Wood Bison

Most all Wood Bison are in Canada  (Bison bison athabascae)    Population survey shows that Alaska’s Wood bison herd is healthy and growing. December 27, 2022 by Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks  The herd was started in 2015 with the transplant of 130 animals from Alberta, Canada. The bison suffered significant losses in 2018 and 2020 due to heavy snows, winter rains, and late springs, but better weather over the last two years has seen a rebound with record and near-record calf production. “The minimum count of bison out there was about 150, so the population grew about 45% in this last … Read more