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More Yellowstone Traffic News: Beware the Hazed Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Another traffic woe in Yellowstone National Park, this time out of West Yellowstone: attempts to haze bison back into the Park could affect traffic between the West Entrance and Madison Junction, so exercise caution.

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Judge Halts Yellowstone Bison Grazing in Gardiner Basin

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

A Park County judge has issued a temporary restraining order against two Montana state agencies, preventing them from allowing Yellowstone National Park bison from grazing in the Gardiner Basin, pending a full hearing.

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Release of Penned Yellowstone Bison Begins

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

The arrival of spring is good news for Yellowstone National Park bison penned at the Stephens Creek Bison Capture Facility, as a phased release back into the Park has begun after officials determine there's enough forage to support feeding.

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Members of Congress: Scrap the IBMP

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Seventeen members of Congress released a letter today calling for National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis to review and redraft the Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) that oversees Yellowstone National Park bison -- even though the IBMP has mostly halted the slaughter of wandering bison.

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Two Roaming Yellowstone Bison Killed Near Gardiner

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Four Yellowstone National Park bison were shot and two were killed by someone seeking to haze roaming bison from Gardiner, the day after Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) officials met with locals to discuss a plan to allow bison grazing in the Gardiner Basin.

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Legal Challenges to Yellowstone Bison Accord Possible

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Park County and Montana stockmen may legally challenge the agreement reached by the eight Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) participants opening the Gardiner Basin to winter grazing by Yellowstone National Park bison.

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Final IBMP Approval At Hand For New Yellowstone Bison-Management Plan

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

A controversial plan to expand the winter grazing for Yellowstone National Park bison far north of the Park's northern boundary has the support of all eight Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) participants, as the last holdout announced he would sign off on the plan tonight.

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IBMP Expands Yellowstone Bison Holdings; No Slaughters

Yellowstone Bison

Bison

As Yellowstone National Park bison continue to wander outside the Park boundaries in search of food, the Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) partners are now holding hazed bison in the USDA's Brogan Bison Facility while a new management strategy is being discussed.

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Citizens Input Sought on Yellowstone Bison Management

Yellowstone Bison

Bison

With some clear disagreements emerging over the management of Yellowstone National Park bison during winter months when they head out of the Park, citizen input is being sought on the issue. The first meeting of Yellowstone Bison “Citizens Working Group” is slated for Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7:15 p.m. in the large community room at the Bozeman Public Library. The meeting will be facilitated by Virginia Tribe, and it is open to all interested citizens.

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Schweitzer Halts Yellowstone Bison Slaughter, Citing Brucellosis Concerns

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Oh, irony of ironies: Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has effectively stopped the slaughter of Yellowstone National Park bison penned at the Stephens Creek facility over concerns that the bison may transmit brucellosis to cattle on their way to slaughter. Really.

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