Stories tagged: bison
Mon., May 20, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
Springtime on the prairie is loud. Streams splish and splash. Frogs peep and sing. Prairie dogs chirp. Greater sage-grouse and other birds such as short-eared owls and northern harriers return …
Wed., March 27, 2019, 2:57 p.m.
More than 300 bison have been culled from Yellowstone National Park during the current effort to keep the park’s herd at a manageable level.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 6 a.m.
From informational pamphlets handed out to tourists at the gates of Yellowstone National Park to roadside informational signs and displays in its visitor center, the park’s staff try to teach …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park officials plan to capture 600 to 900 bison to slaughter this winter for the continuing effort to manage the herd’s population.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park was arrested in Glacier National Park in the third disturbance in less than a week …
UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018, 6:26 p.m.
The impending change in Yellowstone National Park superintendents shouldn’t disrupt the progress of a quarantine program created to produce brucellosis-free bison, officials said.
Fri., May 18, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
A 72-year-old man has been charged with animal cruelty after seven starving bison were removed from a Chimacum Valley Field last month.
Wed., May 16, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park is launching a new program to capture and quarantine wild bison with the goal of establishing new, disease-free herds across the nation, park officials said Tuesday.
Wed., May 2, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
A bison rammed a 72-year-old Idaho woman and tossed her off a trail as she walked in Yellowstone National Park.
Mon., March 12, 2018, 12:19 p.m.
Three people who were arrested while protesting the slaughter of bison near Yellowstone National Park have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges and are banned from the park for 5 years.
Tue., March 6, 2018, 4:44 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park officials say rangers arrested two people who were trying to chain themselves to a corral where wild bison are held.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
At least 96 bison attempting to migrate from Yellowstone National Park into Montana have been captured for potential slaughter under a program meant to shield livestock from disease.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, noon
A federal judge ordered U.S. wildlife officials to reconsider a 2015 decision that blocked Endangered Species Act protections for the iconic bison herds that roam Yellowstone National Park.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Bison managers expect between 600 and 900 of the animals at Yellowstone National Park will be culled this winter by hunting or slaughter.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Grand Teton National Park rangers are investigating a traffic accident that left four bison dead in northwest Wyoming.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
A recently released Yellowstone National Park bison status report says officials are looking to cap this winter’s cull of bison at 1,250.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
The annual bison roundup at the National Bison Range will happen a bit later than usual this year, and will have less public access.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
The National Park Service plans to thin a herd of bison in the Grand Canyon through roundups and by seeking volunteers who are physically fit and proficient with a gun …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
The National Park Service will use skilled shooters, capture and other methods to reduce the Grand Canyon’s bison population by more than half.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Yellowstone National Park has decided to convert part of its bison trap into a temporary brucellosis quarantine facility.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Yellowstone National Park is taking steps toward turning part of its bison trap at the northern edge of the park into a certified brucellosis quarantine facility.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
The staff at an animal sanctuary in Oregon had tried all they could to find their blind bison named Helen a pasture pal.
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 6:11 p.m.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has reversed plans to give management of Montana’s National Bison Range to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, saying that he is committed to not …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has halted plans to transfer management of Montana’s National Bison Range to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Operations to kill bison in Yellowstone National Park for slaughter have come to an end, with more than 1,200 bison culled this winter.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
Wildlife officials estimate nearly 1,000 Yellowstone National Park bison have been killed this season.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. – Unusually deep snow in Grand Teton National Park has made life dangerous for bison lumbering on the park’s only plowed highway and for motorists traveling the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday started shipping hundreds of wild bison to slaughter for disease control, as a quarantine facility on a Montana Indian reservation that could help spare many …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
A deal disclosed Thursday will allow the mass slaughter of hundreds of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park, while sparing 25 animals that American Indian tribes want to start …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has blocked the impending slaughter of hundreds of Yellowstone National Park bison over disease concerns until a temporary home can be found for 40 animals wanted …