On Saturday, March 13, a pilot supporting park wildlife studies saw the first grizzly bear of 2021. From the air, the pilot watched the bear interact with wolves at a carcass in the northern part of the park.
Yellowstone National Park
The message of constantly changing weather was driven home on Memorial Day Weekend in Yellowstone National Park (YNP). A large snowstorm crossed major mountain passes and caused closures of some entrances during the beginning of the highly anticipated weekend.
A University of Montana – Lone Peak High School CAS Research & Publishing Project
The University of Montana and Lone Peak High School thank the Yellowstone Club Community Foundation for their support and Hammond Property Management for providing meeting space.
Yellowstone National Park has inspired countless poets, writers, politicians, dreamers and children since it was established by Congress on March 1, 1872, as the world’s first national park. Since 1985, Expedition: Yellowstone!
Yellowstone National Park rests beneath a blanket – much earned respite from the nearly 4.2 million visits it now typically accommodates. If the trend holds from 2012-17, visits will crawl to just about 20,000 this winter - a sharp decline from the almost 2.5 million occurring June, July and August, on average.
Before local photographer Dave Pecunies began snapping photos professionally, he found himself on the flip side of the photo.
The sun is low when the grizzly bear appears. I whip my skis sideways and stop. It isn’t the first time I’ve encountered a grizzly while skiing. Actually, this is the fourth one I’ve seen in the past half hour.
The famed geographer Henry Gannett was about 50 feet from the top of an unexplored summit not far from Big Sky on a stormy July day when he felt an electrical current pass through his body.
On July 23, Yellowstone National Park hosted local press organizations to review and summarize information related to the huge YNP fires that occurred 30 years ago this summer.
Custer Gallatin National Forest just announced a community meeting scheduled for Monday, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Community Protestant Church, 505 N. Electric St., in West Yellowstone.
Fire managers will give a short overview and update of the Bacon Rind Fire.