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With so much wetness in northwest Wyoming, it might not be surprising that the season’s first snowfall has already fallen at the top of the Grand Tetons. The website SnowBrains, which monitors ski conditions and snow forecasts for peaks worldwide, reports the Grand Teton is building up the white stuff. The first snow of the…

A famous grizzly is gone. Yesterday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed that Grizzly 1057, an offspring of Grizzly 399, was euthanized on July 12. Wyoming Game and Fish requested authorization to remove the grizzly following 13 documented conflicts since May. Grizzly 399 became the most famous bear in the world when she successfully…

With Yellowstone National Park amid its 150th anniversary, the superintendents of Yellowstone and Grand Teton celebrate “fantastic” partners in Cody and the other gateways in Wyoming and Montana. Monday, May 23, was the 70th National Parks Day in Cody. As in years past, chamber members of the Cody Club gathered to hear the superintendents of…

April and May may have rained on peoples’ plans, but the wet weather was exactly what Wyoming needed, building snowpack closer to average amounts for this time of the year. The Wyoming Natural Resources Conservation Service released another snowpack/snow water equivalent report – it’s the 23rd of the current water year. The “water year” is…

After captivating the world for almost two years, Grizzly 399 and her four cubs are going their separate ways – to the delight and dismay of the public and biologists. According to the Jackon Hole News and Guide, Grizzly 399 and her four cubs appear to be separating. Of course, this is no surprise to…

The earth’s always moving in Yellowstone, but a recent earthquake in the park was intense enough to be measured by the U.S. Geological Survey. A handful of tourists might have started their day with a good shake. At 7:32 a.m. Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey detected a light earthquake in Yellowstone National Park. The…

As part of the Endangered Species Act, grizzly bear populations in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are monitored by biologists from the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST). IGBST will conduct its pre-baiting and trapping operations inside of Grand Teton National Park from May 1 to July 15th this year. Established in 1973, the IGBST monitors…

Blooming flowers are a beautiful sign of troubling trends in Grand Teton National Park as the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem “adapts” to climate change. Climate change is one of the most pressing issues impacting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. While its impact may be too slow to notice, historic data shows that the environment is changing in…

Both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks make a list of the top ten national parks with the most search and rescue incidents in the last two years. The website Outforia has used publically accessible data to compile lists of the search and rescue incident numbers for all National Park Service sites between 2018 and…

The visitation numbers in Yellowstone National Park make it the busiest year in the park’s 150-year history – but these numbers don’t tell the whole story. Yellowstone officials released the overall visitation numbers for 2021 on Friday, Jan. 21. It’s the final tally for a year of record-breaking months and nearly – but not quite…


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