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11/30/09 Yellowstone to open this season--legal action filed by state of Wyoming (press release by BlueRibbon Coalition)
11/30/09 Grand Teton NP receives generous donation (press release by National Park Service)
11/27/09 Status of gray wolf management in Wyoming and the NRM--Nov 16 through Nov 27, 2009 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
11/25/09 Buffalo Battle: BFC will be on tv's Planet Green! (by Ken Cole, Buffalo Field Campaign, in Ralph Maughan's Wildlife News)--Dec. 5 at 8PM MST, 10PM EST
11/24/09 Probing life's extremes in Yellowstone (w/Podcast) (by Mike Wall in audio
11/24/09 The hydrothermal explosion craters of Yellowstone and how they came to be (press release by The Geological Society of America)
11/24/09 National Parks Conservation Association files motion on winter use plan for Yellowstone National Park (press release by National Parks Conservation Association)
11/23/09 Evolution of the precambrian rocks of Yellowstone National Park (job listing by Research Experience for Undergraduates Site Project, funded by the National Science Foundation)
11/20/09 Gov. Freudenthal, state renew objections to Yellowstone plan, ask court for relief: Snowmobiles allowed in Yellowstone limited to 318 per day for no scientifically valid reason; National Park Service says nearly twice as many, and maybe more, snowmobiles are fine; a variable use rule with a seasonal limit is a better way to manage Yellowstone winters (press release by Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal)
11/19/09 NPS releases final benefits-sharing EIS (press release by National Park Service)
11/19/09 State of Wyoming goes to court to boost snowmobile numbers in Yellowstone National Park (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
11/19/09 Yellowstone sets parameters for future changes at Tower-Roosevelt (press release by National Park Service)
11/19/09 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
11/19/09 USDA accepting comments on tuberculosis, brucellosis plans (press release by U.S. Department of Agriculture, posted by American Veterinary Medical Association)--APHIS released a concept paper on bovine brucellosis management in October - the pdf can be downloaded here
11/18/09 Interagency partners release annual bison management report (press release by National Park Service)--here is the direct link to the pdf
11/17/09 Interim winter use rule to be published (press release by National Park Service)
11/17/09 Winter use rule published in Federal Register (press release by National Park Service)--remember that the Grand Teton NP and John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway rules are the new permanent rules as opposed to the interim ones in Yellowstone
11/17/09 Forest Service open to allowing mountain bikes on Continental Divide Trail, but what about Park Service? (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
11/13/09 Status of gray wolf management in Wyoming and the NRM--Nov 2 through Nov 13, 2009 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
11/13/09 Environmental groups ask for stop to Yellowstone bison slaughter: (by Jordan Olmsted Backpacker Magazine)--a lot of the information about the agencies "lightening up" is quite misleading for reasons discussed many times, the main one being that bison are not tolerated in Montana at all after a certain date (May 15 in the West of YNP, April 15 in the North); on the other hand, it's a little misleading on our side to suggest that so many groups are actually suing (it's very overlapping, and at least one of the groups really doesn't exist except in name and legal status)
11/12/09 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
11/10/09 Western Watersheds Project files suit against federal agencies to end bison slaughter (by Jon Marvel, Western Watersheds Project)
11/9/09 Conservationists file suit against federal agencies to end slaughter of Yellowstone bison: Failed management endangering American icon, wasting millions annually (press release by Buffalo Field Campaign)--the complaint can be found here; I happened to see Stephany Seay yesterday, and she was happy that this was moving forward ... as for my group, Buffalo Allies of Bozeman - as an unofficial organization, I'm not sure that we can sign on, but we no doubt will support the effort
11/8/09 2010 Yellowstone National Park silver coin recommendations (by Darrin Lee Unser Silver Coins Today)
11/5/09 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
11/5/09 Wastewater system in park to be upgraded (by Yellowstone Insider)
11/4/09 Yellowstone visitation through October tops previous annual record (press release by National Park Service)
11/4/09 Yellowstone awards contract for new wastewater treatment plant (press release by National Park Service)
11/3/09 Grand Teton National Park and Argentine sister park work on mending trails (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
11/2/09 LSR Preserve hosts third book club discussion (press release by National Park Service)
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11/30/09 12:20AM Newspaper updated after lengthy hiatus ... (11/20-11/28/09 I will be on vacation in Ohio. During that time, I will not be updating the paper; however, I will catch up and post the news for those days during that time. Luckily, November is generally the slowest month of the year for news.)
11/30/09 Plan to add new structures, facilities first of its kind in Yellowstone National Park (by Brett French Billings Gazette)
11/30/09 Winter closures starting (by Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/30/09 Barrasso weighs in on Bridger-Teton land sale (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/29/09 Nat'l parks seek share of profitable science (by Associated Press)
11/28/09 Bridger-Teton's forest chief marks 10 years (by Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/27/09 Yellowstone Park plan limits changes (AP story in Billings Gazette)
11/26/09 Wyo won't try to block snowmobile plan (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
11/26/09 Farm group upset at state's handling of disease issue (by Tom Lutey Billings Gazette)
11/25/09 Park profit-sharing gets mixed reviews: Proposal could have implications for money earned from research in Yellowstone (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/25/09 Forest well may go on fast track (by Jeff Gearino Casper Star-Tribune and the AP in Billings Gazette)--in Shoshone NF
11/25/09 Searchers scour Beartooth area for missing Columbus man (by Billings Gazette)
11/25/09 Rehberg evaluating Tester's wildnerness bill (AP story in Billings Gazette)
11/24/09 TV show focuses on Yellowstone bison (by Billings Gazette)--Dec. 5 on the cable network Planet Green; we expect this to be excellent; I've known about it for many months but until now have not been allowed to say anything about it
11/24/09 Suits filed to block YNP rule (by CJ Baker Powell Tribune--WY)
11/24/09 Grizzly's fate uncertain: Yellowstone species' deaths decline, but future success up for debate (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
11/24/09 Environmentalists oppose drilling in 1st national forest (AP story in Billings Gazette)
11/24/09 Senator sponsors bill to attack pine beetles (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)--personally, I think this is a waste of money, attacking what's essentially a natural phenomenon; we're also seeing what the cost of this program is doing in other areas of forest management
11/24/09 Who needs Yellowstone? (by MJ Clark Wyoming Business Report)
11/22/09 Campground concession permits available locally (by Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--1st story
11/21/09 State files suit over snowmobile plans (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/21/09 Wyoming challenges Yellowstone snowmobile rules (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
11/20/09 The FS answers questions: What's happening to the Forest Service roads in the area? (by Susan LaMont, Gallatin National Forest, in West Yellowstone News)
11/20/09 'Sell less land,' forest hears during meetings (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/20/09 State sets limits on hunting antlers (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/19/09 Judge keeps Yellowstone grizzly on threatened list (by Associated Press)
11/18/09 Montana's inaugural wolf-hunting season closes; it's deemed a success (by Kelly Burgess Los Angeles Times)
11/18/09 Report: Officials wrestle with strategies for Yellowstone Park bison (AP story in Billings Gazette)--related to this, I attended the first of two days of the meetings of the Interagency Bison Management Plan partners yesterday in Livingston ... much of the day was spent with squabbling between the partners over whether to continue allowing 30 mixed herd bison south of the Madison River west of the park or to have a zero tolerance policy after the hunt is over, which is what the Montana Department of Livestock is proposing. In this absurd place between 0 and a mere 30 for a short time and under severe restrictions, there was an impasse. Tribes for the first time were sitting at the table, but their role was nominal at best (at least they could interject where the rest of the public was confined to a short time to vent at the end of the day).
11/18/09 Winter rule to be published Friday (by Billings Gazette)
11/18/09 Migratory eagles studied for lead ingestion: Transmitters could reveal if they eat bullet fragments in Jackson Hole (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/18/09 Hunters play waiting game: Mild weather means elk have yet to migrate south (by Brandon Zimmerman Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/17/09 USFS may close all area campsites (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)--in Shoshone National Forest; this sounds like a nutty decision, if it happens
11/17/09 Shoshone may close campsites: Bark beetles bite regional budget (by CJ Baker Powell Tribune--WY)
11/17/09 Baucus' approval rating among Montanans drops by 20 percent (AP story in Missoulian)--most favor wolf hunt but on the other hand favor protected status for grizzly bears
11/16/09 Pro-wolf groups happy the wolf hunt is over (by Mark Holyoak KPAX--MT)--with video; umm ... duh
11/16/09 Youngster kills black bear (by Billings Gazette)--in Driggs, ID
11/14/09 Beetles sap forest funds (by Cory Hatch and the AP Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/14/09 Snowmobiles restricted in wilderness study area south of Bozeman (AP story in Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
11/14/09 Elk refuge stocking up on winter feed pellets (by Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/13/09 Mandatory bear spray bill to be drafted (by Samantha Abernethy Pinedale Roundup--WY)
11/13/09 Lawsuit seeks to end government killing of Yellowstone bison (by Environment News Service)
11/12/09 Researchers suggest aftershocks felt for decades, centuries after earthquakes (by Brett French Billings Gazette)
11/12/09 Feds kill bison needlessly, enviros say (by Anne Henderson Courthouse News Service)
11/11/09 Yellowstone-Institute winter-season seminars announced (by Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
11/11/09 Yellowstone bison could go to Turner's Mont. ranch (by Associated Press)--my group hasn't discussed this, but personally I think it's a bad idea (giving the bison to Turner) compounding an atrocious one (the quarantine of bison calves) ... you now have a private individual in Ted Turner profiting off of a public good and only because their isn't political will in Montana to do right by bison by letting them roam. Now, you are wasting money on a middle man and prolonging the issue that much further.
11/11/09 Baucus introduces bill to boost open space funding (by Daniel Person Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
11/11/09 Paintin' the Town goes wild this year (by Elysia Conner Casper Journal)
11/10/09 Groups file lawsuit over Yellowstone-area bison (by Cory Hatch and the AP Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/10/09 Community ponders how to move forward on Yellowstone winter use (by CJ Baker Powell Tribune--WY)
11/10/09 Wyoming makes argument for managing gray wolves (AP story in The Salt Lake Tribune)
11/10/09 Grizzlies meet shifting legal terrain (by Gib Mathers Powell Tribune--WY)
11/10/09 Small quake recorded in Yellowstone (by Billings Gazette)
11/10/09 Dems boost National Park Service 2010 budget by $218M (by Rebecca Neal Federal Times)
11/9/09 Groups sue Park Service, Forest Service over Yellowstone bison kills (by KTVQ--MT)--with video
11/7/09 Park awards contract for wastewater project (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/6/09 MSU researchers shares study on wolf stalking, elk populations at symposium (by Rob Chaney Missoulian)--interestingly, I've read that 6,500 elk is what some researchers argue is the approximate carrying capacity of elk in the Northern Range; while elk numbers shrink, it will be interesting to see what rises as a result (riparian vegetation, beavers perhaps)
11/5/09 Record visits for park (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/5/09 Yellowstone sets yearly visitation record in 10 months (by Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
11/5/09 YNP wastewater treatment plant being replaced (by KTVQ--MT)
11/4/09 Griz caught near dead calf moved from Mill Creek (by Matt Dettori Livingston Enterprise)--7th story
11/4/09 Scientists look for Yellowstone's hidden species (by Associated Press)
11/4/09 Beattie Gulch emergency area closure lifted (by Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
11/4/09 Forest fire project postponed for grizzly study (by Billings Gazette)
11/4/09 Yellowstone cleans up fuel storage, other sites with polluted soil, water: Officials studying what to do with 22 open dump sites, 7 firing ranges (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)
11/4/09 Grizzly group eyes raising bear death limits: Conservationists contest idea that more bruins could die without hurting regional population (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/4/09 Yellowstone grizzlies re-listed, but thriving (by Hannah J. Ryan Montana Kaimin)
11/4/09 Bear spray bill on the way: Proposal would require permitted backcountry users in griz country to carry pepper spray (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News and Guide)--gosh, I can't imagine that proposal going anywhere, and I hope it doesn't
11/4/09 Advocating for the peace and quiet of winter (interview of Mark Menlove, Winter Wildlands, by Nathaniel Hoffman Boise Weekly)
11/3/09 Research finds 1,200 species in park (by Clair Johnson Billings Gazette)
11/3/09 Settlement in raft suit (by Jackson Hole News and Guide)
11/3/09 Montana snowpack way above usual (by Lorna Thackeray Billings Gazette)
11/2/09 Roadless-less: The campaign to protect unroaded forests gets torn apart by a Wyoming judge in 'half-assed retirement' (by Ray Ring High Country News)--just as Judge Malloy in Missoula almost always rules for environmentalists, Judge Brimmer in Wyoming almost always rules against them
11/2/09 Grizzlies relisted reaction (by Penny Preston KULR--MT)--with video
11/2/09 E. Idaho wolf zone closed as hunters reach limit (AP story in Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
11/1/09 Quiet rutting season in Yellowstone after death of famous elk No. 6 (AP story in Billings Gazette)
11/1/09 Shooting of collared wolves impacts research: Game managers may make changes in hunting season for next year (by Brett French Billings Gazette)
11/1/09 Poaching, other issues throw wrinkles in state's wolf hunting quotas (by Michael Jamison Missoulian)
11/1/09 Fate of Cottonwood Pack uncertain (by Billings Gazette)
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11/30/09 Sen. Udall sponsors bill to attack pine beetles: Colorado Democrat Udall says his bill will combat a great natural disaster (by Ralph Maughan)--Ralph agrees with my assessment that this is a big waste of money
11/30/09 Hayden Valley (by Ecobirder)
11/29/09 Give wild bison home on Montana public lands (by Jim Bailey, Gallatin Wildlife Association, in Billings Gazette)
11/29/09 Yellowstone revisited (art by Molly Hashimoto)
11/29/09 Yellowstone saves some of its richest wildlife watching for the colder months (AP story in Miami Herald)
11/29/09 Yellowstone National Park (by Dennis and Christine Widman)--just a note that cinnamon color bears can be grizzly bears, too; color is not a determining factor between bear species
11/28/09 Loss of pine seeds puts Yellowstone grizzlies' survival in question (by Louisa Willcox, Natural Resources Defense Council, in Billings Gazette)
11/28/09 Having a blast at Yellowstone (by Sheila Smith in Brantford Expositor--Canada)
11/26/09 Why should I support Tester's wilderness bill? Does this bizarre, piecemeal approach to protecting roadless lands have more upside than downside? (by Bill Schneider New West)
11/25/09 Public is steadfast in their support for stronger Yellowstone grizzly bear protections (by Louisa Willcox, Natural Resources Defense Council)
11/25/09 Thanksgiving (by Robyn)
11/24/09 Late spring at Yellowstone Falls (art by Karl Heerdt)
11/24/09 National Park Service releases proposal endorsing "benefit sharing" tied to parks' resources (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)--most commonly, bioprospecting has been the source of controversy here
11/24/09 State, Park County file suit again to halt new winter rules (by Yellowstone Insider)
11/23/09 Wyoming challenges 2-year Yellowstone snowmobile limits (by The Acoustic Ecology Institute)
11/23/09 Realm of the coyote (by Robyn)
11/22/09 Eagle (by Robyn)
11/22/09 Learning from first wolf hunt (by Missoulian)
11/22/09 Meet the star of 2012: The Yellowstone supervolcano (by Beth Pratt)--with video
11/21/09 Looking beyond snowmobiles in Yellowstone (by Jeff Welsch, Greater Yellowstone Coalition, in Bozeman Daily Chronicle, posted by Greater Yellowstone Coalition)
11/21/09 My alarm clock this morning was the dragging blade of a snowplow as it came by at 6:30 (by Robyn)
11/20/09 Does agency cynicism serve wolves, science, or the public interest? (by Louisa Willcox, Natural Resources Defense Council)
11/20/09 NPS maps game plan for future of Tower-Roosevelt area (by Yellowstone Insider)
11/20/09 Yellowstone National Park officials release development vision for Tower-Roosevelt (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
11/20/09 Illegal plan just makes Turner richer (by Robert Hoskins in Casper Star-Tribune)
11/20/09 Yellowstone grizzly bears to remain on endangered list (by Beth Pratt Examiner)
11/19/09 Wild cards: What we're really doing by reintroducing wolves (by George Sibley in Missoula Independent)--some comments on this by Ralph Maughan
11/19/09 Come to Montana and poach a wolf! (by Matt Skoglund, Natural Resources Defense Council)
11/19/09 Beetle fight may require campground closures (by Casper Star-Tribune)
11/18/09 Yellowstone grizzly prospects improve as relisting ruling is upheld (by Louisa Willcox, Natural Resources Defense Council)
11/18/09 4th graders return from Yellowstone (by Donald Crank in Little Chicago Review)
11/17/09 Yellowstone backcountry--Buffalo Plateau Trail--part 5 (by Kevin Du Bois)
11/17/09 Yellowstone backcountry--Buffalo Plateau Trail--part 4 (by Kevin Du Bois)
11/17/09 Saving wildlife in a warmer world: A warmer world will have adverse effects on wildlife; we can help save animals, but it will take savvier approaches, scientists say (by Mark Clayton The Christian Science Monitor)
11/17/09 A wolfer's response to Montana hunt (by James P. Harrington in Billings Gazette)--the Montana wolf hunt just ended statewide early, having reached its 75 wolf quota; it had already closed in Greater Yellowstone
11/17/09 Our awesome world: Yellowstone National Park (by
11/16/09 Hiking with Larry (by Robyn)
11/16/09 Yellowstone bison should go to Turner (by Casper Star-Tribune)--I disagree, but I rarely agree with this paper's editorials
11/16/09 Mr. Secretary, the bison coin best represents Yellowstone (by Billings Gazette)--a more appropriate one, would be a bison trapped at the Stephens Creek capture facility in northern Yellowstone as it is about to be shipped to slaughter ... or perhaps, this one with a big fence around it because bison aren't allowed to leave ... or maybe men on horseback, others on ATVs, and helicopters chasing them to Old Faithful
11/15/09 How to backcountry camp in Yellowstone (by Catherine)
11/14/09 Yellowstone backcountry--Buffalo Plateau Trail--part 3 (by Kevin Du Bois)
11/14/09 Yellowstone backcountry--Buffalo Plateau Trail--part 2 (by Kevin Du Bois)
11/13/09 Yak Camp (by Robyn)--it does amaze me repeatedly how hidden some of the Mammoth area is from view when it's all so close
11/13/09 Position paper (by Brian)
11/13/09 Why are the wolves of Yellowstone Park disappearing? (by NB3)
11/13/09 Yellowstone backcountry--Buffalo Plateau Trail--part 1 (by Kevin Du Bois)
11/13/09 In continuing my Yellowstone series, I am currently working on 5 different paintings (art by Gary Keimig)
11/13/09 Yellowstone pics of the day: Days 6 & 7 (by Kat)
11/12/09 A cautionary tale: Yellowstone's geothermal wonders (by Tom Arrandale Yellowstone Journal)
11/12/09 See how Roland Emmerich blew up Yellowstone in 2012 (by Neil Miller Film School Rejects)--I'm not posting most reviews of 2012, which inevitably mention Yellowstone, except this short one and another below ... every day of the year, I see spam postings of apocalyptic doom that mention Yellowstone, especially in connection to the end of the Mayan calendar in December 2012. It all reached a fever pitch at the beginning of this year with the earthquake swarms (when those left, so too did all the casual visitors, who seem to have a craven desire for mass scale doom)
11/11/09 Before the world ends, Matt heads to Wyoming for 2012 and interviews the cast (by Matt Goldberg
11/11/09 For the benefit and enjoyment of the people (by Dave Skinner Flathead Beacon--MT)
11/11/09 Sometimes getting info in Yellowstone is like a huge game of Telephone ... (by Robyn)--sometimes, but this paper has helped me keep info straight ... that, and a lot of friendly connections to good sources of info
11/11/09 Do we need guns in national parks? (by Daniel White Examiner)
11/11/09 Grand Canyon of Yellowstone (by Gina)
11/11/09 God's love still stands when all else has fallen (by God's Word and Daily Devotion)--Yellowstone and disasters of Biblical (or Mayan - see movie 2012 as an example) proportion seem to go together quite often
11/10/09 Only snow drought likely to block your access to Yellowstone National Park this winter (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
11/10/09 Griz and the USFS (by Yellowstoner)
11/9/09 NPS & USFS sued over bison (by David Cherney)--I dispute the conclusion that the lawsuit would merely result in a symbolic victory in a follow-up comment
11/9/09 Groups ask court to eliminate Yellowstone bison slaughters (by Yellowstone Insider)
11/9/09 Speed kills (by Robyn)
11/7/09 Mammoth store (by Robyn)
11/7/09 Autumn news about visiting Yellowstone (by Janet Chapple)
11/7/09 Forest bill would provide great hunting opportunities (by Matt Clyde in Billings Gazette)
11/7/09 We never know what tomorrow will bring (by Pat Mulson Albert Lea Tribune--MN)
11/6/09 Elk abundant in Rockies (by Mike Leahy, Defenders of Wildlife, in Casper Star-Tribune)
11/6/09 Mandatory backcountry bear spray in Wyoming? Wyoming introduces a bill that would require permitted backcountry users to carry bear spray (by Jordan Olmsted in Backpacker Magazine)
11/6/09 Teton County legislation against guns (by Anthony Bouchard Examiner)--again, I think this misses the point of why this legislation is troublesome and basically accepts the premise on which the legislation rests (namely, bears are likely to get you, and so government needs to determine how best to protect yourself ... if they're not careful with it, you'll have a law requiring arms in backcountry ... which would be totally unnecessary - as is a bear spray law)
11/6/09 adding to the jab at the FS (by Christina Boren in West Yellowstone News)
11/5/09 Time will only prove folly of new gun law for U.S. national parks (by Todd Wilkinson The Huffington Post)
11/5/09 Yellowstone attendance through October: 3.26 million (by Yellowstone Insider)
11/5/09 Stop persecuting wolves and boost our economy (by Zachary Jones in Idaho Statesman)--2nd letter
11/5/09 Senior wolves give elk a break (by nabeki)
11/4/09 Americans flock to the nation's "best idea" (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
11/4/09 Hunters target of bear spray bill based on bogus, meaningless statistics (by counterbart in New West)--somehow, I think all the discussion misses the point; why add one more law for an animal that attacks people only slightly more frequently than lightning strikes; a lot of bear regulations make sense in that they keep the groups apart, making bears generally independent of human food; however, when you legislate how to protect yourself from a relatively rare event, what are you really accomplishing except one more hassle?
11/4/09 Fight brucellosis with habitat acquisition (by Joe Gutkoski in Billings Gazette)--Joe has been fighting for this issue longer than anyone I've ever known, a very good and very knowledgable guy whose been around the block more than a few times; Joe told me he manages to get these letters published even though he doesn't type, which tells you how much credibility he has
11/3/09 Mountain lions, pumas, and cougars (by Leslie)
11/3/09 Senator Tester betrays Montana wilderness (by Matthew Koehler in New West)
11/3/09 Single file (by Robyn)
11/2/09 Destination Lamar (by Robyn)
11/2/09 Wolf hunt v. wolf research (by David Cherney)
11/2/09 Not so Grand Tetons (by RoadTripper)--another post with the irritating contrasts of Grand Teton with Yellowstone without recognizing their essential sameness; you also can only appreciate the Tetons only so much from the road
11/2/09 For the record (by Yellowstoner)
11/1/09 Yellowstone National Park--winter: Most wonderful time of year (by Bob Shepardson in Orlando Sentinel)
11/1/09 Jackson trip (by Emmylou)

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