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If there is a single defining component to Greater Yellowstone, it is the unique and iconic wildlife that roam here — wolves, grizzly bears, bison, cutthroat trout, wolverines and more. Indeed, with the reintroduction of wolves in the mid-1990s, Greater Yellowstone today is one of the few landscapes that features all the wildlife that were here when the first European settlers arrived two centuries ago. Where else can one see a pack of wolves cavorting in a meadow, grizzlies pawing the earth for pine nuts, bison rolling in dust and elk eyeing the scene warily — sometimes all through the same camera lens?



Grizzly Bears: Reducing conflicts key to sustainable future
Latest News: Spring is on the way and bears are waking from hibernation in Yellowstone, which means those spending time in bear country should take extra measures to avoid conflict: travel in groups, make noise, ...
Wolverine: Greater Yellowstone a Refuge
Latest News: Comments closed in May, 2013 on a proposal by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to list the wolverine as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act in Greater Yellowstone and elsewhere across the ...
Yellowstone Bison: Room to roam at last?
Latest News: Thanks in large part to GYC’s effort to secure more habitat for bison outside Yellowstone National Park, today bison are roaming north of Yellowstone in the Gardiner basin. The Montana Supreme Court ...
Wolves: Greater Yellowstone wolf numbers hold steady
Latest News: The numbers for 2013 are out, and they bode well for Yellowstone wolves. Numbers have increased slightly in Wyoming, held steady in Montana and decreased in Idaho, where they state is aggressively trying ...
Elk Feedgrounds: It is time to phase out feeding
Latest News: The Bridger-Teton National Forest will ...
U.S. Sheep Station: Obsolete and harmful to iconic wildlife
The Centennial Mountains form the most important wildlife connection between Greater Yellowstone and the wildlands of central Idaho and beyond. This wildlife corridor is critical for grizzly bears, wolves, black bears, bighorn sheep and lynx. ...
Pronghorn: Saving ancient migration corridors
Overview: The annual pronghorn journey between summer range in Jackson Hole and the high desert wintering grounds south of Pinedale, Wyo., is one of the oldest and longest migration routes in North America. The ...
Bighorn Sheep: Fighting for survival in Greater Yellowstone
Overview: Bighorn sheep are one of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s most prized wildlife species, conjuring images of wild, rugged mountains and deep, sheer-walled canyons. They were once one of the most widespread wildlife species in ...
Sage Grouse: Bellwether of the high desert
Latest News: In response to continued destruction of sage-grouse habitat, the Bureau of Land Management and the United States Forest Service have developed a new plan that would increase protections for sage-grouse habitat in eastern Idaho ...