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Bison hunt starts slowly in northwest Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. — Hunters haven't had much success at the start of the annual Jackson Hole bison hunt in northwest Wyoming.

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Bison fight

Bison fight

Bull bison battle in an annual mating ritual for the right to breed with females in a scene from Roqueta’s documentary.

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Copter push

Copter push

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.

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'Silencing the Thunder' poster

'Silencing the Thunder' poster

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Eddie Roqueta

Eddie Roqueta

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.”

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Sun bear

Sun bear

Roqueta’s next film project is on sun bears in Malaysia, an area he visited last year.

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Druska Kinkie

Druska Kinkie

In “Silencing the Thunder,” Paradise Valley rancher Druska Kinkie advocates for greater control of bison to avoid harming longtime Montana ranchers.

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Yellowstone recommends removing about 900 bison

Yellowstone recommends removing about 900 bison

Yellowstone National Park administrators are recommending the removal of roughly 900 bison next winter through hunting, shipments to slaughter and for research purposes.

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New agreement proposed for bison range management

New agreement proposed for bison range management

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.

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Yellowstone bison

Yellowstone bison

Bison graze June 19 near a stream in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone considers quarantine program for bison

Yellowstone considers quarantine program for bison

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.

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Tribes bring bison plan to legislative panel

Tribes bring bison plan to legislative panel

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.

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Federal judge won't reduce bison protester's fine

Federal judge won't reduce bison protester's fine

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.

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Group offers up ideas to formulate new state bison management plan

Group offers up ideas to formulate new state bison management plan

Bison proponents and opponents Tuesday created four example alternatives under which a test herd would be released somewhere in Montana.

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Advisory panel hears concerns about bison reintroduction from public

Advisory panel hears concerns about bison reintroduction from public

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.

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Bison Discussion Group

Bison Discussion Group

Members of the diverse Bison Discussion Group include lawmakers, agency officials and representatives from agriculture and conservation.

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Bison poll

Bison poll

Sierra Stoneberg-Holt shows the results of a survey of Valley County residents as Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks convened the Bison Discussion Group at the Big Horn Resort on Monday.

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Bison sign

Bison sign

Signs saying “No Free Roaming Bison” could be seen as the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks convened the Bison Discussion Group at the Big Horn Resort on Monday. About 50 people attended the first day of the two day meeting. More than 30 people stood up to comment.

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Ups and Downs:

Room to roam. With the bison population inside Yellowstone Park topping 4,600, the U.S. Department of Interior released a report identifying 20 possible bison relocation sites on federal lands in 10 states. However, it will be at least five years before any Yellowstone bison can be relocate…

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Montana tries to move on bison conservation

Montana officials are reviving efforts to craft a statewide bison-conservation plan that stalled amid a backlash from ranchers worried about new herds competing with cattle.

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