Tribal Buffalo

Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming Conservation Bottom of Form   November 2016, ten bison were released onto part of the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. The Eastern Shoshone Tribe is hoping this start of a bison herd will one day number a thousand animals. The reservation has about 750,000 acres that could carry bison, more land than that available inside Yellowstone National Park. The ten bison came from a genetically pure strain the federal government maintains in Iowa. In June 2016, the tribes released draft legislation hoping to transfer the National Bison Range from the U.S. Fish and … Read more