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5-23-24 Junctions, grizzlies, black bears, moose, foxes
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 23, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Wendy B ~  Silver Gate got a good dusting. Roads were a bit icy and the wind blew the falling snow directly at my windshield, making it hard to see in the still-dark. Driving 22-25 ... Continue reading


5-22-24 Junctions, gray wolf, grizzlies, black bear
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 22, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Report from Ginny G ~  At 0515 we were up on Dave’s Hill hoping to get a few hours of viewing in before the predicted snow and rain showers. The alpha male was giving 907F a feeding, 1 ... Continue reading


5-21-24 Junctions, Rescue, grizzlies, moose and other wildlife
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 21, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Celia L ~  It was 31 degrees in Lamar early morning. Although we had very little snow in Silver Gate when I left, Lamar Valley was blanketed with it. Beautiful and peaceful in the ... Continue reading


Grizzly bear attack prompts closure of a mountain in Grand Teton in Wyoming
posted by Dave Hornoff

May 21, 2024 — everal such attacks occur every year as the region’s grizzly population has grown. The Grand Teton Mountain Range at Jackson Lake, Wyo.George Rose / Getty Images file ... Continue reading


5-20-24 Junctions, Mollies, grizzlies, black bears and moose
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 20, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Report from Ginny G ~  Coming into the park from Gardiner and passing the High Bridge, accumulations of snow suddenly began to appear, but the road remained snow free. Luckily in Slough ... Continue reading


5-19-24 Rest of the day, grizzlies, moose
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 19, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Around noon, Bob P. watched 907 nurse three puppies, two blacks and one gray.  Laurie ~  I talked to Krisztina G this evening.  She had a black wolf come into the den area this ev ... Continue reading


5-19-24 Puppies!
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 19, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Celia L ~  It was 41 and raining in Silver Gate this morning. The rain continued almost all the way to Slough. It let up then, with skies clearing for the excitement of the day, followe ... Continue reading


5-18-24 Junctions, 8 Mile, grizzlies, elk calf
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 18, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Ginny G ~  PUPPY ABDUCTION!…but first..Several of us spent time at dawn checking out points in Lamar finding all was peaceful so we went to Slough and hiked up Dave’s Hill. ... Continue reading


5-17-24 Junctions, grizzlies, black bears
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 17, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Correction to Jim F’s grizzly photos ~  The last two images are not of Grizzly Snow.  It was a grizzly near Mary Bay. Junctions from Celia L ~  It was 34 degrees when I ... Continue reading


5-17-24 Bears Sown south from Jim Futterer
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 17, 2024 — From Jim ~  Went south today.  Did not see any wolves this time but did see the Obsidian Sow and her two cubs near Roaring Mountain on the way to Norris from Mammoth.  Later, I saw a grizzly do ... Continue reading


5-16-24 Mollies, Junctions, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 16, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Ginny G ~  We began today’s adventure up on Trashcan Hill in the predawn darkness. As it began to lighten several of us started to scope up and down the valley looking for the Mol ... Continue reading


Yellowstone National Park Issues Alert Of “Extremely Dangerous” Elk Event — Spring in Yellowstone: Beware of protective mother elks with calves.
posted by Dave Hornoff

May 16, 2024 — Yellowstone National Park Entrance Sign Yellowstone National Park – As the spring season unfolds, Yellowstone National Park is brimming with new life. While this time of year brings imme ... Continue reading


Tourist takes carelessness to another level, squatting on the ground for photos with bison at Yellowstone National Park
posted by Dave Hornoff

May 16, 2024 — Tourists often court danger by getting too close to bison at Yellowstone National Park, but one visitor has been caught taking it to another level (quite literally) by squatting in the tall grass to pose f ... Continue reading


5-15-24 Junctions, Mollies, grizzlies, black wolf and other critters
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 15, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Celia L ~  It was a comfortable 36 degrees and overcast as I left Silver Gate. The clouds refused to give up to the blue sky until some breaks around 9:00. Blue skies then mixed wi ... Continue reading


5-14-24 Mollies, Junctions, Down south report, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 14, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Ginny G ~  There were a few stars in the sky as we headed into Lamar Valley so no rain as yet. It was still dark as we passed Slough so no visibility for us. Later, Bob P. told us that ... Continue reading


5-13-24 Junctions, Mollies, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 13, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Laurie ~  The valley is busy with the Mollies as we all wonder what is happening.  The Mollie alpha female, 1410F, has denned and thought t have puppies in their territory to the S ... Continue reading


5-13-24 Junctions, Mollies, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 13, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Laurie ~  The valley is busy with the Mollies as we all wonder what is happening.  The Mollie alpha female, 1410F, has denned and thought t have puppies in their territory to ... Continue reading


5-13-24 Junctions, Mollies, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 13, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Laurie ~  The valley is busy with the Mollies as we all wonder what is happening.  The Mollie alpha female, 1410F, has denned and thought t have puppies in their territory to ... Continue reading


5-12-24 Junctions, Mollies, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 12, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Celia L ~  It was 33 degrees with clear skies this morning, heading for a gorgeous day of 60 degrees. Junctions:  Since the Mollies have been out of sight the last couple of ... Continue reading


5-12-24 Grizzlies today from Jim F
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 12, 2024 — From Jim F ~  I just arrived in the Park today and on my way in I saw 6 separate grizzlies.  The first two I saw were a sow and what I think is a two year old cub.  They were just east of th ... Continue reading


5-11-24 Junctions, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 11, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Report from Ginny G ~  It was a very busy day in the park not only because it was Saturday, but because the forecast was for warm, sunny weather after a long run of winter conditions. Starti ... Continue reading


5-10-24 Junctions, grizzlies and other critters
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 10, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Report from Ginny G ~  When we left Gardiner very early this morning the stars were shining brightly. With hopes of a clear, sunny day ahead, we headed into the park on a snow free road. Whe ... Continue reading


5-9-24 Evening report from Krisztina G
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 9, 2024 — Later tonight from Krisztina G ~  I arrived to Exclosure hill at 7.45pm.  It's amazing how warm it is, and how fast the snow melted today after all that snow yesterday and last night. We had two ... Continue reading


5-9-24 Rescues, Mo;;ies, Junctions, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 9, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Early morning Rescues from Bob P ~  At 5:15 a.m., the Rescues were on the carcass at the Blacktail Ponds. The grizzly mom and her cubs were nearby. After a while, the wolves chased the grizz ... Continue reading


$30,000 reward offered in Wyoming “wolf torture” incident
posted by Dave Hornoff

May 9, 2024 — The Center for a Humane Economy and Animal Wellness Action have doubled their reward to $30,000 for any information that leads to the arrest, conviction, and sentencing of Cody Roberts of Wyoming for at least o ... Continue reading


5-8-24 Junctions, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 8, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Laurie ~  Bill H reported that I-90 was closed today and road from Undine to High Bridge was closed in the earlier part of the day.  Cooke City had 4-6 inches with 2-3 inches at No ... Continue reading


5-7-24 Mollies, Junctions, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 7, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Morning report from Celia L ~  Excellent news - Slough Creek Road is open!  It was 32 degrees and overcast when I left Silver Gate. The wind throughout the morning was stiff and A ... Continue reading


5-6-24 Junctions, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 7, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Morning report from Ginny G ~  We left Gardiner very early because we planned on stopping at Blacktail Pond pullout to check out the bison carcass that had been in the pond for a month. ... Continue reading


Time to Preserve the Gallatin Range in Montana
posted by Dave Hornoff

May 6, 2024 — Time to Preserve the Gallatin Range in Montana George Wuerthner May 5, 2024   View of the Gallatin Range looking south towards Yellowstone National Park. Photo George Wuerthner The&n ... Continue reading


New measures being implemented in Yellowstone Park to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species
posted by Dave Hornoff

May 6, 2024 — The following is a news release and video from the National Park Service. MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyoming – Yellowstone National Park will implement new measures to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive ... Continue reading


5-5-24 Junctions, Rescues, grizzlies, Down South
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 5, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Morning from Wendy B ~  Well, we had watchers climb up Exclosure and Trash Can at first light. The bison carcass is still in the same spot in the river, visible from Exclosure but nothing wa ... Continue reading


5-4-24 Junctions, Mollies, grizzlies, owls
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 4, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Junctions from Wendy B ~  Today was the kind of May day we have all been expecting, although it started off quite cold at 17 degrees! But by 10 AM the sun had raised the temp up to 50! ... Continue reading


5-3-24 Junctions, Rescue 1392M, Wapiti, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 3, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Junction morning from Wendy B ~  When I got to Slough this morning a few minutes after six, I was told there were three blacks in view plus a bear. This was just the beginning.  It ... Continue reading


The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will hold a special meeting
posted by Dave Hornoff

May 3, 2024 —       The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will hold a special meeting in compliance with the public records act on May 9 at 9 a.m. by teleconference.    The ... Continue reading


Green groups push federal government to ban 'yote whacking' on public land
posted by Dave Hornoff

May 3, 2024 — After a Wyoming man allegedly abused a wolf in Daniel, setting off international outrage, environmental groups are lobbying a new group of policymakers to make changes intended to protect wolves. Over 60 ... Continue reading


Man accused of kicking bison at Yellowstone National Park is injured by animal and then arrested on alcohol charge
posted by Dave Hornoff

May 3, 2024 — U.S. Man accused of kicking bison at Yellowstone National Park is injured by animal and then arrested on alcohol charge Updated on: April 30, 2024 / 6:34 AM EDT / CBS/AP A man wh ... Continue reading


5-2-24 Junctions, 1048M, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 2, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Laurie ~  We are experiencing winter in May in Yellowstone.  We are all in winter gear and still pretty cold.  The low for us was 20 this morning which we can have some c ... Continue reading


5-1-24 Junctions, Mollies, grizzlies, moose
posted by Laurie Lyman

May 1, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ From Laurie ~  Snowy roads again this morning leaving Northeast.  Shiver cold today with clouds and wind all morning.  The park, at this end, has a nice dusting of the white s ... Continue reading


4-30-24 Junctions, Mollies, grizzlies
posted by Laurie Lyman

April 30, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Walked out to 2-3 inches of icy snow on the car and 26 degrees, with light snow still falling. The sky cleared in the valley and there was less snow but the road was very icy and slick, so it was ... Continue reading


4-29-24 Mollies, Junctions, grizzly
posted by Laurie Lyman

April 29, 2024 — Hi Everyone ~ Early Morning Mollie Report From Frank H ~  It was 38 degrees at 5:45 at the Dorothy's pullout in Lamar Valley. All of us could see that the big grizzly boar from yesterday was still on ... Continue reading