Severe flooding in June 2022 wiped out Yellowstone National Park’s North Entrance Road. The park built a temporary fix. Now officials seek public input for a permanent solution.
March 1, 2024 // NEWS: In Short
February 14, 2024 // NEWS: In Short
A respiratory illness common in domestic sheep can devastate wild bighorn sheep herds. In a quest to minimize transmission, a pair of MSU researchers is leading a study to identify how wild and domestic sheep interact.
February 9, 2024 // NEWS: In Short
A new study used 35 years of data to qualify the impacts of irrigation on river basins across the western U.S. to better inform future management decisions. As it turns out, it’s complicated.
February 2, 2024 // NEWS: In Short
Recent avian flu and pigeon paramyxovirus detections prompted FWP to issue a statement last month informing residents to be aware and diligent if they find dead birds.
January 24, 2024 // NEWS: In Short
Results from a recent survey by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the University of Montana finds growing tolerance toward wolves among state residents.
January 19, 2024 // NEWS: Film Review
A new documentary released by the Wyoming Migration Initiative chronicles the travel and travails of Grand Teton mule deer.Read More
January 11, 2024 // NEWS: In Short
Last fall, Grizzly 566 weighed in at a near record-breaking 700 pounds, Mountain Journal spoke with a grizzly expert for the latest in health and population trends for bears in Greater Yellowstone.
January 5, 2024 // NEWS: In Short
Following a three-year planning process, Montana released an updated Drought Management Plan, seeking to foster drought resilience in the state and recognizing climate change as a driving factor.
January 2, 2024 // NEWS: Dispatch
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, Mountain Journal looks at the landmark legislation’s impact on some of Greater Yellowstone’s keystone species.
December 21, 2023 // NEWS: In Short
As Wyoming Game and Fish assesses the viability of two Wyoming elk feedgrounds, concerns over the spread of chronic wasting disease at forefront.Read More
December 14, 2023 // NEWS: In Short
The ban, in place on 245 million acres for a minimum of five years, comes after M-44 cyanide devices killed non-target species including domestic dogs and injured humans.Read More
December 5, 2023 // NEWS: In Short
After Custer Gallatin National Forest issued a decision to kill off rainbow trout with rotenone north of Yellowstone, a Montana group filed lawsuit against the Forest Service over plan to 'poison' Buffalo Creek.Read More
November 30, 2023 // NEWS: Dispatch
The first breeding pair of barred owls recorded in the park or Wyoming has experts concerned over potential ecosystem effects.
November 21, 2023 // NEWS: In Short
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will make a determination about listing Lower 48 wolverines by Nov. 27Read More