- Bison protester arrested, charged for blocking road
- Study says bison from Yellowstone can be transferred to start new herds
- 17 more bison shipped to slaughter
- Yellowstone Park to send 44 additional bison to slaughter
- Yellowstone transfers 20 bison to tribe for slaughter
- Yellowstone plans slaughter of 300 to 600 bison
Protester Comfrey Jacobs sits chained to a 50-gallon drum filled with cement at the gate to the Stephens Creek bison capture facility in Yellowstone National Park on March 6.
Yellowstone National Park administrators say shipments of wild bison to slaughter are done for the winter after almost 600 animals were removed in an effort to shrink their numbers.
A federal judge had denied an injunction sought by wildlife advocates to block the slaughter of Yellowstone bison.
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer blocked the impending slaughter of hundreds of Yellowstone National Park bison on Tuesday, in a surprise move intended to spark an overhaul of how the federal government deals with the iconic but disease-plagued animals.
A federal judge on Monday denied a request from wildlife advocates to stop the planned slaughter of hundreds of wild bison from Yellowstone National Park that were captured as they migrated into Montana.
State and federal officials have captured 133 more wild bison from Yellowstone National Park for disease testing and possible slaughter.
Federal officials halted plans Friday to ship bison to slaughter from Yellowstone National Park after saying they first had to review a court challenge filed by wildlife advocates.
Disease testing began Wednesday on hundreds of captured bison from Yellowstone National Park, with federal officials saying those that test positive for brucellosis could be shipped to slaughter this week.
GILLETTE While people may joke that they are going to send an unruly horse to the "glue factory," it is a threat that now has little bite.
HELENA - A controversial bill encouraging the construction of horse slaughterhouses in Montana and restricting legal challenges to such facilities became law Friday without Gov. Brian Schweitzer's signature.