A Michigan man fatally mauled and partially consumed by grizzlies in Yellowstone National Park last summer was hiking through a landscape with a high concentration of bears, some no doubt drawn by the presence of two bison carcasses, according to a Board of Review investigation into the attack.
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Minor injuries resulted when a snowmobiler trying to pass a snowcoach in Yellowstone National Park collided with the much bigger vehicle.
Can the National Park Service Organic Act of 1916 continue to serve the National Park Service well in its second century? Professor Robert B. Keiter, the Wallace Stegner professor of law at the University of Utah, addresses that question in the following essay.
National parks often are the setting for some incredible traffic issues, be they related to "bison jams," lack of parking, or simply high visitation. To help parks find solutions to some of these problems, the National Park Foundation has offered a program that places transportation experts in the parks to brainstorm solutions.
Yellowstone National Park officials, in looking down the road at how the Lake area of the park might evolve, are leaning towards a plan that could allow the reconfiguration of the RV park at Fishing Bridge and which would permit 121,000 square feet of buildings to be built over roughly 3 acres.
Wondering what you might encounter during a winter visit to Yellowstone National Park? Check out this short video for a smorgasbord of what awaits you in the park.
A survey of Westerners shows overwhelming support for conservation of the landscape, with strong pluralities agreeing that "national parks, forests, monuments and wildlife areas, are an essential part" of their state economies.
Yellowstone National Park officials are proposing to boost lodging space at the Old Faithful Complex by turning 67 cabins that once were eyed for removal into nightly units during the summer season.
Yellowstone National Park Report To UNESCO Outlines Issues of Park's Genetic Isolation, Human Pressures
Ever more human pressures, largely in the form of hunting, development, and ranching, are forcing Yellowstone National Park's managers to be more hands-on in their approach to wildlife in the world's oldest national park.
Strong economy or weak economy, Yellowstone National Park is proving to be a strong attraction, as the park in 2011 attracted more than 3 million visitors for the fifth straight year.YELL-Counting Instructions.pdf