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Weekly News Roundup – September 7, 2012

9/7/2012 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Climate Threat to America’s Future Can’t be Laughed Off September 7 – Last night, President Obama delivered his nomination […] Read more >

Bison, Lamar Valley, WY

Photo of the Day: Single File, Please

8/23/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Herd of bison reflected in a seasonal pool near Buffalo Ford, Wyoming Photo by Flickr member Darlene Bushue See more of Darlene Bushue’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to […] Read more >

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Bison Get More Room to Roam on Fort Peck

7/26/2012 // By Garrit Voggesser

This March, the National Wildlife Federation, our tribal partners and other wildlife advocates achieved a tremendous conservation victory when 61 wild Yellowstone bison that had spent years in quarantine right outside Yellowstone National Park were relocated to the Fort Peck […] Read more >

Bison and calf

Photo of the Day: Buffalove

6/28/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Bison and Calf Photo by Flickr member East Wind See more of East Wind’s photos on Flickr>> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images […] Read more >

Bison calves by Glatz Nature Photography

Photo of the Day: Lean On Me

6/7/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

“Bison Calf Pillow” Photo by Flickr member Glatz Nature Photography See more photos by Glatz Nature Photography on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! […] Read more >

Bison cow with her calf, Yellowstone National Park

Photo of the Day: A Mother’s Love

5/13/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Happy Mother’s Day! Thanks Mom, For the Gift of Nature – How did your mom give you the gift of nature? Share your story and read others’ memories! Wildlife Moms Photo Gallery – See more photos of wildlife mothers from […] Read more >

Photo by Beth Pratt

First Baby Bison Calf Born on Tribal Lands on Earth Day

4/30/2012 // By Alexis Bonogofsky

On a warm and breezy Earth Day on the prairies of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northeastern Montana, a wondrous event occurred. A bison calf was born. Why is this baby bison so special? He is the first calf […] Read more >

Bison released at Fort Peck, MT

Amazing Photos and Video of the Return of Wild Bison to Tribal Lands

3/26/2012 // By Garrit Voggesser

More than a century after they disappeared, wild bison once again roam Montana’s Northern Great Plains. On March 19, 2012, more than 60 bison were loaded onto trucks near Yellowstone National Park and driven to Montana’s Fort Peck Reservation for […] Read more >

Bison on the Fort Peck Reservation, credit: Ted Wood/The Story Group for NWF

Wild Bison Homecoming for Indian Tribes

3/19/2012 // By Garrit Voggesser

By the turn of the 19th-century, less than one hundred of the original 30 million bison remained in North America. This iconic American species, it seemed, was doomed to extinction at the hands of over-hunting and the westward migration of European-Americans. […] Read more >

Bison and calf by Dick Forehand

6 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Bison

2/29/2012 // By Judith Kohler

The bison, shaggy behemoth of the Great Plains, despite weighing as much as a ton, can race up to 40 mph, jump up to 6 feet vertically and can quickly pivot to combat predators. Unfortunately this mighty beast is not […] Read more >