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Yellowstone National Park Starts Capturing Wild Bison

Yellowstone National Park has initiated wild bison capture operations in their Stephens Creek bison trap, and plans to send hundreds to slaughter in coming weeks. Yellowstone asserts that these actions are necessary to appease Montana’s livestock industry which claims wild bison pose a threat. Bison were recently bestowed with the honor of being designated as the United States' National Mammal. ... Continue reading →

Groups Sue Government Agencies for Yellowstone Bison ESA Protections

     by Buffalo Field Campaign Buffalo Field Campaign (BFC), Friends of Animals (FoA) and the Western Watersheds Project have filed a lawsuit against the US Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish & Wildlife (USFWS) for failing to provide Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for the distinct population (comprised of at least two herds) … Continue reading Groups Sue Government Agencies for Yellowstone Bison ESA Protections

Bison Abuse in the Hebgen Basin

By Buffalo Field Campaign Government hazers descended upon our soon-to-be national mammal this Monday, marking the season’s first forced removal operation west of Yellowstone National Park. Agents with the Montana Department of Livestock (DOL) and Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) disturbed and chased forty-four buffalo with about twelve newborns from lands west of the South … Continue reading Bison Abuse in the Hebgen Basin

VIDEO: 102 Buffalo Escape Capture in Yellowstone

Featured image: Buffalo head south, away from Yellowstone’s dangerous trap. Photo by Stephany Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign. By Buffalo Field Campaign It gives us great pleasure to share some incredibly positive news with you. Two days after the heartbreaking media tour of Yellowstone’s Stephens Creek capture facility, where one hundred and fifty wild buffalo were … Continue reading VIDEO: 102 Buffalo Escape Capture in Yellowstone

The Buffalo Trap

By Buffalo Field Campaign Last week’s report and photos about what we, and the buffalo, experienced during the two-day media tour of Yellowstone’s bison trap could barely scratch the surface of the horrible things we witnessed. This brief video footage will bring you much closer. On March 8th and 9th, Yellowstone National Park organized a … Continue reading The Buffalo Trap

Help Stop Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

By Buffalo Field Campaign SPECIAL ALERT: Phone Calls Needed Today to Stop Imminent Buffalo Slaughter Yellowstone National Park is holding approximately 150 of America’s last wild buffalo captive in their Stephens Creek bison trap. The Park Service intends to ship these gentle giants to slaughter facilities beginning this week! Why does Yellowstone slaughter America’s last … Continue reading Help Stop Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

Support Wild Bison

By Deep Green Resistance Wild Bison are an icon of what has been destroyed by civilization, and this species is now on the brink in the wild. Almost all bison left today are cross-breeds held in confinement. There are only a few wild, free ranging bison herds left on the planet, and their numbers are … Continue reading Support Wild Bison

Update from the Field: Choices Based on Lies Are Not Choices

By Stephany Seay / Buffalo Field Campaign Featured image: A young bull buffalo walks the hills in the Gardiner Basin. Photo by Stephany Seay Based on what we witness in the field everyday, the killing taking place near Gardiner could more accurately be described as a slaughter than a hunt. The tribal game wardens we have … Continue reading Update from the Field: Choices Based on Lies Are Not Choices

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Denies Endangered Species Act Protection to Yellowstone Bison

Featured image: A bull buffalo lies dead, just outside Yellowstone’s north boundary.  Photo by Stephany Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign On January 12, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) denied Endangered Species Act protection for the iconic Yellowstone Bison. The agency’s decision comes 14 months after Western Watersheds Project and Buffalo Field Campaign petitioned to … Continue reading U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Denies Endangered Species Act Protection to Yellowstone Bison

Buffalo Field Campaign: Victory as Wild Buffalo Gain Horse Butte Year Round

By Stephany Seay / Buffalo Field Campaign Featured image: Hundreds of wild buffalo will no longer be harassed or otherwise harmed on the Horse Butte peninsula, seen in the distance here.  Photo by Buffalo Field Campaign. Yesterday, Montana Governor Steve Bullock issued his final decision on year-round habitat for wild bison in Montana, and Buffalo Field … Continue reading Buffalo Field Campaign: Victory as Wild Buffalo Gain Horse Butte Year Round