Stories tagged: bison
Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
With the 2019-2020 high school basketball season just weeks away, the Great Falls High girls basketball team heads into the year with a fresh mentality and a new game plan.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
A study of grazing in Yellowstone National Park found that bison essentially mow and fertilize their own food. This allows them to graze in one area for two to three …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019
Singing in front of others isn’t easy, and neither is being a running back. Gabe Longin excels at both.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
U.S. wildlife officials rejected petitions Thursday to protect Yellowstone National Park’s storied bison herds but pledged to consider more help for two other species – a tiny, endangered squirrel in …
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
The Great Falls Lady Bison took on Billings West in a Saturday matinee matchup.
Thu., June 27, 2019
When Kevin Davidson, who owns property off Glenrose Road, decided to take in orphaned bison, his neighbor Jennifer Kofmehl was there to help, proving friends – and bison – can …
Fri., June 21, 2019
For spectacular wildlife viewing, there’s nothing quite like the annual bison breeding season in Yellowstone National Park’s Hayden Valley in late July and August.
Mon., May 20, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Grand Teton National Park rangers are investigating a traffic accident that left four bison dead in northwest Wyoming.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
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
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
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
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
Yellowstone National Park has decided to convert part of its bison trap into a temporary brucellosis quarantine facility.
Mon., June 26, 2017
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
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
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 …