Bison Scavengers Find Plenty of Leftovers: Brett French Radio Show Preview
By angelamontana

Posted: February 12, 2016

A group of eight friends have gathered across the road from one of the busiest bison hunting areas in the state – Beattie Gulch in the Gardiner Basin – to help hunters process their kills and scavenge any of the remains. The leftovers the group Buffalo Bridge Project have gathered includes hides, heads, legs and even bison hearts. In their camp they are turning these scraps into meat for canning and jerky, bison horn spoons and buttons, and hides for rugs, shawls and couch throws. The group helps hunters, for no charge, with everything from gutting to skinning and hauling.

To learn more, check out my stories in this week’s Billings Gazette: http://bgz.tt/r0xzm