Yellowstone InDepth Video Feature
What have we discovered about Yellowstone's wildlife, geysers, and other natural features? How can we learn from the park's history to help us protect its future?
The mountain goat is not native to Yellowstone. It has come into the park from areas to the north where it was introduced for hunting purposes. Since migrating to the park this goat has become a threat to big horn sheep and our alpine. To learn more about mountain goat research in the park, watch this video.
Duration: 6 minutes
Many people come to Yellowstone to see the fantastic landscapes. Wise visitors also come to experience the amazing soundscapes. This video provides some insight into the value of natural sounds in wild places and how the park is monitoring those sounds as well as the sounds created by humans.
Duration: 11 minutes
Episode 3: Bears - A Yellowstone Love Story
Everyone loves the bears in Yellowstone. In the park's early years, people fed them along the roadside and they learned to beg and scavenge at hotels, campgrounds, and the park's garbage dumps. But was the era of the "beggar bear" ultimately good for the people or the bears? Find out how this love affair has evolved over time.
Duration: 9 minutes
Episode 2: Troubled Waters
On the surface, Yellowstone's waters look placid and pristine. But look closer-things aren't quite what they seem. There's trouble in the waters: Aquatic invaders-including fish, parasites, and snails-are moving in on native species. Follow three scientists as they search for answers in restoring health to Yellowstone's lakes and rivers.
Duration: 7 minutes
Episode 1: Yellowstone's Restless Giant
Did You Know?
At peak summer levels, 3,500 employees work for Yellowstone National Park concessioners and about 800 work for the National Park Service.