Drone Use in Greater Yellowstone

Photo courtesy of Dobson Entertainment A Guide to Responsible Drone Use in Greater Yellowstone Visitors journey to the Greater Yellowstone region to experience the beauty of pristine wilderness. Capturing memories of the experience is a top priority for many and recreational drones have increased in popularity among area visitors. Drones allow explorers to catch aerial

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Bison, Not Buffalo

The animal that most Americans call a buffalo is actually a bison. There are only 2 buffalo types in the world, and those are the Water Buffalo (found in Asia) and the Cape Buffalo (found in Africa). Early American settlers called bison “bufello” due to the similar appearance between the two animals, and the name

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Yellowstone’s Lamar Buffalo Ranch

Bison herd with calves in Lamar Valley; Neal Herbert/Yellowstone National Park The Lamar Valley in Yellowstone is home to the Lamar Buffalo Ranch.  The ranch was established in 1907 when 28 bison were moved there from Fort Yellowstone.  The purpose was to help preserve one of the last free-roaming bison herds in the United States.

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