Russia

European and American Bison in Russia   The Buffalo Commercial Buffalo, New York Feb 16, 1882 –By Imperial permission, a bison hunt was recently organized in the neighborhood of Balostock, in Russia, and two bison were killed and forwarded to St. Petersburg. There are considerable herds of those animals in the wild forest districts known as White Russia, and lying between Balostock and Litovsk.     First load. 2006 Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Wood Bison Transplant In 2007, 30 wood bison from Elk Island National Park were transferred to Lenski Stolbie Nature Park in the Republic of Sakha, a northeastern … Read more

Wood Bison

Most all Wood Bison are in Canada  (Bison bison athabascae)  February 14, 2019 Notice to the Wildlife Import Export Community (F&WS) Subject: Wood bison (Bison bison athabascae) Background: At the most recent Conference of the Parties (CoP 17), held in Johannesburg, South Africa, September 24 – October 4, 2016. A proposal by Canada to delist the Wood bison from CITES was adopted and came into effect on January 2, 2017. Therefore no CITES documents are required for this species as of January 2, 2017. However, the Wood bison is protected and listed as Threatened under the US Endangered Species Act (ESA). … Read more