• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.

    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

Publications Related to Wildlife and Science

These publications have been produced by the National Park Service staff over the years to facilitate understanding of the various wildlife resources and scientific issues in Yellowstone.

 

WILDLIFE-RELATED

Stop Aquatic Invasive Species A brochure with graphic illustrations of aquatic invasive species in Yellowstone (502 KB pdf)

The Ecology of Bison Movements and Distribution In and Beyond Yellowstone - April 2005

The Bison of Yellowstone National Park, an historic document from 1973

Record of Decision for Final Environmental Impact Statement and Bison Management Plan (1MB pdf)

Summary Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Interagency Bison Management Plan for the State of Montana and Yellowstone National Park (html version)

Yellowstone Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences Annual Reports - Reports for 2002 and 2008.

Protection of Native Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout in Yellowstone Lake (627K pdf)

Yellowstone Bird Reports - Annual bird reports from the Yellowstone Center for Resources.

The Yellowstone Lake Crisis: Confronting a Lake Trout Invasion (746K pdf).

The Effects of Winter Recreation on Wildlife of the Greater Yellowstone Area: A Literature Review and Assessment Full Document (1.5MB pdf) Smaller pdf sections.

Yellowstone Wolf Project Annual Reports - Reports beginning with the 1995 reintroduction of wolves to the park to the present date.

Northern Range Newspaper (210K pdf).

 

SCIENCE IN YELLOWSTONE

The Yellowstone National Park Superintendent"s 2008 Report on Natural Resource Vital Signs (2.2 MB pdf) is a new effort to report annually on the status and trends of key natural resources that serve as indicators for assessing ecosystem health. For a version with high quality graphics, please click here (7.7 MB pdf).

Yellowstone Science - A journal devoted to the natural and cultural sciences.

Exotic Vegetation Management in Yellowstone (319 KB pdf)

10th Biennial Scientific Conference, Questioning Greater Yellowstone"s Future: Climate, Land Use, and Invasive Species

Archive of Biennial Scientific Conference Proceedings

Reports from Park Geologists

Wetland Resources of Yellowstone National Park

Investigators" Annual Reports These publications are a compilation of research done in Yellowstone National Park in recent years.

Greater Yellowstone Area Air Quality Assessment, November 2005 (335K pdf)

Yellowstone Center for Resources Annual Reports - Reports in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format from 1998 to 2009.

Scientific Research in Yellowstone - Searchable reference / bibliographic citation database hosted by Washington State University.

"The Quaternary and Pliocene Yellowstone Volcanic Field of Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana." Courtesy of Bob Christiansen and the USGS.

 

Did You Know?

Seventh Cavalry Ensignia Pin.

Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.