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Science And Conservation Center

Guest opinion: Wild horses, urban deer, roaming bison and dead ideas

Guest opinion: Wild horses, urban deer, roaming bison and dead ideas

More than 35,000 wild horses live on public lands, without rational or effective management, and cost the taxpayers $75 million annually.

December 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Contraceptive reduces birth rate of famous bison herd

Contraceptive reduces birth rate of famous bison herd

It seems like a story made for film.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Wild animal birth control: politics vs. science

Wild animal birth control: politics vs. science

The management of wild horse herds and flourishing urban deer populations is so politically charged that science often gets pushed aside, said Jay Kirkpatrick, of the Billings-based Science and Conservation Center.

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Local nonprofit gets $100k for wild horse fertility control

Local nonprofit gets $100k for wild horse fertility control

It’s been a good couple of months for the Science and Conservation Center, a Billings-based nonprofit that develops wildlife contraceptives.

April 16, 2012 4:00 pmLoading…
EPA approves horse contraceptive produced by local nonprofit

EPA approves horse contraceptive produced by local nonprofit

Dr. Jay F. Kirkpatrick believes the key to wildlife population control isn't in culling out the existing population but in addressing its reproduction.

February 16, 2012 9:15 pm Photos

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