Leaders of Native American tribes and First Nations in the U.S. and Canada have signed a treaty to restore bison along the international border.
A decision is expected in mid-2015 on a proposal to capture and quarantine wild bison from Yellowstone National Park so disease-free animals can be relocated to create new herds, Yellowstone’s chief scientist said.
Wildlife advocates have filed a legal petition to stop the capture and mass slaughter of wild bison leaving Yellowstone National Park during their winter migration.
GREAT FALLS — For 2,000 miles, two young cow bison rode in a horse trailer from near Malta to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., earlier this summer.
The Milky Way stretches above the lighted yurts of Yellowstone Expeditions. The camp is located a half-mile away from the Lower Falls in Yellowstone National Park.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Hunters haven't had much success at the start of the annual Jackson Hole bison hunt in northwest Wyoming.
Bull bison battle in an annual mating ritual for the right to breed with females in a scene from Roqueta’s documentary.
A state-leased helicopter pushes a bison back into Yellowstone National Park near West Yellowstone, an annual spring roundup by the Montana Department of Livestock.
After growing up in Florida, Eddie Roqueta decided to pursue a graduate degree at Montana State University in Science and Natural History Filmmaking. His thesis project from last year on Yellowstone’s bison is titled “Silencing the Thunder.”
Roqueta’s next film project is on sun bears in Malaysia, an area he visited last year.
In “Silencing the Thunder,” Paradise Valley rancher Druska Kinkie advocates for greater control of bison to avoid harming longtime Montana ranchers.
Yellowstone National Park administrators are recommending the removal of roughly 900 bison next winter through hunting, shipments to slaughter and for research purposes.
HELENA — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed a new agreement to share management of the National Bison Range with American Indian tribes claiming historical and cultural ties to the land, following the failure of two previous deals in the past decade.
Bison graze June 19 near a stream in Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park is seeking public comment on a proposal to capture and quarantine wild bison so disease-free animals can be relocated to create new herds outside the park, Yellowstone officials said Wednesday.
HELENA — Although tribes of the Blackfoot Confederacy have historically relied on bison for food, shelter and clothing, free-ranging bison have not been part of the sweeping landscape just east of the Northern Rockies in Montana and Canada for more than a century.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A judge has refused to reduce a fine against a man who chained himself to a concrete-filled drum to protest the slaughter of bison from Yellowstone National Park earlier this year.
Bison proponents and opponents Tuesday created four example alternatives under which a test herd would be released somewhere in Montana.
Of the more than 30 people who spoke to a state bison discussion group on Monday, about the only thing they could agree on is that the large mammals are a controversial issue.