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4/30/07 Defenders of Wildlife expands proactive predator conflict prevention program: Grizzly compensation funds reallocated to minimize grizzly-related conflicts before they occur (press release by Defenders of Wildlife)
4/30/07 Yellowstone bison habitat Web site launched: Buffalo Field Campaign dedicates Web site to America's last wild bison herd (press release by Buffalo Field Campaign)--see
4/30/07 MSU professor's article inspires novel, possible legislation (press release by Michigan State University College of Law)--fictional novel based on a legal loophole that may exist in Yellowstone
4/29/07 Warm up: Run off (by Yellowstoner)
4/29/07 Of bears, wolves, elk, & plastic bison (by Yellowstoner)
4/26/07 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
4/24/07 Another NPS employee survey, similar results (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/24/07 National Geographic Channel looks at Yellowstone, Yosemite (by Kurt Repanshek)--I don't get the National Geographic Channel, but for those of you who do...more here
4/20/07 Spring snow for opening day (by Yellowstoner)
4/20/07 Detailed report on Yellowstone northern range happenings, April 7-15, 2007 (by Kathie Lynch in Ralph Maughan's Wildlife News)
4/19/07 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
4/19/07 New Defenders of Wildlife report finds "conservation pays": Report cites economic data showing how protecting endangered and threatened species is profitable for local businesses and towns across the country (press release by Defenders of Wildlife)--here is the pdf of the report; here we go again--sell out those hurt by capitalism by convincing us that our pet cause is good capitalism
4/18/07 Yellowstone northern range wolf packs have all denned (by Ralph Maughan)
4/18/07 Help wanted now (by job notice by Yellowstone General Stores--Delaware North--in CoolWorks)
4/18/07 Grand Teton gets go-ahead on transportation corridors (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/14/07 Volunteer Field Assistant needed: River otters in Yellowstone (volunteer job notice by Jamie Crait, University of Whoming, in Human Ecology Jobs)--closing date is April 27; includes stipend of $2,000
4/13/07 Highway safety threatened by DOL bison haze: Department of Livestock ignores IBMP Adaptive Change Agreement: Unnecessary haze exacerbates bison migration (press release by Buffalo Field Campaign)
4/13/07 Go green and make green at Grand Teton Lodge (press release by Grand Teton Lodge Company in Bend Weekly--OR)
4/12/07 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
4/12/07 Re: Adjustments to 2006-2007 Interagency Bison Management Plan Operating Procedures (Nov. 20, 2006 memo by the IBMP partner agencies, transcribed by
Jim Macdonald The Magic of Yellowstone)--thanks to Buffalo Field Campaign for posting the pdf from which I transcribed this into text
4/12/07 Nymphomania season (by Yellowstoner)
4/12/07 Groups plan to sue to stop delisting of grizzlies (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/12/07 Conservation groups will sue to protect Yellowstone’s grizzlies: Bush Administration plan to cut bears from endangered species list would undo decades of recovery (press release by National Resources Defense Council)
4/12/07 Delaware North Companies publishes cookbook: Cookbook features dishes and destinations of Delaware North Companies parks and resorts (press release by Delaware North Market Wire)--hopefully better than what's served in the General Store fountains
4/11/07 By email, a volunteer with Buffalo Field Campaign says that the "hazing was non-stop again today." I'll post more as it appears on the Web.
4/11/07 Old news is good news (by Yellowstoner)
4/10/07 No new tolerance (by Buffalo Field Campaign)--real time video; also in windows media player and quicktime formats
4/10/07 Massive bison hazing operation takes place on public land: Department Of Livestock ignores IBMP adaptive change agreement (press release by Buffalo Field Campaign)--I can't find a link to the memorandum of understanding being alluded to (the closest are the 2005 adaptations), but here is the original Environmental Impact Statement for the Interagency Bison Management Plan
4/7/07 Court victory over Bush forest planning rules causes halt in Shoshone National Forest plan (by Ralph Maughan)
4/7/07 Ice out at Hebgen Lake (by Yellowstoner)
4/5/07 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
4/5/07 Lifting of grizzly bear protections disputed: Groups work to reinstate Endangered Species Act protections (press release by Earthjustice)
4/5/07 Rep. Rahall and the Centennial Initiative (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/4/07 Cutthroat trout (by Michele)
4/3/07 Tunnels for bears (by Kurt Repanshek)
  4/30/07 Grizzlies taken off endangered list Monday (by KIFI--ID)--with video
4/30/07 Wolf deadline looms (by Richard Reeder Cody Enterprise)
4/30/07 Bison advocacy group launches Web site (AP story in KIFI--ID)
4/30/07 Views differ on warming's effect on grizzlies: Climate change likely to affect diet of adaptable bears (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
4/30/07 Old wood is good wood (by Gib Mathers The Powell Tribune in Casper Star-Tribune)
4/29/07 Grizzly conflicts likely to rise: States take over management as bears, humans share same spaces (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
4/29/07 Judge rejects water transfer (by Amy J. Tripe Casper Star-Tribune)
4/29/07 Gas prices don't faze potential (by Billings Gazette)
4/29/07 Predator vs. prety (by Animal Planet)--April 29 episode, 8PM tonight, looks at grizzlies and elk
4/28/07 Fight over Yellowstone grizzlies goes on (AP story in The Olympian--WA)
4/27/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 4/23/07 to 4/27/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
4/27/07 Wildlife board OKs local grants (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/27/07 Predicting fire season's intensity can be tricky (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
4/27/07 Disease divides fed agencies (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
4/27/07 State plans wildlife rule (by Rebecca Huntington Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/27/07 Being 'bear wise' (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
4/27/07 Climate change could mean trouble in region (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/26/07 AFBA, MFBF: Eliminating grazing around Yellowstone Park not a solution (by The Prairie Star--MT)
4/26/07 FS rapped over meetings on use of trails: Motorized, nonmotorized users of Montana's wild areas deeply divided (by Brett French Billings Gazette)
4/26/07 Artist sees profit in recycling of park (AP story in Billings Gazette)
4/26/07 Yellowstone wolf diet returns to normal (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
4/25/07 More snowmobilers die in avalanches than skiers this season (AP story in Summit Daily News--CO)
4/25/07 Few see future in area eco act: Despite increasing development, few believe this Congress will pass wilderness protection law (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/25/07 Hoback gas well plan raises public’s hackles: State tourism board charts new waters in opposing project (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/24/07 Luthi removes self from wolf issue (by Billings Gazette)--Randall Luthi is the No. 2 in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
4/24/07 ID elk rancher acquitted on misdemeanor (AP story in The Olympian--WA)
4/24/07 Talks resume today on Grand Targhee's plan (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/23/07 'Drilled full of holes?' (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
4/23/07 Now is the time to go see Yellowstone (by Sally Showman KIFI--ID)--with video
4/23/07 Bears emerge from hibernation in Grand Teton National Park (by Suzanne Hobbs KPVI--ID)
4/23/07 Meeting to examine mountain lion science (by Perry Backus Missoulian)
4/22/07 Wolves & elk: The overriding issue in delisting (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
4/22/07 Federal contracts (by The Huntsville Times--AL)--Estes Equipment Co., Inc. awarded small contract for prefabricated structures and scaffolding
4/21/07 Baucus berates recreation fee policy (by Bill Schneider New West)--Max Baucus (D)--MT is a U.S. Senator
4/21/07 Bill introduced to expand wilderness areas (by Noelle Straub Casper Star-Tribune)
4/21/07 Moose gets 4-way stop (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/21/07 Stewardship award goes to park, partners (by Thomas Dewell Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/20/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 4/13/07 to 4/20/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
4/20/07 Cody hearing on delisting draws passionate views (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)
4/20/07 Wolf delisting praised, panned at final hearing (AP story in Helena Independent Record)
4/20/07 Groups oppose timber harvest (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
4/19/07 Yellowstone roads open Friday (by KIFI--ID)--with video
4/19/07 GTNP reveals transportation plan (by Planet Jackson Hole)
4/19/07 Park Service approves Teton trails (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)--weird; I biked through that area last summer and dreamed of anything as safe in DC as what currently exists in the Tetons
4/19/07 Park OKs plan for pathways (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/19/07 Pathways for the park (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
4/19/07 Comment period for wolf delisting ending: Meeting set for tonight in Cody was prompted by request from Cubin (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
4/19/07 Wyo loses wolf document fight (by Tom Morton Casper Star-Tribune)
4/19/07 West Yellowstone to host cycle tour (by Deseret News--UT)
4/18/07 Transmitters track smallest flyers on airport runway: Biologists use radio collars to trace sage grouse to precious habitat (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/18/07 Backcountry-skiing blogs take off: Trip reports arouse interest, fuel debate over mountain ethics (by Michael Pearlman Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/18/07 Follow the Yellowstone road (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)--2nd story
4/17/07 National Park Service announces seasonal openings (by Yellowstone Insider)
4/17/07 Gallatin Forest sued over travel plan (AP story in Billings Gazette)
4/17/07 Wolf impasse persists (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
4/17/07 Delisting to proceed with or without state (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/17/07 Where will they sue? (by Jared Miller Casper Star-Tribune)
4/17/07 Venue undecided for grizzly suit (AP story in Billings Gazette)
4/17/07 Speaker: Wyoming must maintain tourism excitement (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
4/17/07 Weather cooperating to open Beartooth Pass (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
4/17/07 Hoback Wells meeting today (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/16/07 Grizzly bear trapped and killed (by Andrew Del Greco KPVI--ID)--with video
4/16/07 Wolf delisting must protect elk, cattle (by Buzzy Hassrick Cody Enterprise)
4/16/07 Officials kill grizzly that attacked Idaho man (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
4/15/07 Governor writes bear lawyer (AP story in Billings Gazette)
4/15/07 Fencing, range riders, guard animals show some promise in safeguarding livestock (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
4/15/07 Officials trap and kill grizzly that mauled man: 15-year-old male bear was found behind the man's cabin (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
4/15/07 Public comments: Slow development (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
4/15/07 Bear essentials: Grizzlies are the stars of naturalist film (by Gwen Mickelson Santa Cruz Sentinel)
4/15/07 Traveler's checks: National parks add new sights (by Jeanne Cooper and Larry Habegger San Francisco Chronicle)
4/15/07 Forget Niagara; Western U.S. has plenty of beautiful waterfalls (AP story in Arizona Daily Star)
4/14/07 Man who survived mauling by grizzly recounts ordeal: Despite the brutality of the attack, Timothy Henderson says he doesn't blame the bear (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
4/13/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 4/06/07 to 4/13/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
4/13/07 Grizzly traps still empty this morning in eastern Idaho; officials to keep up hunt for at least another day (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
4/13/07 East Idaho neighbors disagree on response to Tuesday's grizzly bear attack: Residents acknowledge bears come with the territory, but some still want the grizzly killed (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
4/13/07 Group says new parks pass too expensive (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/12/07 Make noise to keep yourself safe from bears (by KIFI--ID)--with video
4/12/07 Search for bear that mauled man comes up empty (AP story in KTVB--ID)--bear attacks are so rare and yet so sensationalized as this search is proving; I'm sorry, but this is not the "public safety" issue that one authority claims it is
4/12/07 Traps set after attack to catch grizzly: Bear protecting moose carcass in E. Idaho mauls man who went out to see why his dog was barking (by Rocky Barker and Patrick Orr Idaho Statesman)
4/12/07 Grizzly attacks Idaho man (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
4/12/07 Sage grouse area found (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/12/07 Wildlife trust receives 10 local applications (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/11/07 Canyon rim restoration work slated to begin in July (by National Park Service)
4/11/07 Yellowstone will erupt someday (by Michelle Dynes Wyoming Tribune-Eagle)
4/11/07 Tetonia man attacked by grizzly bear (by Bridget Shanahan KIFI--ID)--with video
4/11/07 Traps set near location of grizzly attack (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
4/11/07 From the Dec. 28, 2003, Idaho Statesman: Grizzly bear recovery presents new challenge (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)--reprint
4/11/07 Teton County man recovering after bear attack (by KPVI--ID)
4/11/07 Park Service ignores ‘other' avalanche zone (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
4/11/07 Bison hazed back into Yellowstone (by Billings Gazette)
4/11/07 Cash to offset boom? Critics say it’s not enough to alleviate drilling damage (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/11/07 Committee urged to support lawsuit for wolf delisting (AP story in Great Falls Tribune)
4/11/07 Yellowstone in the rear-view mirror: Longtime bus driver shares his stories in paperback book (by Becky Shay Billings Gazette)
4/10/07 Effort to catalog species tops 1 million (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
4/9/07 What will delisting change? (by Joyce Edlefsen Idaho State Journal)
4/9/07 NPS once touted Sylvan Pass use (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
4/9/07 Forests plan for grizzly delisting (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/9/07 Right in your backyard (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
4/8/07 Where Old West meets time shares: Some historic Bighorn Basin properties focus on affluent market (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)
4/7/07 Ruling halts forest planning (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
4/7/07 National parks put elk and bison on the menu (by Jennifer Conlin New York Times)
4/7/07 Sleigh rides down on (by Angus M. Thuerner Jr. Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/7/07 Snowmobiles on the range: A federal proposal to permanently allow 720 snowmobiles in Yellowstone daily stirs controversy (by Susan Cosier Plenty Magazine)
4/6/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 3/30/07 to 4/06/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
4/6/07 Buffalo afield (by Carol Hoffmann West Yellowstone News)
4/6/07 East Entrance to open May 4 (by Billings Gazette)
4/6/07 Yellowstone winter use meeting set (by Billings Gazette)
4/5/07 Yellowstone spring road opening on track (by National Park Service)
4/5/07 Low turnout but good information at NPS 'listening session' (by David Peck The Lovell Chronicle--WY)
4/5/07 Chance of park hazards studied (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)--chance of imminent supervolcano eruption very slim; chance of major earthquake, smaller hydrothermal event, and car accident higher. You can read the preliminary report here.
4/4/07 Experts say grizzlies could suffer: Some biologists worry that bears aren’t genetically diverse enough for delisting (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/4/07 Groups plan grizzly lawsuit (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
4/3/07 Group launches letter campaign (by Billings Gazette)--if you want the East Entrance open, tactics like this to stop it from happening are unlikely to work
4/3/07 State's snowpack mostly below normal (by Lorna Thackeray Billings Gazette)
4/2/07 Groups work together to create wildlife underpass (AP story in Billings Gazette)
4/2/07 March snowfall total is lowest on record (by Michael Pearlman Jackson Hole News & Guide)
4/2/07 Yellowstone grizzlies may lose protection (by Roddy Scheer E Magazine)
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4/30/07 Unnatural ethics (by
Jim Macdonald The Magic of Yellowstone)
4/30/07 Wating on God ... (and going crazy) (by April)--someone who is nearly the same place I was 14 years ago facing a decision about a summer in Yellowstone that she cannot afford (and that I couldn't)
4/30/07 Countdown to greatest stories of Yellowstone - #3 (by Michael)
4/30/07 Yellowstone's planning failure(s) (by skyblu)
4/30/07 Wilderness and history: Reconciling the past with the primeval (by Frank Buono in National Parks Traveler)
4/28/07 Grand Teton's Snake River (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/27/07 House committee blocks highway safety corridors (by Roger Koopman, Montana State Representative, in Billings Gazette)--Koopman (R) is out of Bozeman; Gallatin Canyon (U.S. 191) featured in argument
4/27/07 Anti-elk ranching editorial resorts to scare mongering (by Kristy Sternes, Idaho Elk Breeders Association, in Idaho Mountain Express and Guide)
4/26/07 FS digging its own grave (by Bill Schneider New West)
4/26/07 More on the Wilderness Bill H.R. 1975: Opposition (by montucky)
4/26/07 Pedaling the park (by David Lee Great Falls Tribune)--one of my favorite pasttimes
4/26/07 Plan, prepare before heading to the park (by Great Falls Tribune)
4/25/07 Gone: By the end of the century half of all species will be gone. Who will survive? (by Julia Whitty Mother Jones)
4/25/07 Wolves (by Dino Mongold)
4/25/07 The green blood of the Coalition of NPS Retirees (by Rick Smith, Coalition of National Park Service Retirees, in National Parks Traveler)
4/25/07 Wildlands are Montana’s future (by Paul Richards, Montana Wildlands Alliance, in Helena Independent Record)
4/24/07 Henry's Fork River provides anglers with ultimate challenge (by Charlie Meyers Denver Post)
4/24/07 The Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (by pjfinn)
4/24/07 YELLOWSTONE SEGMENT: out of sight (a poem by Timothy Shay)
4/24/07 Cross dressing in Montana (by Dan Murphy)--one Australian's view of Montana and Yellowstone (there were a couple other borderline trip reports from Yellowstone on blogs that I declined to post; my rule of thumb is that a trip report needs to express a unique point of view - whether it's unique information, a unique perspective, a unique opinion related to Greater Yellowstone...but such judgments certainly aren't infallible, so just be aware of that and point out to me what you think should be here)
4/23/07 How not to present your thesis (by rockhopjohn)--a peer's geology master's thesis in Yellowstone gone awry, according to this peer
4/23/07 Predation or habitat? Which is more detrimental to wild ungulates? (by Tom Remington)
4/23/07 Are user fees on public lands endangered? (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/22/07 Yellowstone National Park, minus the RVs (by Jo on the go)
4/22/07 Wolves & elk: The overriding issue in delisting (by Ralph Maughan)--comment on Rocky Barker article
4/20/07 Norris Hot Springs (by rockhopjohn)--not to be confused with Norris Geyser Basin; these springs are north of Ennis, MT but are likely related to the same Yellowstone hot spot
4/20/07 To the editor (by Pam Wright in West Yellowstone News)--about special dinner for Buffalo Field Campaign
4/20/07 The call of the wild (by Eugene Linden PARADE)
4/20/07 Playing politics with endangered species: Beginning of the end for the Yellowstone grizzly? (by Doug Peacock in CounterPunch)
4/19/07 Earth Day 2007 (by G. Tracy Mehan III, Potomac Conservancy, in The Washington Times)
4/19/07 Sojourn to the Tetons and Yellowstone (by Frank S. "The IV")
4/19/07 Ranchers do get upset about elk eating crops (by Tom Remington)
4/19/07 Xanterra's environmentalism sets example (by Kristen Prinzing The Billings Outpost)
4/19/07 Privatizing parks would ruin their spirit (by Todd Wilkinson in The Billings Outpost)
4/19/07 Wolves draw tourists to Wyoming (by Cynthia M. Boyhan in Billings Gazette)
4/18/07 Bridger development zoning "sell-out" verdict out till May (by FuMa in New West)
4/18/07 Ruling says Rulon Jones must build double fence (by Tom Remington)--Rulon Jones is an ex-NFL player in his own elk ranching controversy in Idaho
4/18/07 Elk, wolves, and grazing (by PBurns)
4/16/07 Centennial Initiative: Where's the vision? (by Kurt Repanshek)--pdf link to NPCA's white paper
4/15/07 Natural agents of change (by skyblu)--"good" essay, but leads me to wonder whether we'll get an answer to what is good and bad
4/15/07 Yellowstone and snowmobiles (by Hartford Courant)
4/15/07 A beetle's last stand (by David L. Wagner in Hartford Courant)--also talks about thermophiles in Yellowstone
4/14/07 Idaho man who survived mauling by grizzly recounts ordeal (by Ralph Maughan)--the grizzly has been killed after originally getting caught in a leg trap; most of what I'm pointing here to is the update posted by Ralph from Scott MacButch, who lives in the area, witnessed what happened, and shares his opinions
4/14/07 Change for the manatee is premature (by Star-Banner--FL)--Bush policies in Yellowstone used as a reason for suspicion about move to delist manatee
4/13/07 A West Yellowstone rite of spring: Pedaling in the Park (by Carol Hoffmann West Yellowstone News)--shhh
4/13/07 Requiem for winter (by Yellowstoner)
4/13/07 Shepherdstown: The guest list (by Kurt Repanshek)--oh my
4/13/07 About that transparency thing (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/13/07 Poll: Winter use in Yellowstone (by Kurt Repanshek)--an unscientific poll on this blog
4/12/07 'The wrong place at the wrong time' (by Kevin Richert Idaho Statesman)
4/12/07 For wolves (by Hot Springs Guy)
4/12/07 Now we can hunt the Yellowstone grizzly, but why would we want to? Grizzlies no longer endangered, but deserve time to repopulate and grow before we begin shooting them (by Mike Leggett Austin American-Statesman)--with audio
4/11/07 We ought not grow cows in dry West (by George Wuerthner New West)
4/11/07 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said what? (by Joyanne Walmsley Hammond)
4/10/07 Last wild buffalo being tormented as I type (by Eric Stewart in IndyBay)
4/10/07 Cascade Canyon (among the Tetons) (by
Jim Macdonald The Magic of Yellowstone)--a pseudo-poem
4/10/07 Yellowstone winter use: Public comment period open (by Dave Byers)--actually a call for people to write letters in support of cyclists on groomed roads in the winter use plan
4/10/07 Dear NPS, please plan ahead (by skyblu)
4/10/07 NPCA voices opposition to ATB Pass (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/10/07 Speak out for Wyoming's wolves at Cody hearing, April 19 (by Ralph Maughan)
4/9/07 Grizzly's return: It's one reason to save the Endangered Species Act (by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
4/9/07 The final listening session? (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/9/07 New trout to give better battle (by Yellowstoner)
4/9/07 In the Hole, final: The Jackson Hole Mountain Resort review (by Faith Fuller)
4/7/07 Highs and lows in the Northern Rockies: In the realm of the grizzly kings (by Jeffrey St. Clair CounterPunch)
4/7/07 Fires of Yellowstone National Park (by Jim Thibodeau Morning Sentinel--ME)--2nd story
4/6/07 Yellowstone Park? No, Farragut Square park (by
Jim Macdonald The Magic of Yellowstone)
4/6/07 Yellowstone: Obsolescense personified (by skyblu)--I'm angry, too. This is not just a rant, though; there is a point of view here about snowmobiles, snow coaches, and class issues that we don't see often enough in the fog of privilege that governs this debate
4/6/07 Winter tours need common sense (by James M. Ridenour in Casper Star-Tribune)--Ridenour was director of the National Park Service during the George H. W. Bush administration
4/5/07 Take pride in grizzly success story (by Missoulian)
4/5/07 By the way, the weather's rotten (by Yellowstoner)
4/5/07 Tales affirm 80-mile trek’s worth taking (by Brett French Montana Standard)
4/5/07 Contempt for government (by Tom Teepen The Sacramento Bee)
4/4/07 Grizzlies no safer than average bears (by Ralph Maughan)
4/4/07 Yellowstone doomsday (by jtaylor)
4/4/07 Looting the baggage train (by Carl Pope The Huffington Post)
4/4/07 Of elk hunts and revenue streams (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/4/07 Return of the bubbleheads: The National Park Service knows snowmobiles are wrong for Yellowstone: So why are they working so hard to let more in? (by John S. Adams Boise Weekly)
4/3/07 Letter to Tom Tidwell, Region 1 Supervisor, U.S. Forest Service (by Mayor Drew Barney, Mary Phillips, Doug Edgerton, Glen Loomis, and Elizabeth Scott in West Yellowstone News)
4/3/07 Administration should quit pushing to boost snowmobiles in Yellowstone (by Columbus Dispatch)
4/3/07 Elk reduction in Yellowstone (by Kayla)
4/3/07 Park entrance fees, boon or bain? (by Kurt Repanshek)
4/3/07 A new 100 year forecast (by skyblu)--snowmobile issue in Yellowstone about to become irrelevant because of global warming?
4/2/07 Greatest Yellowstone fishing: 1870’s - 1890’s? (by skyblu)
4/1/07 Parks need work, not fluff: They were created as wilderness; keep them like that (by Joe R. Howry Ventura County Star--CA)
4/1/07 Good-bye to nature (by heavenabove)

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