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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 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

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! …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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