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As the outbreak of disease hit the Yellowstone and the press over the last two weeks, a common expression has been a demand to “do something about water.” The truth is, much is being done to address water shortages and their effects on the Yellowstone River and its tributaries, yet the most [ READ MORE... ]
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From Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks: FWP opens two stretches of the Yellowstone River Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks opened two sections of the Yellowstone River Thursday, due to the improvement of environmental conditions that led FWP to close the river and all of its associated tributaries on [ READ MORE... ]
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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON August 27, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
My Ranch
She first came west in a 1914 Cadillac. She was an eight year-old girl with two little sisters crammed into an open car, the hot, oppressive flatland wind in their hair. Their father changed a tire every few hundred miles, stewing in prairie heat. The mountain air must have been sweet relief and it [ READ MORE... ]
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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON August 26, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
We fight for common soil
Growing up in New Mexico, you finished what you were doing on Friday and drove into the mountains, first with Mom and Dad, then, once you got your driver’s license, by yourself or with friends. In the fall, you hunted and cut firewood, and in the winter you skied. During summer, you fished. If you [ READ MORE... ]
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One morning in early July 1847, my great, great grandfather awoke next to Wilford Woodruff, future fourth president of the LDS Church, in the vanguard company of Mormon pioneers on their way to the valley of the Great Salt Lake. Camp this day was at Fort Bridger in present-day Wyoming.
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When disease combines with stressful stream conditions, small problems that might typically fall under the radar screen become transformed into headline events. Yellowstone River is a case in point. State officials noted that drought and warm water were contributing factors to a disease outbreak [ READ MORE... ]
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The Yellowstone River is a crown jewel among the world’s trout fisheries, but not by accident. Like most major rivers in the United States, the Yellowstone has suffered abuses of pollution, flow diversions, invasive species, and loss of floodplain.
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From the Outdoor Alliance: America's public lands belong to all of us. No matter where you live, how much money is in your bank account, or where you grew up, you own some of the most stunning places in the country.
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While the Yellowstone River has been closed due to the spread of Proliferative Kidney Disease among whitefish, Trout Unlimited urges those attending not to change their plans. 
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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON August 19, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Yellowstone River Closed
Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks announced today they would close the Yellowstone River to stem the spread of a parasitic disease killing whitefish. The closure is supported by Trout Unlimited and its state affiliate, Montana Trout Unlimited.
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