Doug Smith

Doug Smith, senior wildlife biologist for Yellowstone National Park, examines the teeth of a wolf-killed bull elk. Smith is retiring today.

Doug Smith, the human face of Yellowstone National Park's wolf research and management program, is retiring.

The park announced Smith’s imminent departure Monday afternoon. His last day in the office is Tuesday.

Contact Billy Arnold at 732-7063 or barnold@jhnewsandguide.com.

Environmental Reporter

Billy Arnold has been covering the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and the people who manage it since January 2022. He previously spent two years covering Teton County government, and a year editing Scene. Tips welcomed.

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