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2012-06-05 02:23:36

CODY, Wyo., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After six months and millions of dollars in major renovations, the Buffalo Bill Museum--one of five museums within the Buffalo Bill Historical Center located in Cody, Wyoming--will officially re-open just in time for the 2012 summer vacation season. And even as the final pieces are put into place, the venue is already receiving buzz as one of the country's hottest new tourist attractions. The Center is a short drive from the east gate of Yellowstone...

2012-04-29 23:02:34

The "Papers of William F. Cody" at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming, has recently reprinted historic books related to the life and times of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody. The first book, "Four Years in Europe with Buffalo Bill" by Charles Eldridge Griffin, a sideshow performer who ate flaming sticks and swallowed swords, and Cody´s 1879 autobiography, a volume that has been reprinted numerous times, but this is the first annotated edition. Cody, Wyoming...

2012-04-24 10:20:09

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As record numbers of drivers flock to America's national parks this week to enjoy free admission, Michelin is celebrating a first for the U.S. National Park Service and visitors to Yellowstone. Today Michelin joined officials from the Yellowstone Park Foundation to launch the inaugural edition of "The Yellowstone Park Foundation's Official Guide to Yellowstone National Park." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120424/CL93792 ) The...

2012-03-30 23:01:54

The Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experience at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming, allows visitors, who might not otherwise have the opportunity, to meet “in person” four birds of prey indigenous to the Greater Yellowstone region. Cody, Wyoming (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 One is not likely to see live animals at a traditional museum. However, such is not the case at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming, where the Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experience...

2012-03-29 13:41:13

The land around Yellowstone and Glacier national parks might look like it's filling up with people and houses, but it's nothing compared to the rate of development around some other U.S. national parks, according to a new Montana State University study. While population densities rose 246 percent around Yellowstone/Grand Teton and 210 percent around Glacier between 1940 and 2000, they surged 3,092 percent around the Mojave National Preserve in California, 2,962 percent around the Colorado...

2012-03-01 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, MARCH 2: YELLOWSTONE PARK Profile America -- Friday, March 2nd. This week in 1872, one of the nation's most beautiful natural areas was protected for future generations to enjoy, as Congress made Yellowstone the country's first national park. Lawmakers were inspired by the...

2012-01-17 09:00:00

BUFFALO, Wyo., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- People are taking a serious look at quality Wyoming Ranches these days. Mike Fraley, broker associate with Fay Ranches closed just over $17M in sales on seven ranches the last eight months of 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120117/SF36335) The momentum continues. "Despite this being the dead of winter, I am working with three 1031 exchange buyers, and it looks like we'll close some deals before spring," observed...

Image 1 - Returning Wolves Transform Yellowstone
2011-12-23 05:05:47

[ Watch the Video ] On the 15th anniversary of the return of wolves to Yellowstone National Park, a quiet but profound rebirth of life and ecosystem health is emerging, scientists conclude in a new report. For the first time in 70 years, the over-browsing of young aspen and willow trees has diminished as elk populations in northern Yellowstone declined and their fear of wolf predation increased. Trees and shrubs have begun recovering along some streams, providing improved habitat for...

2011-09-21 13:39:00

October 22 Marks Opening of Masterpieces Exhibition from Buffalo Bill Historical Center Vast Collection Showcases the Mythic West through Art, History, and Culture NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a landmark collaboration, Cheekwood and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center (BBHC) bring the epic romance and adventure of the American West to Nashville in Visions of the American West: Masterworks from the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. The 200-piece exhibition,...

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2011-07-26 05:00:00

A U.S. study said on Monday that climate change is likely to cause more frequent wildfires and may transform the forests and ecosystem of the iconic Yellowstone national park in the next few decades. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), said Yellowstone will be filled with open spaces, grasslands and forests populated by different kinds of fir trees and shrubs in the future. The study said that fires like the historic one in 1988 that ate up...