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New Book on American Bison Available Online

HOT OFF THE PRESS! Yellowstone Bison: Conserving an American Icon in Modern Society Edited by P.J. White, Rick L. Wallen, and David E. Hallac This book examines the history of bison conservation and management in the United States, compiles the … Continue reading

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Article: Wolves and Trophic Cascades by Doug Smith

Check out the new article on our web site — Wolves and Trophic Cascades: What is All the Controversy About?, written by Doug Smith of the Yellowstone wolf project! Photo source: Doug Smith

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2013 Yellowstone Wolf Report Now Available Online

The National Park Service has published the 2013 Yellowstone Wolf Project Annual Report.  You can read the executive summary here, and download the complete official report here. Some highlights: 95 wolves in 10 packs, including 8 breeding pairs, lived primarily in … Continue reading

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Study Suggests Reintroduction of Wolves Most Effective At Large Scale

Researchers from Oregon State University have reviewed fur trap data for the entire Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba — an area covering nearly 1.3 million square kilometers of land.  Their study focused on the relationship between populations of wolves, … Continue reading

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USU Study Finds Yellowstone Wolf Population Self-Regulates

A recent study by Utah State University and University of Oxford, following 280 collared wolves in Yellowstone National Park over 13 years, found that wolf populations in the park self-limit, in that wolves will fight more as populations grow. This … Continue reading

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