Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge

Public lands in and around the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge are mind-boggling vast. Photo by Steve Woodruff

Exploring the Vast Montana Prairie

It isn’t easy to describe the immensity of the prairie in north-central Montana, where the National Wildlife Federation is working to restore America’s largest, wildest herd of bison. I can’t …

Baird's sparrow. Photo by USFWS

Pollinators Support Grassland Birds

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our …

Bison Cow and Calf Profile by NWF's Steve Woodruff

Wild Bison on Montana’s Horizon

Why would anybody oppose restoring at least some of the West’s most iconic animals to the wild? Much of the opposition boils down to competition for grass: bison eat pretty …

Bison by Carol Ayers at the National Bison Range in Montana.

‘Sportsmen for Bison’ Rallies Hunters Around Tremendous Restoration Opportunity

  One of the biggest constituency for wildlife now has an opportunity to benefit one of the biggest game animals: bison. Over the past century, hunters have led the way in …

Bison with Calf

Scientists Speak Out in Support of Restoring Bison

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Fall Elk Viewing on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife…

Weekly News Roundup – September 7, 2012

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Get Outside for National Wildlife Refuge Week

This week (October 9-15) is National Wildlife Refuge Week, commemorated for the first time by the Senate in a historic resolution last year and officially recognized this year. First initiated …

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Three Things to Learn from Bison Conservation

The bison, or American buffalo, roamed the plains and woodlands of North America tens of thousands of years ago. It was a contemporary of saber-toothed cats, woolly mammoths and woolly rhinos …

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