Everyone has heard the expression, “where the buffalo roam.” But there haven’t always been wide-roaming herds. Millions of bison roamed the Great Plains until a mass slaughter began in the early 1800s and by the late 1880s, fewer than 1,000 bison remained. Thanks to the work of Native American tribes, government agencies, and conservation groups… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Bison
Over the last decade, the conservation community has contributed significantly to bison conservation, helping to bring back America’s national mammal.
Today, thanks to major conservation efforts and partners, bison have returned to the prairies of Badlands National Park.
If you’re a wildlife lover—and we know you are—one of the best things about spring is that newly born wild animals have begun making their first forays into the world.
A new proposal from the National Park Service could send some bison to tribal and public lands for conservation, instead of sending them to slaughter. Learn more and tell officials you support this plan!