FWP & Fort Peck Reservation Bison Agreement Now on Web
By Matt Schauer


Bison are the largest terrestrial mammal in North America. Their large, low-hanging heads allows themn to gather low-growing vegetation, even in the snow, and their thick fur insulates them from extreme environmental conditions. Their sharp horns aid in self-defense. These unique physical characteristics that cause bison to be easily recognized also play an important role in their historical success.

An agreement between Montana’s wildlife agency and a northeastern Montana Indian reservation that allowed for the recent translocation and long-term care of more than 60 disease-free bison is now available online.

Follow the link below to read the full memorandum of understanding.

FWP & Fort Peck Reservation Bison MOU






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