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Buses of Yellowstone Preservation Trust receives grant from Montana History Foundation - laureloutlook.com

 Buses of Yellowstone Preservation Trust Receives Grant from Montana History Foundation

Air Idaho Rescue opens seasonal Yellowstone base - AirMed&Rescue

 Air Idaho Rescue opens seasonal Yellowstone base in West Yellowstone to provide faster medical transport services  

The KOA community gets cooking - camping recipes - KOA

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The KOA community gets cooking                 Photo: F. Markley, Yellowstone Notebook

The Roads through Wonderland - Yellowstone National Park Lodges

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  The Roads through Wonderland     Photo: F. Markley, Yellowstone Notebook

Explore Yellowstone Park - America's First National Park - visitmontana.com

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  Explore Yellowstone Park - America's First National Park     Photo: F. Markley, Yellowstone Notebook  

A road trip through Wyoming - Salt Lake Magazine

A road trip through Wyoming

Grizzly Bear Killed After Man Mauled Near Yellowstone Park - Billings Gazette/Big Country News

  Grizzly Bear Killed After man Mauled Near Yellowstone Park

West Yellowstone man sustains severe injuries from bear mauling near Yellowstone National Park - Bozeman Daily Chroncile

  West Yellowstone man sustains severe injuries from bear mauling near Yellowstone National Park

Summer 2021 Operations and Opening Schedule Have Been Modified - Yellowstone National Park Lodges

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     Photo: Yellowstone National Park Lodges   Summer 2021 Operations and Opening Schedule Have Been Modified With guest and employee health and safety a top priority, and in compliance with National Park Service guidelines, we are delaying the opening of some lodges, reducing capacities and limiting specific services . You can find more information on our Summer 2021 operations here . Information on other in-park services for Summer 2021 can be found here

Bear Mauling Near Bakers Hole Campground, North of West Yellowstone - Emergency Closure in Place for Public Safety - Custer Gallatin National Forest

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                                  Photo: F. Markley, Yellowstone Notebook   Bear Mauling Near Bakers Hole Campground, North of West Yellowstone - Emergency Closure in Place for Public Safety Contact(s): Marna Daley, 406-570-5526  USDA Forest Service: Custer Gallatin National Forest West Yellowstone, MT (April 15, 2021) – The Custer Gallatin National Forest implemented an emergency public safety closure today following a bear mauling near Bakers Hole Campground, north of West Yellowstone, Montana. The closure includes all National Forest System lands on the east side of Highway 191 from the boundary with the town of West Yellowstone to the Transfer Station Road #6794.  The area closure is bounded on the east by Yellowstone National Park.  The area is closed to all human entry and includes the popular Boundary Trail and Bakers Hole Campground.  The campground

7 drowned Yellowstone bison winched and hauled away - Jackson Hole News & Guide

  7 drowned Yellowstone bison winched and hauled away

The Ethics of Wildlife Photography - Outside Magazine

The Ethics of Wildlife Photography

Cute pups from Yellowstone wolf pack disrupt traffic control (short video) - USA Today

Cute pups from Yellowstone wolf pack disrupt traffic control

Spring in the park: A bike ride from West Yellowstone to Gibbon Falls - Bozeman Daily Chronicle

  Spring in the park: A bike ride from West Yellowstone to Gibbon Falls

Yellowstone Volcano Observatory Update: Activity at Yellowstone and Volcanoes of Desert Southwest - USGS

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Yellowstone Volcano Observatory Update: Activity at Yellowstone and Volcanoes of Desert Southwest   (click for video) Aerial view of Excelsior Geyser and Grand Prismatic Spring in Midway Geyser Basin; Jim Peaco; June 22, 2006 Detailed Description There are thousands of volcanic features distributed throughout the southwest United States, which are grouped together in volcanic fields. The Yellowstone Volcano Observatory monitors these volcanoes using a combination of techniques. While YVO hasn’t seen anything to suggest magma is on the move, the area is stretched and pulled apart to produce numerous tectonic earthquakes. YVO keeps an eye on these volcanoes and Yellowstone Volcano, as described in this monthly video update by Mike Poland, YVO Scientist-in-Charge.   Details Date Taken:  THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021 Length: 00:04:51 Location Taken:  Vancouver ,  WA ,  US Video Credits Video edited by Liz Westby Transcript - Hi everybody, I'm Mike Poland scientist-in-charge of the Yellowston

Select Yellowstone National Park roads and services open April 16; Visitor expectations - NPS

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  News Release Select Yellowstone National Park roads and services open April 16; Visitor expectations Lower Falls Opening Day 2018 from Artist Point NPS/Jacob W. Frank News Release Date: April 12, 2021 Contact: Morgan Marthin , (307) 344-2015 MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY - Beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, April 16, 2021, select roads and services in Yellowstone National Park will open to the public for the season, weather permitting. Visitors should expect modified operations that are subject to change based on future conditions and public health guidance. Roads open to the public on April 16   West Entrance to Old Faithful Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful (via Norris) Norris to Canyon Village North Entrance to Mammoth Hot Springs to Northeast Entrance (open year-round) What visitors to Yellowstone should expect To protect the health of those who live, work, and visit national parks and facilities, face masks are required in all visitor facilities in Y

National Parks Traveler Episode 113: Emergency Medicine In National Parks [Podcast] - National Parks Traveler

  National Parks Traveler Episode 113: Emergency Medicine In National Parks :02 National Parks Traveler introduction :12 Episode introduction with Kurt Repanshek :48 Big Country - Randy Petersen - The Sounds of Yellowstone :58  Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation 1:21  Friends of Acadia 1:49  Grand Teton National Park Foundation 2:21  Interior Federal Credit Union 3:04 Kevin Grange discusses his career as a paramedic in Grand Teton, Yellowstone, and Yosemite national parks. 16:44 Amaranth - Bill Mize - The Sounds of the Great Smoky Mountains 17:04  National Parks Traveler 17:17  North Cascades Institute 17:35  Potrero Group   18:02  Washington’s National Park Fund   18:38  Western National Parks Association 19:02 Our conversation with Kevin Grange resumes. 34:20 The Horsemen - Randy Petersen - The Spirit of South Dakota 34:47 Episode Closing 35:11  Orange Tree Productions 35:45  Splitbeard Productions 35:56 National Parks Traveler footer

8 Getaway-Worthy Cabins Near Yellowstone National Park - Outside Magazine

8 Getaway-Worthy Cabins Near Yellowstone National Park  

How Yellowstone Scientists Really Combat Invasive Species [short video] - Smithsonian Magazine

  How Yellowstone Scientists Really Combat Invasive Species Yellowstone cutthroat trout are on the brink of extinction as invasive lake trout continue to eat them. With the park's ecosystem at risk, it's up to scientists to figure out where these predators came from and how to contain them. (2:31)  

New Study Involving Grizzly Bears on Treadmills Shows Us Why Grizzly Bears are on Hiking Trails - Men's Journal

  New Study Involving Grizzly Bears on Treadmills Shows Us Why Grizzly Bears are on Hiking Trails

Two Stunningly Beautiful Byways in Montana and Wyoming - AARP

Two Stunningly Beautiful Byways in Montana and Wyoming  

Hunting for the right mix on bison management - The Lewiston Tribune

Hunting for the right mix on bison management  

Griz estimate adjusted, now 1,000-plus Yellowstone bears - Jackson Hole News & Guide

  Griz estimate adjusted, now 1,000-plus Yellowstone bears

Park implements changes on Teton Park Road in response to expected busy spring - NPS

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  News Release Park implements changes on Teton Park Road in response to expected busy spring Visitors reminded to recreate responsibly NPS Photo News Release Date: April 7, 2021 Contact: Denise Germann, 307.739.3393 Contact: C.J. Adams, 307.739.3431 MOOSE, WY— Enjoying the park and getting outside via non-motorized travel on the Teton Park Road between the Taggart Lake Trailhead and Signal Mountain Lodge is an incredible spring experience for many. Park visitors are reminded to recreate responsibly, especially during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, as they enjoy the outdoor opportunity.  The 14-mile section of the Teton Park Road is currently open to non-motorized travel through Friday, April 30, including walking, bicycling and rollerblading. The road will open to public motor vehicle traffic on Saturday, May 1.   Recent recreational use on the Teton Park Road has been very busy. Park staff anticipated a busy spring season on the road and impleme

Cold Spell Leaves West Yellowstone National Park Covered in Snow [short video from Tuesday, April 6] - yahoo!news

  Cold Spell Leaves West Yellowstone National Park Covered in Snow

2021 Yellowstone road construction projects to improve visitor safety, access and experience; Tower-Roosevelt to Canyon Junction road closure - NPS

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  News Release 2021 Yellowstone road construction projects to improve visitor safety, access and experience; Tower-Roosevelt to Canyon Junction road closure North Entrance Improvement Project: Overview of the project looking east NPS / Jacob W. Frank News Release Date: April 7, 2021 Contact: Morgan Warthin , (307) 344-2015 MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY - Three major road construction projects will occur in Yellowstone National Park in 2021. One project will have a complete closure between Tower-Roosevelt and Canyon Junction, while two projects will cause delays and/or traffic pattern changes (Old Faithful Overpass Bridge and North Entrance). Tower-Roosevelt to Canyon Junction (Dunraven Pass)   The road between Tower-Roosevelt and Canyon Junction will be completely closed for the 2021 season. There will be no access to the Mount Washburn trails. Yellowstone has 1,100 miles of hiking trails. In lieu of Mount Washburn, consider hiking Bunsen Peak near Mam

Nature’s snowballs - NPS

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  Snow rollers, from a photo on Yellowstone's Facebook page, decorate the side of the road between Mammoth and Norris on a warm February afternoon in 2015. In light of unpredictable weather in the "shoulder season," visitors are advised to prepare for varying conditions.  https://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/conditions.htm

Wildlife's Most Ferocious Predator: Human Sprawl - Mountain Journal

Wildlife's Most Ferocious Predator: Human Sprawl  

Caldera Chronicles: Yellowstone’s Cool Thermal Areas - USGS

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  Yellowstone’s Cool Thermal Areas Release Date: April 5, 2021 Yes, some of Yellowstone’s thermal areas are cool—as in, no longer hot.  Cooling is part of the “life cycle” of a thermal area.  And just as it’s important to keep track of where thermal areas warm up, it’s also important to keep track of where they are cooling down. Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week's contribution is from R. Greg Vaughan, research scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey. We do not define the habitat of wolves just by observing where a wolf pack may be standing at any given moment; they move around.  Similarly, you can think of a thermal area as the “habitat” of individual thermal features, like geysers and hot springs.  Hot fluids also move around (underground), so just because a patch of ground in Yellowstone is either warm or cool d

Yellowstone Prepares for Busy 2021 Season - Sheridan Media

Yellowstone Prepares for Busy 2021 Season  

Rainbow trout removal project proposed on wilderness stream that flows into Yellowstone - Sheridan Media

Rainbow trout removal project proposed on wilderness stream that flows into Yellowstone  

Marriott Offers Three New Hotels Near National Parks - Travel Pulse

Marriott Offers Three New Hotels Near National Parks  

Yellowstone bison migration minimal; hunter kills down, trapping paused - Bozeman Daily Chronicle

  Yellowstone bison migration minimal; hunter kills down, trapping paused

3 virtual ways to explore the Yellowstone National Park from your home - bronx.news12.com

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  3 virtual ways to explore the Yellowstone National Park from your home      Photo: Yellowstone Notebook    

Carrying on: Yellowstone’s bison winter season continues as usual despite efforts to change it - Bozeman Daily Chronicle

  Carrying on: Yellowstone’s bison winter season continues as usual despite efforts to change it

Caldera Chronicles: Preserving the legacy of geologic mapping in Yellowstone - USGS

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Preserving the legacy of geologic mapping in Yellowstone Release Date: March 15, 2021 Before the age of cheap computers, handheld GPS, and other innovations, geologic mapping was done with a compass, paper, and pencil.  An effort is underway to digitally preserve and publish these valuable geologic maps, some of which depict Yellowstone thermal areas at a very fine scale! Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week's contribution is from Dakota Churchill, contractor with the USGS and student at UC Berkeley. In the 1960s and 70s, a group of  USGS Geological survey scientists began to tackle the challenge of mapping Yellowstone.   The team included Bob Christensen, Don White, Robert Fournier, Alfred Truesdell, and L.J. Patrick Muffler, and they spent every summer between 1966 and 1971 doing fieldwork in Yellowstone. This was a huge