The Yellowstone bison wars begin anew. 
This time, however, it’s a much different and important battle…
by Kit Fischer
As deep snows continue to accumulate on the high Yellowstone Plateau and bison begin their inevitable migration out of the national park, Montana’s Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks, and Board of Livestock once again are at odds over where America’s largest wild bison herd should be allowed to roam.
Government agents have begun capturing and sending to slaughter bison from Yellowstone National Park. They’ve announced plan to slaughter as many as 600 this winter. But while wildlife managers agree that the park can sustain just so many bison, significantly more habitat could be available to bison just outside the park…
(read more: National Wildlife)

The Yellowstone bison wars begin anew.

This time, however, it’s a much different and important battle…

by Kit Fischer

As deep snows continue to accumulate on the high Yellowstone Plateau and bison begin their inevitable migration out of the national park, Montana’s Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks, and Board of Livestock once again are at odds over where America’s largest wild bison herd should be allowed to roam.

Government agents have begun capturing and sending to slaughter bison from Yellowstone National Park. They’ve announced plan to slaughter as many as 600 this winter. But while wildlife managers agree that the park can sustain just so many bison, significantly more habitat could be available to bison just outside the park…

(read more: National Wildlife)

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    Bisonte en la nieve. Bison in the snow.
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    Bison are a taonga to Native Americans. I don’t read about them being consulted…
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