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GYC strongly supports legislation that is introduced in the U.S. Congress, calling for protections for East Rosebud Creek, a spectacular stream that rushes off the granite shoulders of the Beartooth Mountains through undulating ranchlands. East Rosebud is a stronghold for native cutthroat trout.

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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: Common sense works to keep people and grizzly bears safe
Latest News: Greater Yellowstone Coalition’s Wildlife Program Coordinator, Chris Colligan, just returned from a successful service project working with the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF) and The Wilderness Society to celebrate the Wilderness Act and keep ...
Wolverine: Greater Yellowstone a Refuge
Latest News:  On August 12, 2014 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s announced its decision (read here) to abandon proposed protections for the wolverine ignoring the best available science, including advice from the Service’s own ...
Yellowstone Bison: Room to roam at last?
Latest News: Our vision of wild Yellowstone bison roaming appropriate landscapes across the West and Midwest is closer to fruition. On Monday, June 30, the government announced a proposal to use wild Yellowstone bison to create ...
Wolves: Season Setting Underway
Latest News: Montana is proposing a Wolf Conservation Stamp that will allow wolf advocates to fund proactive non-lethal tools for livestock producers, wolf monitoring, education, habitat protection, and additional enforcement by game wardens in wolf ...
Elk Feedgrounds: It is time to phase out feeding
Latest News: Magnificent and truly wild animals are thrilling to watch -- which is why we continue to encourage the Bridger-Teton National Forest not to permit the unnatural practice of feeding elk at Alkali Creek just ...
U.S. Sheep Station: Obsolete and harmful to iconic wildlife
Latest News: In a bolt out of the blue, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced June 25 that it plans to close the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station come November 2014 for budgetary reasons, Idaho. This ...
Pronghorn: Saving ancient migration corridors
Latest News: One sure way to ensure animals have safe passage on their annual migrations is with wildlife crossings. Anyone driving from Jackson to Pinedale, Wyoming, can see the results of coordinated efforts -- including ...
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 ...