Some 5,250 cubic feet of water is being released from the Jackson Lake Dam every second, about 22 times the volume of water coming in. As a result the lake level is dropping up to 5 inches per day. 

Mike has reported on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem's wildlife, wildlands and the agencies that manage them since 2012. A native Minnesotan, he arrived in the West to study environmental journalism at the University of Colorado.

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