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46% of Wyoming’s land is owned by the federal government, and four Wyoming legislators want it all to be reallocated to the state – at any cost. House Bill 141 is currently filed with the Wyoming House of Representatives. It’s been sponsored by four Republicans: Robert Wharff of Evanston, Mark Baker of Green River, John…

Superintendent Cam Sholly led Yellowstone National Park thru an unprecedented year but the cooperation of gateway communities, park staff, and visitors made 2020 a success. There’s not much one can do to prepare for a global pandemic in the United States’ first national park. But that was no excuse for Cam Sholly, who’s served as…

It’s always cool to get a small look into what things were like a long time ago, and this video of a 1930’s family exploring Yellowstone is exactly that.

One question you never thought you’d have to answer to pitch your tent at Grand Teton National Park – “do you have a reservation?” Starting Jan. 26 at 8 a.m., camping in Grand Teton will be by reservation only. Park officials announced that the days of the spontaneous camping trips will end, to provide a…

By late May, it was back open to the public, and visitation has set records every month since September.

The decision Wednesday by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirms the state’s authority over wildlife

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park staff plan to restore historic buildings in Fort Yellowstone, a U.S. Army camp built in the late 1800s and early 1900s when the army administered the park. The Jackson Hole News&Guide reports that park staff will draw on federal funds in the recently passed Great American Outdoors Act to rehabilitate…

The bear trapping party is so good, its going to keep going. The U.S Geological Survey and National Park Service announced that grizzly bear pre-baiting and scientific capture operations will be extended throughout Yellowstone National Park. These capture operations have been ongoing since the beginning of summer, but now they will continue from August 28th…

A Yellowstone thermal feature has gone dormant. In a Facebook post, Park staff confirmed that the Canary Spring is no longer sending thermal water cascading down its flanks. The Canary Spring is one of several, smaller springs incorporated into Mammoth Hot Springs, named for its bright yellow color due to the high amount of sulfur-dependent…

The Beartooth Highway is open for 2020. After another winter of intense snowfall, the Beartooth Highway is once again open for travel. Managing the road is the joint responsibility of many agencies. Every spring, the Montana Department of Transportation plows the road to the Montana/Wyoming border. The National Park Service plows the road from Wyoming,…


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