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Jane Goodall Joins Wyoming Protestors in Buying Up Grizzly Hunt Tickets

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 16, 2018 — Jane Goodall is a global icon, perhaps the most admired living environmentalist and legendary for her research with chimpanzees. Cynthia Moss i Read more >

Junctions 7-15-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 15, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  Another beautiful day with some high clouds.  We ended up below the 90's today in Gardiner.   Read more >

Junctions, Wapitis 7-14-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 14, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   Looking across Little America toward the Slough Campground early this morning there was color in the sunrise.... clouds in t Read more >

one gray wolf ?Wapiti, other critters 7-13-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 13, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  More beautiful weather but getting a bit too hot in the afternoon.... reaching 97 in Gardiner this afternoo Read more >

Missing rafter found dead on Yellowstone River — Update: The missing rafter has been identified as Everett Shirtliff of Ellicott City, Md., by the Park County Sheriff's Office.

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 13, 2018 — Search crews found a missing rafter on the Yellowstone River near Yankee Jim Canyon in Montana on Friday morning.  Crews found the body of Read more >

Yellowstone construction worker gored by bison

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 13, 2018 — A bison gored a construction worker in the park this week, according to park officials. Yellowstone spokesperson Neal Herbert says the man was workin Read more >

Wyoming Wolf Hunt extended

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 13, 2018 — This fall, Game and Fish will target more wolves, 58, than in any other hunting season since the state took control of the formerly threatened canine. Read more >

Lamars. ?black wolves, Junctions, Wapitis 7-12-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 12, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   Lamars ~  Another beautiful day in Paradise.  I headed to Round Prairie quite early this morning.  Rick had se Read more >

Yellowstone experiences second busiest June on record

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 12, 2018 — The park hosted 810,884 visits in June 2018. This is a slight increase over last year (803,652 visits) and below June 2016 (838,316 visi Read more >

Lamars, Junctions 7-11-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 11, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  Another beautiful day in the park.     I stopped at Trashcan to have a look at the carcass Read more >

Climate’s Effect on Yellowstone Species Topic of UW-Park Service Research Center Talk

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 11, 2018 — A postdoctoral research scientist will discuss how certain species cope with climate change in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem (GYE) at the Universi Read more >

Junctions, Lamars 7-10-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 10, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  Another warm one getting in the high 90's again today.  There was rain in the park last night which wa Read more >

Mount Washburn trail in Yellowstone closes Thursday

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 10, 2018 — The Mount Washburn trails and trailhead parking areas in Yellowstone National Park will be closed for the summer, beginning Thursday. The popular hik Read more >

Junctions, Lamars, Wapitis, bears 7-9-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 9, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   From Doug ~  There is a smoky haze in Yellowstone now coming from distant fires.     Junctions from Dou Read more >

Junctions, bears 7-8-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 8, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   Saturday evening, July 7, from Wendy ~  Andy and Missy had a grizzly and then another coming in when I arrived at 7:30 w Read more >

Junctions, Wapiti, grizzlies, black bears , moose 7-7-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 7, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   From Wendy ~  It was a banner day – Rick and I climbed Trash can hill at 5:30am (we had to wait for a bull bison t Read more >

Junctions, grizzlies, black bears 7-6-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 6, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   The first thing I noticed in the headlights when passing through the gate this morning was the Fire Danger Sign, and it has Read more >

Yellowstone’s fire danger is MODERATE

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 6, 2018 — Date: July 5, 2018   The parkwide fire danger level for Yellowstone is now moderate. The fire danger may elevate further with continued Read more >

Late night update about Junctions 7-5-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 5, 2018 — From Wendy ~  I wanted you to know that all four Junctions were seen tonight between 8pm and till it got dark at 9:30. They came from the Weste Read more >

Junctions, Wapiti, other critters 7-5-18

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 5, 2018 — Hi Everyone ~   Cool temps again this morning that gave way to uncomfortable heat.  Nothing compared to much of the nation but warm by Read more >


July 4th Bushwack — Still hoping for a great gray owl

posted by Dan Hartman

July 11, 2018 —       I'd been hearing stories of a great gray owl being seen from Lower Baronette to Upper Baronette.  After a few unsuccessful a Read more >

Chicago Tribune Editorial 'Summer Road Trip' — Rooting for 'da Bears'

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

July 5, 2018 — We all need to have a sense of humor about the irony of going into nature and waiting through a traffic jam.  Yellowstone is full of such paradox Read more >

A Visit from Roger and the RPS — Photographing Bird Nest

posted by Dan Hartman

July 2, 2018 —      I had the privilege to work with some world class photographers last week.  The five men, all from the UK are either members Read more >

Continuing Long Relationships — Hiking in the rain

posted by Dan Hartman

June 29, 2018 —      Over the past couple of weeks I've been out hiking with several youth and college groups.  Three of which Cindy and I have ha Read more >

Working the Bison Herd — A Day with 1048

posted by Leo Leckie

June 27, 2018 — It was an amazing day (June 25) for my clients and me, and it was spent with the most adventurous wolf I know, 1048 — the beta male of the Junct Read more >

Yellowstone's Landscape of Fear — Not so scary afterall

posted by Dr. Nathan Varley

June 25, 2018 — For years, I was working with colleagues on the question of "how do elk respond to the risk of encountering wolves?"  There are many factors that Read more >

Close Call! — Episode with the falcon chicks

posted by Jim Futterer

June 11, 2018 — We spent time near a falcon nest recently.  We had an interesting experience.  We saw and heard mom calling dad for relief from nest duties Read more >

The Amazing Hero Story of Big Gray — Wolf 925M

posted by Leo Leckie

June 10, 2018 — The Lamar Canyon Pack might have completely dispersed and ended with the ’06 Female’s untimely death in December 2012 had it not been f Read more >

One more try at an owl nest — A couple encounters

posted by Dan Hartman

June 5, 2018 —      My annual searching for nesting birds is in full swing.  For the most part, songbirds are about two weeks behind schedule.&nb Read more >

Wildlife is where you find it — Unusual place to find wildlife

posted by Dan Hartman

June 1, 2018 —      Last week, Cindy and I had to make a quick trip back to our home state of Indiana.  We drove the 1,600 miles there in two day Read more >

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