Bison Population in North America: Then and Now

May 1, 2019 Bison Population in North America: Then and Now Roy V. Cuellar In 1876, the Cartographer Joel Allen designed a thematic map for the Kentucky Geological Survey. Illustrating change over time had been a reoccurring challenge for mapmakers of the day. Allen incorporated data from isothermal charts collected by the Coast Survey with geological and paleontology discoveries gathered in the field from scientific explorations. Seven shades of color illustrated the historical North American ranges of the bison. The first five colors illustrated the previous 76-years from 1800, the last two shades covered represented ancient habitats that extended outwards … Read more

All About Bison®

Welcome to All About Bison®. This website offers information, bison history, and current news, links to informational websites,  American Buffalo, North American (Wood and Plains), and European Bison. We hope to get it all, get it right and provide a resource to any and all interested persons, groups, or organizations that have an interest in this intrinsic native to the American landscape. The content is either news as reported, or information gathered from credible sources with permission and participation. This site would not be possible without all the contributors. All materials are copyright protected. We also offer news from other … Read more