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Expedition: Yellowstone! Forest and Stream Articles

The Capture of Ed Howell

"We published last week a brief telegram, announcing the capture of the notorious poacher Howell with the skins and hides of ten of the National Park buffalo which he had killed near Astringent Creek, in the Hayden Valley."
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Account of Howell's Capture

"...the first duty is to tell at first hand, and exclusively the story of the capture of the man Howell, who was caught in the act of butchering the Park buffalo."
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A Premium on Crime

"Every citizen shares with all the others the ownership in the wonders of our National pleasure ground, and when its natural features are defaced, its forests destroyed, and its game butchered, each one is injured by being robbed of so much that belongs to him."
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Additional News of Park Buffalo

"The additional news that Howell admits having been in the Park on the Pelican Valley for three winters, and he says there are only a few buffalo there, can only point to the conclusion, namely, that the total number left alive in the Park are even less than the Forest and Stream expedition of this winter would make out." |
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Our Park Game Exploration

"We announced in our issue of April 14 the Forest and Stream's enterprise of sending a staff expedition into the Yellowstone National Park. It was an enterprise with a purpose...to make real to sixty-five million people of this country and to their agents in Congress the Yellowstone Park of to-day; to awaken them to the perils which threaten it; to arouse them to the necessity of immediate action to rescue it from these perils."
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Park Poachers and Their Ways

"We announced in our issue of April 14 the Forest and Stream's enterprise of sending a staff expedition into the Yellowstone National Park. It was an enterprise with a purpose...to make real to sixty-five million people of this country and to their agents in Congress the Yellowstone Park of to-day; to awaken them to the perils which threaten it; to arouse them to the necessity of immediate action to rescue it from these perils."
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Save the Park Buffalo

"It is but a short time since we announced the capture of a poacher in the National Park, and the fact that he had killed eleven buffalo, and this announcement greatly surprised and alarmed all who are interested in the National Park and all public spirited citizens as well."
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Did You Know?

Fire in Yellowstone Pineland in 1988

The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.