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Yellowstone Park proposes killing 1,000 bison this winter

posted on November 20, 2015 at 5:16 PM

It marks the continuation of a controversial agreement reached in 2000 between Montana and the federal government that was meant to prevent the spread of the disease brucellosis from bison to livestock. Full Story

Nebraska Rancher Seeks Markets for Bison

posted on November 20, 2015 at 2:24 PM

Nebraska Rancher Seeks Markets for Bison
It’s been said that good fences make good neighbors. But for one Nebraskan, these fortifications are a gateway – to his vision of restoring magnificence to the Great Plains. Full Story

Yellowstone urges tourist common sense amid bison attacks

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:38 PM

A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air graphically warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park not to get too close to bison: They're wild animals and can be very dangerous. Full Story

Alternatives for Yellowstone bison management offered

posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:48 PM

The state of Montana and federal officials have drafted new management options for bison at Yellowstone National Park that range from letting the population grow to more than 7,000 of the animals, to driving down their numbers below 3,000. Full Story

Feds Consider Sending Bison to Grand Canyon, Iowa, etc.

posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:37 AM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal wildlife officials on Monday listed 20 parcels of public lands in 10 states that could be suitable for bison from Yellowstone National Park, but said it would be years before any relocations of the... Full Story

Yellowstone: Bison Slaughters Done for the Season

posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:08 AM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park ended shipments of wild bison to slaughter for the winter on Friday after almost 600 were removed in an effort to shrink the number of animals that cross into Montana during their annual winter... Full Story

Yellowstone planning for large bison slaughter

posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:55 PM

Yellowstone National Park administrators say they plan to ship as many as 600 bison to slaughter this winter if harsh conditions inside the park spur a large migration of the animals into Montana. Full Story

Bison transferred to reservation from Yellowstone

posted on August 23, 2013 at 3:11 PM

Bison once helped sustain Native Americans on the plains of Montana. Now, Indians on the Fort Belknap Reservation say it's time they returned the favor. Full Story

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