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Lake trout removal

Lake trout removal

Yellowstone National Park is trying to significantly reduce the number of lake trout in Yellowstone Lake by netting the fish. 

December 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Grand Teton elk

Grand Teton elk

Elk can be hunted in Grand Teton National Park as a way to control unnaturally sustained elk populations. Wyoming uses winter feedgrounds to maintain high elk survival.

November 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park

Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park

Visitors and rangers alike were enjoying the winter wonderland Wednesday afternoon in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park, where snow was falling all day.

September 11, 2014 7:32 am
Firehole Lake Drive

Firehole Lake Drive

Firehole Lake Drive in Yellowstone National Park is closed after the park’s ever-changing thermal features caused hot spots in the asphalt.

July 10, 2014 5:11 pm
Firehole Lake Drive

Firehole Lake Drive

Firehole Lake Drive, superheated by surrounding thermals.

July 10, 2014 11:06 am
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

Plows clear snow in the Logan Pass parking lot at Glacier National Park on June 12.

July 03, 2014 6:45 amLoading…
Going-to-the-Sun Road

Going-to-the-Sun Road

Debris from an avalanche is seen on Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road near Haystack Creek on June 19.

July 01, 2014 11:38 amLoading…
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062514 gnp plowing.jpg

June 24, 2014 5:39 pm
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062514 gnp haystack avalanche.jpg

Debris from an avalanche is seen on Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road near Haystack Creek on June 19.

June 24, 2014 5:39 pm
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062514 gnp guardrail damage.jpg

A guardrail damaged by an avalanche is seen on Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road on June 23.

June 24, 2014 5:39 pm
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

Avalanche debris is seen above the foot of Trout Lake in Glacier National Park recently.

June 17, 2014 6:48 am
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061714 gnp trout lake avalanche.jpg

Avalanche debris is seen above the foot of Trout Lake in Glacier National Park recently.

June 16, 2014 6:02 pm
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061414 gnp big drift.jpg

A plow clears snow near the "Big Drift" on Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road on Thursday.

June 13, 2014 6:17 pm
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061414 gnp logan pass.jpg

Plows clear snow in the Logan Pass parking lot at Glacier National Park on June 12.

June 13, 2014 11:29 am
Pilot injured in crash on Monday

Pilot injured in crash on Monday

A 54-year-old male pilot was injured when his single-engine airplane crashed on Monday morning.

June 02, 2014 12:23 pm
Crews at a plane crash

Crews at a plane crash

A pilot was injured in a crash of an Aero Commander on Monday morning near Gardiner and the North Entrance to Yellowstone National Park. 

June 02, 2014 12:19 pm
Crews at a crash

Crews at a crash

Crews look over a crashed plane inside Yellowstone National Park near Gardiner on Monday. 

June 02, 2014 12:09 pm
Plane crash scene

Plane crash scene

Emergency responders at the scene of a small-plane crash in Yellowstone National Park near Gardiner on Monday morning. 

June 02, 2014 12:09 pm
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053014 two medicine campground.JPG

Snow remains in the area of the Two Medicine Campground on the east side of Glacier National Park.

May 29, 2014 2:02 pm
Yellowstone Trout

Yellowstone Trout

In this photo taken in 2013 and released by the National Park Service, Brian Ertel, a fisheries biologist at Yellowstone National Park, holds a netted lake trout caught from Yellowstone Lake in Wyoming. Scientists say they voracious species of trout that entered Yellowstone Lake and decimate…

May 06, 2014 3:26 pmLoading…
Picked over

Picked over

This photo taken in 1907 shows a second petrified tree stump in the background. The stump is no longer there, having been chipped away by souvenir hunters.

May 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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041614 glacier road.jpg

Spring plowing began recently on Glacier National Park's roads.

April 15, 2014 3:44 pm
Logan Pass

Logan Pass

The Logan Pass area is seen under a thick blanket of snow last spring.

April 11, 2014 7:27 amLoading…
Giantess Geyser

Giantess Geyser

Giantess Geyser is seen erupting in a 1970 file photo from the National Park Service. Giantess eruptions often last more than a day and can often be heard from more than a mile away.

January 31, 2014 2:49 pm
Three people float a canoe on Yellowstone lake

Three people float a canoe on Yellowstone lake

Three people float a canoe on Yellowstone lake.  Most rivers and streams in the park are off limits to canoes and kayaks.

November 26, 2013 10:53 am
Yellowstone Lake

Yellowstone Lake

Three people float a canoe on Yellowstone Lake. A German national who crashed a drone near the lake on June 17 faces four misdemeanor charges.

November 26, 2013 10:53 am
Roosevelt Ranch gravel

Roosevelt Ranch gravel

BISMARCK, N.D. — An environmental impact statement done by the U.S. Forest Service sides with a Montana businessman who wants to mine gravel near Theodore Roosevelt's historic western North Dakota ranch.

September 13, 2013 7:09 pm
Jeff Mow

Jeff Mow

Jeff Mow is the new superintendent of Glacier National Park.

September 13, 2013 10:08 amLoading…
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park opened Going-to-the-Sun Road from the east entrance to Logan Pass as of Saturday.

June 15, 2013 8:54 amLoading…
Jeff Mow

Jeff Mow

Jeff Mow is the new superintendent of Glacier National Park.

June 12, 2013 5:37 pm
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052313 glacier spring

The Logan Pass area is seen under a thick blanket of snow last spring.

May 23, 2013 3:20 pm
South Entrance

South Entrance

Vehicles enter Yellowstone National Park's south entrance.

May 21, 2013 9:52 amLoading…
Glacier road work

Glacier road work

A bulldozer works to clear Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road near Triple Arches on May 14. Rehabilitation of the road will continue this summer.

May 16, 2013 8:36 amLoading…
Sheep Killed

Sheep Killed

In this April 5, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. National Park Service shows the black female wolf "831F," a member of pack at the Yellowstone National Park, Montana. Montana wildlife officials are rejecting claims that an outfitter baited wolves onto his property near Gardiner and killed th…

May 14, 2013 1:23 pmLoading…
South Entrance

South Entrance

Vehicles from Wyoming, Indiana, Colorado and Pennsylvania were seen in the lineup waiting to enter Yellowstone National Park on Friday morning.

May 10, 2013 9:52 amLoading…
South Entrance

South Entrance

National Park Service employee Pat Burk removes traffic barriers to allow vehicles to enter Yellowstone National Park through the South Entrance on Friday morning.

May 10, 2013 9:52 amLoading…
South Entrance

South Entrance

Candice Bock of the National Park Service greets one of the first visitors through the park's South Entrance on Friday morning.

May 10, 2013 9:52 amLoading…
Glacier Park snowplowing

Glacier Park snowplowing

A rotary plow clears a road recently in Glacier National Park.

April 13, 2013 7:30 amLoading…
Lake trout removal

Lake trout removal

Workers for Hickey Brothers Fishery of Bailey Harbor, Wis., scoop lake trout out of a live entrapment net in Yellowstone Lake in 2011. The large nets can be set in shallower water, allowing the capture of larger lake trout. 

April 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Yellowstone plowing

Yellowstone plowing

Plows and graders worked to clear roads in Yellowstone National Park in this May, 2012 photo.

April 01, 2013 6:00 amLoading…
Yellowstone plowing

Yellowstone plowing

Plows and graders worked to clear roads in Yellowstone National Park in this May, 2012 photo.

March 11, 2013 11:15 amLoading…
Wolf with mange

Wolf with mange

Researchers with the Yellowstone Wolf Project are raising money for a website that will collect and archive visitor photos to help track mange, an infectious disease that causes skin lesions and fur loss.

February 19, 2013 7:29 amLoading…
Wolf expansion

Wolf expansion

As wolves expand their range into Washington, residents and wildlife managers are learning what changes the predators will bring.

January 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Dodging the beetle

Dodging the beetle

A recently published study found that whitebark pine are more likely to survive an attack by mountain pine beetles if they are in a grove with lodgepole pine trees, the beetle's preferred food source.

January 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Whitebark pine trees

Whitebark pine trees

Whitebark pine trees on the slopes of Mount Washburn in Yellowstone National Park have so far weathered the multiple attacks of mountain pine beetle, blister rust and climate change.

January 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Bison in Gardiner

Bison in Gardiner

A bison walks through downtown Gardiner.

December 27, 2012 3:05 pmLoading…
Theodore Roosevelt National Park elk

Theodore Roosevelt National Park elk

A group of elk pauses atop the Ridgeline Trail in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The park is reducing the elk herd to lower the animals' impact on the park where the animals have no natural predators

November 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
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LOC111312-trout.jpg

Workers for Hickey Brothers Fishery of Bailey Harbor, Wis., scoop captured lake trout out of Yellowstone Lake in summer 2011 in Yellowstone National Park. More than 300,000 lake trout were removed from the lake this year.

November 12, 2012 5:25 pm
Two Eagle interpretive walking trail

Two Eagle interpretive walking trail

The Two Eagle interpretive walking trail in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is shown in this view looking north.

October 17, 2012 11:44 am
Dewdrop Fire

Dewdrop Fire

Smoke plumes rising off of active burning inside Yellowstone National Park from the Dewdrop Fire.

August 08, 2012 10:08 pmLoading…

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