Yellowstone Science shares information from scientists and researchers with the public to highlight in-depth, science-based knowledge about the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

Yellowstone Science magazine is published annually and is free of charge. To subscribe, visit https://conta.cc/2C7NNUx or contact our office by phone at 307-344-2260. This publication is made possible by Yellowstone Forever, the park's educational and fundraising partner. Learn more at  https://www.yellowstone.org.

The Science Communications Office is part of the Yellowstone Center for Resources, a division of Yellowstone National Park, National Park Service. We may be reached by email at yell_science@nps.gov.

Archeologist Tom James surveying an archeological site.


Learn about archeology in Yellowstone and the 11,000 year human history that this study documents in this issue published in May, 2018.

A graphic showing the human body and the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone.


Learn more about our upcoming issue that examines efforts to monitor ecosystem health. This issue will be published in the fall of 2019.

Two collared wolves stand in a snow covered landscape on a bright winter day.

Using Radio Collars to Study Wolves

Since the reintroduction of gray wolves to Yellowstone National Park, radio collars have been used to monitor wolves. Learn more...

Researchers from Montana State University snowshoeing to their research site in Lower Geyser Basin.

Revealing Microbial Mysteries

How do microscopic heat-loving organisms live, and thrive, in the extreme conditions found in and around thermal features? Learn more...

Professor Aven Nelson is picturered in 1899 checking plant specimens.

Who is this 1899 botanist?

Professor Aven Nelson arrived in Yellowstone in 1899 to survey the park's plants on a 14 day expedition.

Last updated: May 2, 2019

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