Tag: Yellowstone National Park
"The court's ruling is a critical piece in protecting Yellowstone's Gateway from the menace of gold mining."
Judge Dana Christensen ruled that the Fish and Wildlife Service failed to consider the effects of the recovery of bears living throughout the country when it chose to remove protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.
The National Park Service is scheduled to capture and facilitate the killing of up to 900 bison inside Yellowstone Park starting on Feb. 15. During the capture and kill operation, the park service closes parts of the park to public access.