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A Wildlife Expert Made The Same Grave Mistake As Those Yellowstone Bison 'Rescuers'

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 07.22.2016 | Green

Two months after well-meaning tourists were shamed for their misguided attempt to rescue a baby bison in Yellowstone National Park, a federal investig...

LGBTQ History Is American History

Will Shafroth | Posted 06.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Will Shafroth

Established last Friday as the 412th national park site, the ground on which we stood bore witness to the events of June 28, 1969 that helped shape the modern LGBTQ civil rights movement.

Of bears and biases: scientific judgment and the fate of Yellowstone's grizzlies

The Conversation US | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

The grizzly, or brown, bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is posed to lose protections under the Endangered Species Act. Jim Peaco, Yellowstone...

Yellowstone Fines Tourist $1,000 For Collecting Water From Hot Springs

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.16.2016 | Crime

Yellowstone National Park officials are through with warnings. After a tourist died falling into a hot spring and two others kidnapped a baby bison --...

Yellowstone Says 'No Remains Left To Recover' Of Visitor Who Fell Into Hot Spring (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green

UPDATE: June 8 -- Yellowstone National Park rangers have suspended efforts to recover the body of an Oregon man who fell into a boiling hot spring on ...

Yellowstone Visitor Immediately Regrets Getting Too Close To Elk

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.01.2016 | Green

Recent national media attention and park warnings about getting too close to wildlife weren't enough to deter one Yellowstone National Park visitor. A...

Morons Charged After Stomping On Iconic Yellowstone Hot Spring

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.18.2016 | Crime

Three Canadians face criminal charges for stomping on the ecologically sensitive grounds of Yellowstone National Park's iconic Grand Prismatic Spring....

Why Yellowstone Euthanized A Baby Bison After Tourist 'Rescue'

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.18.2016 | Green

Yellowstone National Park officials made "heroic efforts" before deciding to euthanize a newborn bison that well-meaning tourists put into the trunk o...

Yellowstone Tourists Allegedly Snatch Baby Bison Because It Looked Cold

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.16.2016 | Weird News

Two tourists in Yellowstone National Park allegedly placed a baby bison into their SUV and drove off with the animal. Karen Richardson told NBC Mont...

How I Followed My Dream to Move West

Trent Sizemore | Posted 03.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Trent Sizemore

At some point during my college years in Georgia, I decided that I wanted to live out west after graduating. I heard about the Yellowstone area from s...

Yellowstone Officials: Stop Pissing Off Our Bison

Michael Lazar | Posted 03.30.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

Not to dash the selfie - which should have never been made a real word - just to dash the idiocy of some people who take selfies.

Feds Propose Lifting Protections For Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.03.2016 | Green

By Ruffin Prevost CODY, Wyo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed on Thursday stripping Endangered Species Act protections from the...

Yellowstone Park Services Sentence Iconic Bison to Death

Julia Orr | Posted 02.26.2016 | Green
Julia Orr

We've seen it before with the wild mustang horse roundups, the hunting of wolves, coyotes and other predators, black bear hunts and now Yellowstone Park is going to send over 900 bison to slaughter to appease local cattle ranchers.

Going To A National Park Anytime Soon? Don't Be A Dummy About It.

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.06.2015 | Travel

Yellowstone is having a moment. America's oldest national park has shattered visitation records this year. More than 4 million people are expected to ...

Take A Look Inside One Of America's Wildest Places

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.06.2015 | Science

The National Park Service, the agency tasked with championing America's 59 national parks, will celebrate its 100th birthday next year. Those parks en...

Giant 'Crack In The Earth' Opens Up In Wyoming

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.02.2015 | Science

Cancel the apocalypse. A "crack in the Earth" really did open up in the foothills of Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains -- but it's not nearly as alarming ...

5 Reasons Why Winter Is the Best Time to See Yellowstone

Trent Sizemore | Posted 10.23.2015 | Travel
Trent Sizemore

Among the National Parks, Yellowstone already stands out with its unique collection of hydrothermal features, wildlife, and vast scenery. However, when the busy season ends, and only the hardiest of locals remain, winter comes in hard.

How We're Loving our National Parks to Death

Trent Sizemore | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel
Trent Sizemore

Yellowstone is not the only National Park experiencing overcrowding. The Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and the Great Smoky Mountains all have crowds during peak season.

Now That Yellowstone Killed Blaze Bear, What About Her Cubs? Let Them Go Free

Marc Bekoff | Posted 08.31.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Blaze, a mother bear who was killed -- not euthanized -- by park employees in Yellowstone National Park after she killed and partially ate an intruding human, has become the "poster bear" for all that is wrong with killing a mother with young cubs at her side.

Comment Card Scolds National Park For Failing To Train Bears Better

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.28.2015 | Weird News

For some people, the problem with the great outdoors is ... it's outdoors. Take this visitor to Yellowstone National Park, for instance, who failed to...

From Trophy Hunting to Species Extinction

Julia Orr | Posted 08.26.2015 | Green
Julia Orr

Taking selfies, quack medical cures and collecting ornaments are all more important than protecting animals. A mounted head or showing off your wealth is apparently more valuable than a species threatened with extinction.

The Forgotten History Of 'Violent Displacement' That Helped Create The National Parks

The Huffington Post | Julian Brave Noisecat | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics

Tuesday marked the 99th anniversary of the National Park Service, perhaps the most-loved division of the federal government. For many Americans, excur...

Getting Wild: This Latina Finally Gets to Experience the Thrill of the Outdoors

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 08.26.2015 | Latino Voices
Ana Beatriz Cholo

So much was off-limits to me because of my culture and my traditional parents. I was not allowed to have sleepovers or sleep at anyone's house. When I wanted to skateboard, I was firmly told no. That was for boys. Besides, good girls stay home to mind their business, but boys could stay out because, well, they were boys. It was their birthright.

Touring National Parks: 'All This Beauty Is Wearing Me Out!'

Audrey Peterman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Green
Audrey Peterman

The agonizing state that our country is in shows that the majority of leaders and citizens neither feel love for ourselves nor for the world. You cannot love anyone until you first love yourself, and the place to discover a healthy helping of self-love is in our national parks.

Killing the Grizzly Bear Who Killed a Man in Yellowstone and Her Cubs Is a Horrific Idea

Marc Bekoff | Posted 08.14.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

My heart goes out to the man who was killed and to his family and friends. And, I know others would agree that this is an incredibly sad event -- but that the bears shouldn't be killed. Killing the bears is not euthanasia, but rather premeditated slaughter or murder.