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  • Yellowstone's wandering bison

    The deadline for public comments on a plan to manage Yellowstone's wandering bison has been extended to Nov. 2.

  • Critics slam bison plan

    Critics blast Yellowstone's draft management plan for bison, which would quarantine, vaccinate and reduce the size of the herd to deal with the threat of brucellosis.

  • Bison sleek, but suspect

    Montana is prepared to fight a new federal proposal that would allow "low-risk" bison unlikely to spread brucellosis to leave Yellowstone National Park without being killed.

  • Buffering buffalo

    A draft report from the National Academy of Sciences confirms that 30-40 percent of Yellowstone bison test positive for brucellosis but concludes that the risk of them infecting cattle is almost nonexistent.

  • Activists "shepherd' wayward bison

    Activists seek to protect Yellowstone's bison from another slaughter by physically shepherding wandering bison back onto protected land.

  • Bison killing goes inside

    Park officials in Yellowstone give rangers permission to shoot bison heading out of the park this winter.

  • Microbes for sale here

    Yellowstone Park officials sign a contract that formally opens the park's hot springs to "bioprospecting," allowing the San Diego company, Diversa Corp., to collect samples of hot-water microbes called thermophiles.

  • Politics tangles with science

    In their own words, ecologist Charles Kay denounces Yellowstone's policy of "natural regulation," while ecologist Mark Boyce defends it.

  • One scientist's forbidden fruit

    Scientist Richard Keigley studies Yellowstone's trees to back up his contention that the park's elk herds are out of control and need regulation.

  • Is nature running too wild in Yellowstone?

    Maverick ecologist Richard Keigley believes Yellowstone's policy of "natural regulation" is not working and, in fact, is harming the park - especially with the park's elk herds, which he says are overgrazing their ranges.

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