Montana's decision to let migrating bison roam freely across 70,000 acres outside Yellowstone National Park was upheld by a court ruling Monday that dismissed a pair of lawsuits challenging the policy.
LIVINGSTON — The Park County undersheriff says his agency received 30 to 40 bison complaints last year when animals left Yellowstone National Park in search of food.
Bison could roam year-round in large areas adjacent to Yellowstone National Park under a proposal released Monday by Montana officials who want to further ease restrictions on the iconic, burly animals.
A northern corner of Yellowstone National Park degraded by decades of inappropriate use and overrun with nonnative vegetation is showing signs of recovery following the first four years of a 10-year study.
State wildlife officials say they plan to allow bison back into the Gardiner Basin north of Yellowstone National Park this winter.
PRAY — Federal and Montana agencies hit an impasse Thursday on what to do with bison leaving Yellowstone National Park — even as biologists predicted this winter’s migration could top 1,000 animals.
HELENA — Montana's three-month public bison hunt opened Tuesday in areas outside Yellowstone National Park, including for the first time in Park County's Gardiner Basin.
The state of Montana is negotiating a potential settlement with Park County officials who sued to block the migration of wild bison out of Yellowstone National Park, attorneys for the two sides said Wednesday.
Montana's newfound tolerance toward wild bison is heading to trial as cattle ranchers and county officials seek to prevent a repeat of last year's mass migration of hundreds of the animals out of Yellowstone National Park.
Park County commissioners and livestock industry representatives are seeking to block a new agreement that allows bison from Yellowstone National Park to roam freely in a southern Montana valley for the first time in decades.