest log Part 3 of 3 — Fledgling Day

posted by Dan Hartman

July 19, 2015 —      June 22     By the way I left the nest yesterday, the chances were good the chicks would fledge today.  However, as Read more >



Thermal Activity Closes Vehicle Access — Upper Terrace Drive

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

July 18, 2015 — Rangers temporarily closed Upper Terrace Drive near Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park to vehicles due to a new thermal feature that is Read more >



Pygmy owl nest log Part 2 of 3 — It Continues

posted by Dan Hartman

July 14, 2015 —      Ten slow days drifted by.  My leg showed little improvement.  My only salvation was I knew the chicks hadn't hatched yet Read more >



The Heart of Little Joe

posted by Rick Lamplugh

July 14, 2015 — Crossing the Gallatin National Forest boundary, we start our hike into the heart of the Little Joe Fire. But hike is the wrong word. We have to climb Read more >




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