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Judge: Hazing of Yellowstone Bison Can Continue

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

Saying that hazing bison back into Yellowstone National Park via helicopter is better than the alternative -- having the state of Montana kill them -- a federal judge denied a request to halt the practice, at least on a temporary basis.

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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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Milestone Reached: No Yellowstone Bison in Stephens Creek Facility

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

It's a major milestone regarding management of Yellowstone National Park bison: the Stephens Creek pastures are empty, as 700 or so bison have been released back into the Park, though some remain penned in Corwin Springs for testing.

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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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Captured Yellowstone Bison to be Released Into Park

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

There will be no more slaughter of Yellowstone National Park bison this spring, as National Park Service (NPS) officials say the 770-plus bison penned at the Stephens Creek and Corwin Springs facilities will be released back into the Park.

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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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Yellowstone Bison Killer: It Was Self-Defense

Yellowstone Bison

Yellowstone Bison

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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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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