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    10/11/2017
    Bryan talks with David Quammen, author of both fiction and non-fiction, and the sole writer of National Geographic Magazine’s May 2016 issue on Yellowstone in honor of the centennial of the National Park Service. He also published Yellowstone: A Journey Through America’s Wild Heart” in August of 2016. They talk about a number of issues affecting the park. 

    Discussion includes the following:
    • Is Yellowstone too small? Yellowstone National Park as a part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and how animals move beyond the boundaries of the park (1:38).
    • Is Yellowstone being loved to death? (5:55)
    • Creeping Crisis (10:45)
    • Impact of visitation (12:58)
    • Lake trout and invasive species (20:20)
    • Interconnectedness of ecology and policy: rescue of the American Bison (27:52)
    • Wolf conservation (35:25)
    • What gives us hope? Optimism, positive stories including grizzly bears (40:14)
    • How to be a good visitor and friend to the park (42:12)

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