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.

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Read about the efforts to monitor the health of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem...

Researcher examines a net in a bog.

Vital Sign Monitoring is Good Medicine

Ecosystems, like the human body, are complex arrangements of distinct components working together to function properly... LEARN MORE

A Pika sits on a rocky ledge

Surrogate Species

In essence, plants and animals can serve as “sensors” for tracking change, and these biological indicators can offer unique insights...

whitefish found dead along the banks of the Yellowstone River in 2016

The 2016 Yellowstone River Fish Kill

The 2016 mass mortality event in the Yellowstone River highlighted the complexities of fish disease...LEARN MORE

Three scientists peer into a collection net.

Our Scientists

The Yellowstone Center for Resources is home to a gifted and dedicated group of scientists. Learn more about them here.

Three bison move through deep winter snows.


Our upcoming issue focuses on the historic and current effect of grazing and other factors that influence ecosystem stability.

Last updated: October 17, 2019

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