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.Read More »
New Superintendent, Same Bison Management Policies?
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.Read More »
Yellowstone Bison Population Could Be Culled by 900 This Winter
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
NPS Proposing Yellowstone Bison Vaccination Via Air Rifle
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.Read More »