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    To the south, bison and cattle coexist

    While the Yellowstone bison are slaughtered , south of the park near Grand Teton National Park, cattle have grazed next to brucellosis-infected bison and elk for 75 years with no problems.

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    'Humane is what's best for humans'

    Yellowstone National Park photographer Jim Peaco, in his own words, on the bison slaughter.

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    Federal agency was careless with a live vaccine

    The federal agency APHIS has broken scientific protocol by experimenting with a live brucellosis vaccine in bison herds in national parks and a national wildlife refuge without knowledge and consent of the Park Service.

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    For bison, it's deja vu all over again

    The history of bison in Yellowstone National Park is a century of human manipulation of wildlife.

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    No home on the range

    The deliberate slaughter of bison straying from Yellowstone National Park - killed because the brucellosis they may carry might endanger livestock - provokes a storm of protest, and calls into question the concept of wildlife management in the park.

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    'I kill them and cook them'

    In his own words, Mac Carelli, owner of C&C Meats in Sheridan, Wyo., describes how he deals with bison carcasses.

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    When parks close, towns lose

    A report by the National Parks and Conservation Association says that gateway communities suffered big economic losses when national parks closed during the 1996 government shutdown.

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    Grizzlies and tourism collide on Wyoming road

    The proposed widening and straightening of Highway 14-16-20, the link between Cody, Wyo., and Yellowstone National Park, raises tremendous controversy between tourism boosters and environmentalist critics.

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    Grand Canyon rafting fees inflate

    Rafting fees to float the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon are being increased this year.

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    Silence wins in Colorado

    The FAA bans all commercial overflights of Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park without much opposition.

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    Money can't buy a full season

    Higher entrance fees at Yellowstone won't necessarily keep the park open, because the money needs to go to repair roads and buildings, park officials warn.

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    Horses, bikes push into petroglyph park

    Environmentalists and Native Americans object to a proposed Park Service management plan that would develop bike and horse trails in New Mexico's Petroglyph National Monument.

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    It will be noise as usual in Grand Canyon

    The FAA's new rules for overflights at Grand Canyon will not ease the noise problem at all, critics say.

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    Profound noise reigns

    Musician Paul Winter decries the growth in aircraft noise in the Grand Canyon since he first recorded music in the park 30 years ago.

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    Wildlife plan teams with controversy

    "Teaming with Wildlife," a proposal to raise money for wildlife conservation and outdoor recreation by adding a small change to the cost of bird-seed, kayaks, hiking boots, etc., faces opposition from both the left and right.

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