Tag Archives: brucellosis management

Quarantined Yellowstone Bison Finally Headed to Fort Peck

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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Yellowstone Bison Population Could Be Culled by 900 This Winter

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The Yellowstone National Park bison population could be culled by a fifth this winter, resulting in upwards of 900 head taken down if they wander outside Park boundaries.

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Will Yellowstone Brucellosis Battle Extend to Elk?

The battle to eradicate brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone area may be extended to elk, as a $35 million provision in the proposed federal farm bill could enable long-term management of area herds.

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NPS Proposing Yellowstone Bison Vaccination Via Air Rifle

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The National Park Service is seeking public input on a proposed plan to treat brucellosis in the Yellowstone National Park bison herd with vaccine delivered via darts and air rifles, designed to minimize the impact on the herd.

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