Tag Archives: Yellowstone National Park

New study reveals more about Yellowstone cougars

Here’s a pretty interesting article about Yellowstone National Park’s cougar population . . . Through DNA analysis of scat and hair, along with photographs and specially equipped GPS collars, researchers in Yellowstone National Park are acquiring new information about the … Continue reading

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Grizzly carcass-stealing doesn’t mean wolves kill more

Science is at its best when it produces unexpected results . . . Research that compared Yellowstone National Park grizzly bear and wolf interactions with those same animals in Sweden has produced a surprising finding: brown bear presence in both … Continue reading

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Park Service wants grizzly hunting ban in corridor between Yellowstone, Grand Teton

This seems quite sensible, but will no doubt trigger considerable head-butting. (Kudos to Bill Fordyce for spotting this.) . . . The National Park Service said Tuesday there should be no hunting of grizzly bears in the 24,000-acre John D. … Continue reading

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‘Twenty-five grizzly bears a year die in Yellowstone Park, but this one had a name’

Here’s an interesting article that picks up social media’s impact on bear management and runs with it . . . When a grizzly bear killed a hiker in Yellowstone National Park last year, millions of people took it personally. “The … Continue reading

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Cameras, video give new insights into bear behavior

Bear bathtubs? Who knew? . . . It takes a hike over high ridges and numerous toppled lodgepole pine trees to find the small pool of fresh water in Yellowstone National Park. This is not some out-of-the-way hot springs that … Continue reading

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Montana governor allows bison to roam outside Yellowstone

Well, the guy’s last name is “Bullock” after all . . . Wild bison will be allowed to migrate out of Yellowstone National Park and stay in parts of Montana year-round under a Tuesday move by Gov. Steve Bullock that … Continue reading

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Trapping restrictions imposed near Glacier & Yellowstone to aid lynx

Trapping regulations have been tightened up around Glacier and Yellowstone national parks to avoid accidental lynx capture . . . Montana wildlife officials have tightened trapping regulations outside Yellowstone and Glacier national parks to reduce the chances that threatened Canada … Continue reading

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Montana looking at tighter trapping restrictions near Glacier and Yellowstone

Montana FWP wants to tighten trapping rules near national parks to protect Canada Lynx . . . Montana wildlife officials are considering stricter regulations in an effort to reduce the chances of Canada lynx being caught in traps set for … Continue reading

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Talk by grizzly expert Steve Primm this Thursday

MWA and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation are holding the second in their Winter Speaker Series this Thursday. Grizzly expert Steve Primm will share his experiences working on grizzly and wolf recovery around Yellowstone National Park. Here are the details from … Continue reading

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Wolf reintroduction 20 years later

Has it been only 20 years? . . . Twenty years after their ancestors were released here in one of the most controversial wildlife projects of the century, wolf howls punctuated the cold winter air Monday to the delight of … Continue reading

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