Yellowstone National Park
Fewer threatened grizzly bears are being killed in and around Yellowstone National Park, and scientists said Wednesday their numbers appear to be holding stable as officials consider lifting protections for the animals.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The National Parks Conservation Association has honored the superintendent of Yellowstone National Park with an award.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The National Parks Conservation Association has honored the superintendent of Yellowstone National Park with an award.
Yellowstone National Park’s interior roads will close to automobiles on Nov. 3, with the exception of the route that goes to Cooke City.
There are only a few days left before the interior roads in Yellowstone National Park close for the season.
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. — For years, many conservationists have worried about what grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem will eat as changing climate and habitat conditions bring fewer whitebark pine nuts, cutthroat trout and other prime food sources. A recent study offers an …
As the rut winds down in October, the Mammoth elk herd spends more and more time lounging in the shade of employee houses along Officer's Row in Yellowstone National Park. This leads to many surprises when you open your door in the morning, and to some uncommonly close filming from the safet…
HELENA, Mont. — Montana wildlife officials decided Thursday against shipping 145 bison captured from Yellowstone National Park to the Bronx zoo and other locations across the nation, choosing to send them to an American Indian reservation within the state.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Travel through the community of Gardiner, Montana, and the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park will be temporarily re-routed for a few days starting Monday.
Fences are meant to keep animals in or out, not to let them through.
Yellowstone National Park pronghorns migrate out of the park taking the Rescue Creek Trail to the Gardiner Basin and the Paradise Valley to spend the winter.
Pronghorn antelope undertake some of the longest animal migrations in North America, many of which are now blocked by roads and fences.
What some people call antelope are actually not a member of the antelope family found in Africa and East Asia, instead the North American species is called a pronghorn.
In addition to removing old fence that is no longer needed, the NPCA also replaces fencing that makes it easier for wildlife to go over or under.
Workers help the National Park Conservation Association modify a fence to allow pronghorn passage during a May workday on a ranch in the Paradise Valley. So far the effort has removed or modified 18 miles of fence in the area to allow the wildlife to migrate from Yellowstone National Park to…
A volunteer on a project at the Bureau of Land Management’s Carbella fishing access site removes old fence last fall that was replaced with fencing more compatible to wildlife.
Cars enter Yellowstone’s East Entrance in this file photo.
Yellowstone National Park recorded its highest ever September visitation in 2014.
BOZEMAN — State wildlife officials euthanized a 28-year-old grizzly bear after it tried to get into a storage building that contained horse tack and a bear-resistant container of horse feed.