Bison Return to ‘Buffalo People’

WORLD This week, bison returned to Montana after 100 years in exile. It’s a story about connecting two countries and two cultures; connecting an ancient people to a vital traditional relationship with nature; connecting a missing species to an otherwise intact ecosystem; connecting people to a sustainable food source; connecting various tribes through a traditional alliance; and connecting youth to nature through a culturally significant … Continue reading Bison Return to ‘Buffalo People’

Creature Feature: The American Bison

Featured photo by George F. Mobley, National Geographic What’s the largest land mammal in the United States? Today’s featured creature, of course! Today we’re highlighting the American Bison because believe it or not, it’s National Bison Day. Fast Facts Scientific Name: Bison bison Family Name: Bovidae Classification: Mammal Habitat: Grassland Diet: Herbivore (Fav foods include: plains grasses, herbs, shrubs, and twigs) Size: 7 to 11.5 feet Weight: 930 to 2,200 … Continue reading Creature Feature: The American Bison