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First Baby Bison Calf Born on Tribal Lands on Earth Day

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 …

Bison released at Fort Peck, MT

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

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 …

Wild Bison Homecoming for Indian Tribes

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 …

Bison and calf by Dick Forehand

6 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Bison

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 …

Wild Bison to Return Home to Tribal Lands

More than a dozen years ago, I manned a booth in Yellowstone National Park to inform people about conservation-based solutions for protecting bison. Visitors from across the United States and …

Happy Valentine’s Day: My Best Photos and Videos of Wildlife L’Amour

Love is in the air…and not just for people. Wildlife have their own rituals of l’amour, although they usually don’t involve boxes of chocolates or bouquets of flowers. To celebrate …

Weekly News Roundup – February 3, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Obama Administration Hits the Accelerator for Responsible Offshore Wind …

Wildlife Inspiration: 5 Adorable Baby Animal Photos

At National Wildlife Federation, we take seriously our mission to inspire Americans to protect wildlife. Sometimes that’s as simple as sharing the beauty of wild animal and wild places through …

From Yellowstone to Yosemite: My Top Ten Wildlife Encounters of 2011

As a child who grew up reading Ranger Rick and watching Wild Kingdom, I cherish any wildlife I encounter. I’ve been lucky enough to live in Yellowstone, where I viewed …

Weekly News Roundup – December 9, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: After 150 Years, Tribes to Welcome Home Wild Bison …

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