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Judge upholds Montana's free-roaming-bison plan

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.

January 07, 2013 2:09 pmLoading…
Witnesses testify in Park County bison trial

Witnesses testify in Park County bison trial

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.

August 15, 2012 6:15 pmLoading…
Bison could roam year-round outside Yellowstone

Bison could roam year-round outside Yellowstone

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.

July 23, 2012 5:03 pmLoading…
Yellowstone Park restoration work progressing

Yellowstone Park restoration work progressing

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.

April 09, 2012 4:30 pm Photos

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Montana plans to let bison back into Gardiner Basin outside Yellowstone Park

State wildlife officials say they plan to allow bison back into the Gardiner Basin north of Yellowstone National Park this winter.

December 16, 2011 6:12 amLoading…
Federal and Montana agencies hit deadlock on Yellowstone bison exodus

Federal and Montana agencies hit deadlock on Yellowstone bison exodus

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.

December 01, 2011 4:00 pmLoading…
Montana's 3-month bison season under way

Montana's 3-month bison season under way

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.

November 15, 2011 5:05 pmLoading…
Montana, Park County discussing bison settlement

Montana, Park County discussing bison settlement

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.

October 26, 2011 12:46 pmLoading…
Future of Montana bison migrations headed to trial

Future of Montana bison migrations headed to trial

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.

October 25, 2011 1:26 pmLoading…

Park County officials want roaming bison reined in

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.

April 18, 2011 2:55 pmLoading…

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