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Sholly Outlines Yellowstone Strategic Priorities

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After several months on the job, Superintendent Cam Sholly has issued a list of major Yellowstone strategic priorities designed to guide Park planning both in the short term and in the long term.

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Quarantined Yellowstone Bison Finally Headed to Fort Peck

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Quarantined Yellowstone bison are finally headed to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, as an agreement to transfer bulls reached last year finally comes to fruition.

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New Superintendent, Same Bison Management Policies?

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When current Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk launched an effort to remain in the post–first via public comments, then from a failed effort to retire in 2019–one of his warnings was that the Park’s bison management policies could come under fire.

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Two Bison Protesters Arrested This Morning in Yellowstone

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A pair of bison protesters were arrested after chaining themselves to cement-filled barrels, in an attempt to prevent bison from being shipped to slaughter.

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Stephens Creek Area Closed for Annual Yellowstone Bison Operations

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Yellowstone National Park has instituted a temporary area closure around Stephens Creek in anticipation of this year’s bison season.

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New Podcast Threshold Explores Yellowstone Bison Debate

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Threshold, a new podcast and public radio show, explores the fraught debate over Yellowstone bison and their place in America.

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Another Winter of Yellowstone Bison Cull Challenges On Tap

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One unfortunate side effect of winter: the inevitable debate over how to handle the Yellowstone bison cull. This winter should be no exception.

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Yellowstone Bison Killer: It Was Self-Defense

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A Gardiner resident who shot two bison roaming outside of Yellowstone National Park is asserting that killing them was a matter of defending life and property and therefore justifiable, as the Park County attorney will decide whether to press charges.

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IBMP Expands Yellowstone Bison Holdings; No Slaughters

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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

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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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