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Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake 7-30-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 30, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~   Hard to believe that we are already at the end of July and only 3 weeks away from school starting and a nip in the air that wil Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Prospect Peak, Wapiti Lake 7-29-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 29, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~     Thirty degrees leaving Northeast this morning so some frost on the pumpkins!  Clear skies promised a quick warm up Read more >




Plan to Restore Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout to Soda Butte Creek Approved

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 29, 2015 — Yellowstone National Park, partnering with the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Wyoming Game & Fish Departments, as well as the U.S. Forest Read more >




Prospect Peak, Wapiti Lake, Lamar Canyon 7-28-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 28, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~     We are cold up here.  It was 45 degrees with a stiff breeze forcing me to drag out the puffy jacket and gloves. &nb Read more >




Prospect Peak, Wapiti Lake 7-27-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 27, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~   Very cool for the end of July in our part of the woods with snow on Washburn today.  We did have some sunshine early in th Read more >




Shadow Mountain: A Memoir of Wolves, a Woman, and the Wild

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 27, 2015 — Renée Askins, one of the key players in restoring wolves to Yellowstone National Park, made reintroduction one of the principal aims of her nat Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Prospect Peak, 755M 7-26-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 26, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Robert, Lois, Jeremy, Melba, Fred, Meladie, Kay, Jorge, and Ilona for reporting today.  It takes a village. &nb Read more >




Prospect Peak, Lamar Canyon 7-25-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 25, 2015 — Hi Everyone  ~  Thank you to Doug, Kathie, Emil and Jeremy for reporting today and thank you to Fred and Meladie for their report from Canyo Read more >




Yellowstone seasonal worker missing

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 25, 2015 — A search is underway in Yellowstone National Park for a seasonal worker from China who went missing Thursday while swimming. The park says that 21- Read more >




Wapiti Lake, Prospect Peak 7-24-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 24, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~   Thank you to Doug, Kathie, Ken S. and Emil for notes today.   The cooler temps that have been predicted haven't materializ Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake 7-23-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 23, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug and Melba for notes today.   Lots of dark clouds and wind this morning and the rains came.   The Lam Read more >




Road reopens as Yellowstone monitors thermal feature

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 23, 2015 — Yellowstone National Park officials have reopened the Upper Terrace Drive, which was temporarily closed so scientists could monitor a new thermal feat Read more >




Lamar Canyon yearling, bears 7-22-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 22, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug, Kathie, Linda and Larry for reporting today.   From Laurie ~  Quiet day for wolves out there today Read more >




Nighttime Road Closures Norris Mammoth Road

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 22, 2015 — Beginning Monday, July 27, this 5.4-mile section of the Grand Loop Road will be closed to through traffic between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. This road closure Read more >




Woman injured after being tossed by bison in Yellowstone National Park

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 22, 2015 — A 43-year-old woman from Mississippi sustained minor injuries after an encounter with a bison in Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday. It happened wh Read more >




Lamar Canyon, Wapiti Lake 7-21-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 21, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug, Kathie, Jeremy, Linda and Larry for notes today.   It was a nice clear morning and after finding nothing Read more >




Parks battling banned drones

posted by Dave Hornoff

July 21, 2015 — Unmanned aircraft are being sent skyward with regularity in Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks now more than a year after the National Park Se Read more >




Lamar pups, Wapiti Lake, Mollies 7-20-17

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 20, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug M., Kathie, Jeremy, Larry and Linda for reports today.   The big news of the day is the Lamar pups.   Read more >




Lamar Pups!!

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 20, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~ Jeff M. saw 3 gray pups  and 2 black pups last night.  Jeff is camping and could not let anyone know!!  All his hours of Read more >




Wapiti Lake 7-19-15

posted by Laurie Lyman

July 19, 2015 — Hi Everyone ~  Thank you to Doug M., Jeremy, Larry and LInda for reporting today.     I made a straight shot down to Hayden this morn Read more >


Features

The Boreal Owl Story — Triumph and Frustration

posted by Dan Hartman

July 29, 2015 —      When one writes a story, he needs a beginning, a main subject and an ending to wrap the whole thing up.      Well, Read more >



Fish Restoration Project on Soda Butte Creek — Brook Trout Removal

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

July 29, 2015 — Yellowstone National Park, in coordination with partner agencies Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Wyoming Game & Fish Department, and the US Fo Read more >



Yellowstones Incredible Shrinking Redwood

posted by Rick Lamplugh

July 27, 2015 — For more than ten days, earth quakes shook the broad, flat, forested valley several times a day. Then, on the eleventh day, fifty million years ago, t Read more >



Pelican Valley and the Three-Weasel Day

posted by Leo Leckie

July 24, 2015 — How best to build on an early-morning close encounter with Scarface (Bear 211)? Why an amazing hike in Yellowstone’s Pelican Valley and a three- Read more >



FIFTH VISITOR INJURED IN YELLOWSTONE BISON ENCOUNTER THIS WEEK

posted by Sandy Sisti

July 23, 2015 —   A woman was injured when she approached a bison in Yellowstone yesterday.This is the fifth bison-related injury in the park this year and the Read more >



Evening walk with White Water — Following up on the great gray family

posted by Dan Hartman

July 22, 2015 —      George Clookey and his assistant, Karlee are in the area with their students from White Water, Wisconsin.     Monday ni Read more >



Yellowstones Resilient Survivors: Bison

posted by Rick Lamplugh

July 22, 2015 — We stand at the Mary Mountain trailhead and peer into early morning fog. Mary, Leo, and I expect to encounter bison on this trail. We would like a bit Read more >



Bear 211 — "Scarface"

posted by Leo Leckie

July 21, 2015 — This most famous of Yellowstone National Park's male grizzly bears is 26-years-old now, and is the third oldest bear in for which genetic data exists Read more >



Continental Divide Expedition — A Trek Through Some of Yellowstone's Finest Wilderness

posted by Dr. Nathan Varley

July 19, 2015 — The Continental Divide separates the waters that drain to the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.  This physiographic divide passes through southern Yel Read more >



Pygmy owl nest log Part 3 of 3 — Fledgling Day

posted by Dan Hartman

July 19, 2015 —      June 22     By the way I left the nest yesterday, the chances were good the chicks would fledge today.  However, as Read more >



Thermal Activity Closes Vehicle Access — Upper Terrace Drive

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

July 18, 2015 — Rangers temporarily closed Upper Terrace Drive near Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park to vehicles due to a new thermal feature that is Read more >



Pygmy owl nest log Part 2 of 3 — It Continues

posted by Dan Hartman

July 14, 2015 —      Ten slow days drifted by.  My leg showed little improvement.  My only salvation was I knew the chicks hadn't hatched yet Read more >



The Heart of Little Joe

posted by Rick Lamplugh

July 14, 2015 — Crossing the Gallatin National Forest boundary, we start our hike into the heart of the Little Joe Fire. But hike is the wrong word. We have to climb Read more >



Heart Mountain Grizzlies — A photo collection

posted by Dan Hartman

July 11, 2015 —      Bears seem to be everywhere right now.  Over one evening and the following morning I saw nine and I wasn't even in the Park. Read more >



Pygmy owl nest log Part1 of 3 — It Begins

posted by Dan Hartman

July 7, 2015 —      The following is the first of a three part log on my observation at a pygmy owl nest.  To be honest, there were a lot of hour Read more >



The Dance of Wildflowers and Pollinators

posted by Rick Lamplugh

July 6, 2015 — While living and volunteering for three winters in the snowy Lamar Valley, I focused on learning about the big influencers: wolves, coyotes, bison, an Read more >



Comeback in Grayling Creek — Native Arctic Grayling, Westslope Cutthroat Trout

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

July 5, 2015 — Grayling Creek in northwest Yellowstone National Park will once again be home to a population of its namesake – Arctic grayling. This spring, NP Read more >



Mammoth's Albright Visitor Center — Grand Re-opening and Dedication

posted by Editor of Yellowstone Reports

July 5, 2015 — Sunday, July 12, marks the celebration of the Horace M. Albright Visitor Center Grand Re-opening and Dedication. After closing the Albright Visitor Ce Read more >



Great Gray Owl Nest Log — A second chance for three

posted by Dan Hartman

June 30, 2015 —      My owl season which began in late February is now coming to a close.  With my last nest fledging I now can reveal the ups and Read more >



Fawns and Finances

posted by Rick Lamplugh

June 23, 2015 — Mary and I pedal our mountain bikes along the Old Yellowstone Trail, the gravel road that snakes between Gardiner and Corwin Springs. As we slow down Read more >



Yellowstone's High Elevation Attraction — Mount Washburn Spring Climb

posted by Dr. Nathan Varley

June 17, 2015 — In north-central Yellowstone, a tall peak rises from the rim of the crater from which the last eruption of the caldera occurred.  Since that viol Read more >




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