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Yellowstone Visitors Ticketed For Walking On Old Faithful

Yellowstone Visitors Ticketed For Walking On Old FaithfulMembers of a tour group to Yellowstone National Park may have thought they were getting a really close view of Old Faithful, but what they ended up getting were citations for walking on the cone of the world's most famous geyser.

Park rangers said it was an individual from Wisconsin who called them April 27, 2011 after watching the situation unfold on the Old Faithful live streaming web cam. When the first park ranger arrived on the scene Wednesday evening, she found approximately 30 visitors off the boardwalk, standing around the cone of the geyser taking photographs.
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Bears Begin Emerging From Yellowstone Dens

Bears Begin Emerging From Yellowstone Dens You wouldn't know it from the deep snowpack covering the park, but some of Yellowstone's bears may be thinking that winter 2011 is drawing to a close.

On Tuesday, March 1, park employees observed grizzly bear tracks on Mary Mountain, which is roughly ...
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Aggressive Black Bear Killed by Yellowstone Park Rangers

Aggressive Black Bear Killed by Yellowstone Park Rangers An aggressive, habituated, and human-food-conditioned black bear was euthanized by rangers Aug. 3 in Yellowstone National Park.

The decision to euthanize the bear is the second ordered killing within a few days.

One man was killed and two other campers...
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Limiting, or Eliminating Snowmobiles Possible Alternatives for Yellowstone Winter Use

Limiting, or Eliminating Snowmobiles Possible Alternatives for Yellowstone Winter Use Daily limits on snowmobiles and snowcoaches, or even eliminating them completely for travel use, are among the six alternatives being considered for a new winter use plan for Yellowstone National Park.

Comments received during public scoping in Januar...
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Construction Shifts Yellowstone Traffic To New Gibbon River Bridge

Construction Shifts Yellowstone Traffic To New Gibbon River Bridge It's summer at Yellowstone, which usually means that along with plenty of visitors, it's time to work on the park's roads, and for 2010 visitors again can expect delays.

On July 12, traffic shifted onto the new road alignment between Norris and Madiso...
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