Information on Yellowstone National Park’s bison management operations during the winter is now available online every two weeks.
Some of the bison from Yellowstone National Park that migrate into Montana near Gardiner will begin being captured for shipment to slaughter.
Bison wander out of Yellowstone National Park near Gardiner. Hunters in the Jackson Hole area of Wyoming killed about 300 bison during the just-completed hunting season.
Orion Stone looks through a spotting scope at the Prospect Peak wolf pack with assistance from Kirsty Peake, a veteran wolf watcher. Orion’s mother, Suzanne Stone, in the back, is a veteran wolf advocate in Idaho.
As the Yellowstone Wolf Project biologist Doug Smith, at right, has participated in continuing studies of the park’s wolves since he joined the project in 1994.
Carter Niemeyer was involved in trapping Canadian wolves for transplantation in Wyoming and Idaho when he worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1995 and 1996.
Kirsty Peake, of Dartmoor National Park in the United Kingdom, is an animal behaviorist who has learned lessons about how humans treat their dogs by watching wolves in Yellowstone National Park. She said domestic dogs don’t understand rank and pinning like wolves do.
Wolf populations in Yellowstone National Park have stabilized to around 100 wolves after climbing dramatically following reintroduction.
Wolf advocates, former and current park officials along with a Blackfeet spiritual leader gathered at Yellowstone National Park's North Entrance on Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of wolf reintroduction to the park.