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Yellowstone

Beauty and Blood

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

I had read the reports and seen the PowerPoints. And now I have seen the faces. The faces of the on-the-ground experts as they rush into the vast woodlands of the Niassa National Reserve with intelligence on criminals who have slaughtered an elephant with an AK-47. The faces are fearless.

In the Yellowstone Valley, a Beet Farmer With an Artist's Soul

Carrie La Seur | Posted 09.03.2014 | Arts
Carrie La Seur

It has microbreweries, artists, a cowboy hat-fixing genius, solar-powered lofts, and huge summer street events, along with homeless people, addicts, and the occasional break-in or fatal stabbing in an alley.

Take a Peek Inside Yellowstone's Abandoned Mansion

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

It's hard to drive past The Smith Mansion on the Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway and not wonder what the hell it is. It looks like the work of a madman-- each story of the 75 foot structure is precariously stacked, held up by what seem like impossibly unstable 2x4s nailed together by hand.

Yellowstone Is So Hot, The Road Melted

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel

A popular road through Yellowstone National Park was shut down on Thursday when the asphalt started to melt. The park says extreme heat from therm...

Getting Ready for a Family Camping Adventure

Michele Bigley | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Michele Bigley

Let me start by saying that we are not campers. My husband and I have lived in cities for the majority of our lives. My kids (who are six and two) have been camping once. For a night.

These National Park Hotels Are as Pretty as the Parks They're In

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Check out 10 of the most amazing cabins and hotels within parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon.

Come Heck or High Water: It's Whitewater Season in Montana

Mike Harrelson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Mike Harrelson

As the sun heads higher into the sky each passing day and daylight stretches into the evening hours, it's time to heed David Byrne's (Talking Heads) seminal call to action - "Take me to the river... drop me in the water."

The All-You-Need-To-Know Guide To Yellowstone

AP | ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Old Faithful likely comes to mind when you think of Yellowstone National Park. And it's certainly worth seein...

Visit These 21 Amazing Places Without Leaving North America

minube | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
minube

As far as amazing places go, there's truly no place like home. After all, why fret about exorbitant airfare to far-flung locales when you can experience some of the world's most stunning sights right here in North America?

Don't Worry, Old Faithful Is Back!

AP | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Visitors will be able to travel through the east, west and north entrances to Yellowstone National Park on Fr...

Scientists: Bison Aren't Fleeing Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruption

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park assured guests and the public on Thursday that a super-volcano under the park ...

Earthquake Hits Yellowstone National Park

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman March 30 (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park, which sits atop one of the world's largest super-volcanoes, was str...

I'm With Stupid: River-Changing, Liberal Wolves Kidnapped My Aunt

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.14.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Every time the British guy said the word "deer," the movie showed footage of elk. If the film's director doesn't know a deer from an elk, why should I trust him to get anything else right?

Fake Fights About Big Forces

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The rest of us don't need to have absolutes declared about nature. Is the predator absolutely the big force, or is the vegetation absolutely the big force? Wait a minute, maybe the hippos are the big force?

Yellowstone Park May Have Bison Slaughtered By The Hundreds

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman Feb 11 (Reuters) - Yellowstone National Park managers are considering a plan that would ship hundreds of bison to ...

Kate Sheppard

In The American West, A Battle Unfolds Over Bugs, Climate Change And The Fate Of An Iconic Species

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

A stand of dead whitebark pine atop Packsaddle Peak in Montana, killed by an infestation of mountain pine beetles. (Kate Sheppard) On a cold, o...

20 Ultimate Winter Destinations

Gogobot | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Gogobot

Gogobot users named their favorite winter destinations in the 2014 Travelers' Favorites Awards, lauding ski resorts like Whistler as much as hot-and-heavy cities like Rio de Janeiro. Read on for more inspiring, surprising ideas that will get you ready to book your next adventure.

10 Places Every American Should See

Budget Travel | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every citizen should visit -- from pop culture icons to patriotic landmarks.

The Climate Post: Carbon Markets Show Glimmers of Recovery in 2014

Tim Profeta | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

A year after the launch of its cap-and-trade program, California formally linked its emissions trading scheme with Quebec's -- enabling carbon allowances and offset credits to be exchanged between participants in the two jurisdictions.

Study: Yellowstone Magma Much Bigger Than Thought

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 12.18.2013 | Green

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2 ½ times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park's superv...

Blessings

Jana Lee Frazier | Posted 02.01.2014 | Good News
Jana Lee Frazier

Once before, a dog looked at me like that in mid-autumn, a wild dog, a wolf out West that had been caught in a farmer's trap set for coyotes. He had spent his November in lonely exodus from all that he had known in order to start over.

Little-known Land and Water Conservation Fund Vital to Outdoor Legacy

Norm Dicks | Posted 11.22.2013 | Green
Norm Dicks

That pact between the American people and their government will be broken unless we see some much-needed leadership from Congress in defense of our outdoor economy and our natural heritage.

This Yellowstone Timelapse Will Take Your Breath Away

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.11.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

As America's first national park, Yellowstone still inspires awe whether it's in the form of bottomless hot springs, exploding geysers or its endless starry nightscapes. Escape for a few moments and enjoy the rugged beauty that is Yellowstone.

The War Against Wolves and Wildlife: Time to Stop the Killing

Camilla Fox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Camilla Fox

What is perhaps most disquieting about the photograph is the vigilante feel that echoes a lynch mob -- dehumanize, vilify, and murder. Wolves are now reviled and persecuted in a land where they once roamed wild and free prior to European colonization.

New Policy Announced For Yellowstone's Winter Access

AP | Posted 12.24.2013 | Travel

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service on Tuesday released a new policy on winter access to Yellowstone National Park that...