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Bison bone bed being back hoed

2,000-year-old Bison Bone Bed Destroyed on Crow Reservation

10/24/2012 // By Alexis Bonogofsky

Last summer, a 2,000-year-old national treasure was dug up with a backhoe. The Sarpy Creek Bison Kill site, as it is now known, is located on the Crow Reservation in southeastern Montana.Why was this site, a probable candidate for a […] Read more >

Lone Yellowstone Bison

Restoring Buffalo to their Home on the Range

10/19/2012 // By Sarah Pizzo

Yesterday, I drove a thousand miles across the Great Plains and saw not a single buffalo. I did see domestic cows and sheep, coal-fired power plants and wind farms, miles of power lines and fences. I saw immense open prairie; […] Read more >

Yellowstone bison return to Fort Peck Reservation in Montana

Wind River Tribes Unite to Return Yellowstone Bison to Their Native Homeland

9/14/2012 // By Guest Author

This is a guest post by Jason Baldes, a member of NWF’s Tribal Lands Advisory Council.  This week, a huge step was taken in the decades-long effort to restore Yellowstone bison to tribal lands. On the heels of the recent […] Read more >

Wolf researcher Doug Smith took this recent photo of a grizzly bear on a bison carcass in Yellowstone. (Photo Doug Smith/NPS)

What a bear really does in the woods…in Yellowstone

9/12/2012 // By Beth Pratt-Bergstrom

During my time in Yellowstone, I witnessed some truly extraordinary wildlife encounters. Yet none compare with the experiences of Doug Smith, the leader of Yellowstone’s Wolf Project. Doug has studied wolves for almost thirty years and has been in Yellowstone […] Read more >

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 Faulkner

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 Faulkner

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 Faulkner

“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 Faulkner

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 >