In mid-January, a containment fence was illegally cut on Yellowstone National Park’s Stephens Creek Quarantine Facility, allowing more than 50 bison to escape. Approximately half of the bison being held … Read more
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Grizzlies Adapt to a Changing Environment and Prosper!
Forty-two years after grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem were listed under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has decided that the Yellowstone grizzly … Read more
1.1 Million Acres Adopted for Wildlife, What’s Next?
Over the past fifteen years, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to eliminate conflict between wildlife and livestock on public lands- primarily those located within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, including Montana, … Read more
Wallowing in Politics
In January 2016, the National Park Service released an environmental assessment for a new quarantine option that would place Yellowstone bison on the Fort Peck Reservation in northeastern Montana rather than … Read more
Hear Wildlife Roar!
Depending where you are located, you’re more likely to hear the call of certain animals. Out west, for instance, you can find a wide array of wildlife whose calls make … Read more
Climate Change Threatens Yellowstone River
Studies show that the cause of the fish mortality is kidney disease triggered by a parasite. The unprecedented nature of this case is the result of low water levels and … Read more
Bringing Tribes Back to National Parks
Native peoples have deep ties to our greatest known parks – Yellowstone, Glacier, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Olympic, Mesa Verde, Everglades – and many, many others. Indeed, it must be acknowledged that the … Read more
Fight Over Yellowstone Grizzlies
A generation ago, Yellowstone grizzlies seemed on a path toward extinction, with the number of bears in and around the park estimated at fewer than 200 and declining. Today, with … Read more
Wildlife that Depend on Wild Bison
When bison roam the prairie, multiple species benefit in surprising ways. Learn about some of the species that are better off with bison: Prairie dogs When bison graze, they leave behind … Read more
Five Places to Watch Wild Bison Roam
Few experiences are more awe-inspiring than seeing American bison in the wild. Bison are the largest land mammal in North America, weighing up to 2,000 pounds, and it is truly … Read more