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Yellowstone Elk The Focus Of Ecology Forum
2013-07-01 05:14:07

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ecologists have been active in their response to the publishing of a new study in the June issue of the Ecological Society of America's journal Ecology. In it, Arthur Middleton and fellow researchers from the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the US Geological Survey discussed the Clarks Fork herd residing on crowded winter grounds outside of Cody, Wyoming. Their findings contradict those of a 1988 study...

Grizzly Bear Recovery Estimates Flawed, Population May Be In Decline
2013-06-25 07:19:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yellowstone grizzly bears were first given endangered species status in 1973 after extensive hunting and killing had decimated the wild populations of this apex predator. Through the years since, the populations of these grizzlies have been closely monitored by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), with numbers reportedly rebounding from a mere 200 animals in the 1970s to more than 700 today. The steady increase in grizzly...

Norovirus Cases On The Rise In Yellowstone National Park
2013-06-20 08:11:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted in a January weekly report that norovirus had taken a stronghold in the US, with numbers of cases rising. The virus, which is associated with flu-like symptoms and causes uncontrollable vomiting, has in fact been showing its ugly face in schools, on cruise ships and around other public places in recent months. Now, a new report from the National Park Service has...

2013-05-19 23:03:13

Students from Longwood University are at Yellowstone National Park on an annual academic pilgrimage to be citizen leaders. An online multimedia journal lets anyone follow their adventure. Farmville, VA (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Follow the Adventure Online at http://www.longwood.edu/yellowstone. Since 2006, groups of Longwood University students and faculty have been setting out in May on an annual academic pilgrimage to Yellowstone National Park. Their mission is to seek out more than just...

2013-04-04 16:21:03

Northern Virginia agency hired to manage PR for Delaware North Companies LURAY, Va., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- White+Partners has been selected as the PR Agency of Record (AOR) for Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts at Shenandoah National Park. The organization has an impressive history working in the travel and tourism industry creating innovative campaigns that drive results. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130404/DC88596) "Shenandoah National...

2013-02-01 23:00:49

An injured golden eagle has taken her place with the birds of the Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experience at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming. The Center's Draper Museum of Natural History uses the live birds to educate and engage visitors in wildlife conservation. Cody, WY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The Buffalo Bill Historical Center´s Draper Museum of Natural History in Cody, Wyoming, has announced the addition of a golden eagle to its Greater Yellowstone Raptor...

2013-02-01 23:00:19

A $100,000 science prize is being offered by the Buffalo Bill Historical Center´s Draper Museum of Natural History in Cody, Wyoming, the University of Wyoming´s Biodiversity Institute, and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation-USA. Titled the "Camp Monaco Prize," the purpose of the open competition is to stimulate scientific exploration and public education to expand knowledge and understanding of the biological diversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Cody, Wyoming...

2012-12-12 12:21:58

8.3 Percent Cut Could Push Already Budget-Strapped National Parks Off the Fiscal Cliff WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 850-member Coalition of National Park Retirees (CNPSR) says that the impending "fiscal cliff" sequester -- with a major 8.3 percent cut in park budgets - likely would result in the termination of thousands of seasonal park rangers and force the shutdown of some national parks. But the damage to the national park experience for Americans...

Elk Bones Reveal History Of A Species
2012-12-10 14:46:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Conservationists typically rely on direct observation, whether from the air or the ground, to understand how different species use the land in their habitat, but a new method from a University of Cincinnati professor could give them another way to gain insight into species land use. According to the November cover article for the Ecological Society of America's journal Ecology, Josh Miller assessed elk habitats use in Yellowstone...

2012-11-29 16:22:16

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, Wash., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalaloch Lodge on Washington's Olympic Peninsula is a unique and ideal spot to enjoy a national park any day of the year, and its new operator is making it an even more attractive destination. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121129/NY21250 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110107/NY26567LOGO ) Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts began operating the Olympic National Park destination, which is only...


Latest Yellowstone National Park Reference Libraries

Gallatin National Forest
2013-11-27 15:54:29

The Gallatin National Forest was founded in 1899 and is located in south-central Montana, United States. The forest makes up 1,819,515 acres and has parts of both the Absaroka-Beartooth and Lee Metcalf Wilderness areas within its boundaries. Gallatin National Forest borders the Yellowstone National Park on the north and the northwest and is a part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, a region which includes nearly 20,000,000 acres. The forest is named after Albert Gallatin, U.S. Secretary of...

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
2013-11-21 15:52:49

Caribou-Targhee National Forest can be found in the states of Idaho and Wyoming, with a small section located in Utah in the United States. The forest is broken into several separate sections and stretches over 2.63 million acres. Towards the east, the forest borders Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest. The majority of the forest is a part of the 20 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Caribou and Targhee National Forests were...

Yellowstone National Park
2013-04-17 13:14:01

Yellowstone National Park is located in the United States. The majority of the park is located in Wyoming, but there are smaller areas of the park in Idaho and Montana. It is thought that this area was the first to be established as a national park in the entire world. The area was home to Native Americans for about 11,000 years, but was not well known to Americans until the 1860’s, when the first organized explorations were conducted there. The Lewis and Clark Expedition in the 19th...

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2005-06-02 09:20:16

Sand-verbena is a genus of about 35-40 species of annual or perennial herbaceous plants in the family Nyctaginaceae. They are native to western North America, from Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming south to west Texas, California and northern Mexico, and grow on dry sandy soils. They make very attractive garden plants for hot, dry sandy sites. Despite the name, they are not related to the vervains (Verbena, family Verbenaceae).

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