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Yellowstone’s Elk Creek gets treatment to poison non-native fish

Wildlife biologists in Yellowstone National Park will introduce a fish toxin next week into Elk Creek to remove the non-native brook trout as part of Yellowstone's Native Fish Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment, which was approved in May 2011. Park officials said the project will not impact the nearby Yellowstone River, and is designed to affect Elk Creek and its tributaries, including Lost and Yancey creeks near Tower Junction in the Yellowstone River drainage. Continue Reading →

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Yellowstone to release fish toxin to help restore native fish in Grayling Creek

Wildlife managers in Yellowstone National Park are planning this week to release a fish toxin in Grayling Creek as part of a long-term plan to restore native fish populations to the waterway in the Madison River drainage. Visitors are advised to avoid drinking water from Grayling Creek and nearby waters through the end of the month. Continue Reading →

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