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Bison management plan for the state of Montana and Yellowstone National Park

Bison management plan for the state of Montana and Yellowstone National Park

executive summary

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Published by National Park Service, Denver Service Center in [Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American bison -- Control -- Environmental aspects -- Yellowstone National Park Region,
  • American bison -- Control -- Environmental aspects -- Montana,
  • American bison -- Control -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Brucellosis in animals -- Yellowstone National Park Region,
  • Brucellosis in animals -- Montana

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSummary final environmental impact statement for the interagency bison management plan for the state of Montana and Yellowstone National Park
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14536028M
    OCLC/WorldCa53023270

    Interagency bison management plan for the state of Montana and Yellowstone National Park: record of decision by Montana. Department of Livestock; Montana. Department of Fish, .   The report coincides with the ongoing effort by the National Park Service, State of Montana, and other federal and tribal collaborating agencies to develop a new management plan for bison in and around Yellowstone National Park. “Bison are icons of the Yellowstone landscape,” said Stephanie Adams, Yellowstone Program Manager for the.

    National Park Service officials are announcing a partnership with the state of Montana to consider changes to managing bison in and around Yellowstone National Park. Hundreds of bison wander into the state from the park’s northern boundary during many winters. Livestock owners worry about the animals damaging property and spreading disease. Get Download PDF Interagency Bison Management Plan For State Of Montana And Yellowstone National Park book full free. Interagency Bison Management Plan For State Of Monta.

      The meat from bison sent to slaughter is shared between tribes that have agreements with the Interagency Bison Management Plan cooperators — a consortium of tribes, federal and state officials. In addition to the hunting, the Park Service had so far removed 87 bison for its quarantine program, shy of a planned capture of about bison. Over 1, Yellowstone bison have been hunted and slaughtered this winter, far above the goal set for this year’s Interagency Bison Management Plan.. Officials previously called for removing


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Publication info. Interagency bison management plan for the state of Montana and Yellowstone National Park: record of decision. Montana. Department of Livestock Montana. Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. The Interagency Bison Management Plan is a cooperative, multi-agency effort that guides the management of bison and brucellosis in and around Yellowstone National Park.

The plan was developed by the National Park Service, USDA-Forest Service, USDA-Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service, Montana Department of Livestock and Montana Fish.

After five years of litigation and mediation, the state of Montana and the federal government developed the Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) to guide the management of bison in and around Yellowstone.

As part of this plan, five agencies and three tribal entities work to sustain a wild, wide-ranging bison population and reduce the risk of brucellosis transmission from bison to cattle. Bison Conservation & Management. Bison are the largest terrestrial mammal in North America.

Their large, low-hanging heads allow them 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. But outdated measures devised to curb the transmission of disease from bison to cattle have led officials to confine and slaughter bison for decades.

As the National Park Service begins to work with tribes, the State of Montana, and other agencies, NPCA hopes to carve out more space for the species, which has a special place on the landscape in. Bison - National Park Service. Bison are the largest mammals in Yellowstone National Park.

They are strictly vegetarian, a grazer of grasslands and sedges in the meadows, the foothills, and even the high-elevation, forested plateaus of Yellowstone. Bison males, called bulls. Bison Management Plan for the State of Montana and Yellowstone National Park: Vol.

1, Final Environmental Impact Statement by National Park Service, U.S. Dept. Of the Interior and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Plan Process; Meeting Notices; Links; Open For Comment (0) Document List Yellowstone National Park» Yellowstone Bison Management Plan.

Select a document to review or comment: Public Scoping Newsletter. Memorandum of Understanding between the National Park Service and the State of Montana. Notice of Intent. Public Scoping Comment Analysis. The management of Yellowstone Bison is under the direction of a multi-agency effort called the Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP).

The organizations involved in administering the IBMP include the National Park Service, USDA-Forest Service, USDA-Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service, Montana Department of Livestock and Montana Fish.

Yellowstone National Park is proposing to reduce its celebrated bison herd by 1, animals this winter by rounding up the bulk of those wandering into adjacent Montana Author: Story Hinckley. Habitat consists of Palouse prairie and montane forest on the National Bison Range; the Yellowstone Park range is unavoidably at higher elevations with grassland interspersed with forest.

Throughout their range, Bison inhabit open plains and grasslands. Woodlands and openings in boreal forest, meadows. The DOL’s management authority, drawn from Montana lawled to the creation of the Interagency Bison Management Plan and has resulted in the senseless killing of more than 6, of America’s last wild bison.

Cattle grazing Montana’s make up less than one-quarter of 1 percent of total U.S. beef production. Over the next few years, we have an opportunity to vastly improve conditions for Yellowstone’s bison, one that will not come around for at least another 15 years.

Last spring the National Park Service and State of Montana began the process to write a new Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP). Interagency Bison Management Plan. The Interagency Bison Management Plan is a cooperative, multi-agency effort that guides the management of bison and brucellosis in and around Yellowstone National Park.

The plan was developed by the National Park Service, USDA-Forest Service, USDA -Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service, Montana Department of. {{Citation | title=Bison management plan for the state of Montana and Yellowstone National Park [microform]: executive summary | author1=United States.

National Park Service | year= | publisher=National Park Service, Denver Service Center | language=English }}. The FEIS presents 8 alternatives with a full range of management techniques for maintaining a wild, free ranging bison population while minimizing the risk of transmitting the disease Brucellosis from bison to domestic cattle on public and private lands in Montana adjacent to Yellowstone National Park.

Management techniques used in various combinations to meet the plan's objectives include capturing. Janu With this year’s near-record population of bison in Yellowstone National Park, park service officials plan to cull between to of the animals this winter, reports the Associated Press.

Park officials told the Associated Press the bison will be either hunted or shipped for slaughter. The reason behind the population reduction is to reduce potential conflicts between.Yellowstone is known for its geothermal activity and large mammals, especially elk, timber wolves, bison, bears, pronghorns, moose and bighorn sheep.

The Yellowstone Park bison herd was estimated in to be 4, bison The bison in the Yellowstone Park bison .