Bison: A genus of the family Bovidae having two species: B. bison and B. bonasus. This concept is differentiated from BUFFALOES, which refers to Bubalus arnee and Syncerus caffer.Plant Poisoning: Poisoning by the ingestion of plants or its leaves, berries, roots or stalks. The manifestations in both humans and animals vary in severity from mild to life threatening. In animals, especially domestic animals, it is usually the result of ingesting moldy or fermented forage.Animal Feed: Foodstuff used especially for domestic and laboratory animals, or livestock.Animal Husbandry: The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.Poaceae: A large family of narrow-leaved herbaceous grasses of the order Cyperales, subclass Commelinidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Food grains (EDIBLE GRAIN) come from members of this family. RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL can be induced by POLLEN of many of the grasses.ArtiodactylaMycoplasma bovis: A species of gram-negative bacteria causing MASTITIS; ARTHRITIS; and RESPIRATORY TRACT DISEASES in CATTLE.Cattle: Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.Malignant Catarrh: A herpesvirus infection of cattle characterized by catarrhal inflammation of the upper respiratory and alimentary epithelia, keratoconjunctivitis, encephalitis and lymph node enlargement. Syn: bovine epitheliosis, snotsiekte.Random Allocation: A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.Northwest Territories: A federally administered division of Canada. Its capital is Yellowknife. The former northern and eastern-most parts of the Territory comprise the new territory of Nunavut, effective April 1, 1999.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Quercus: A plant genus of the family FAGACEAE that is a source of TANNINS. Do not confuse with Holly (ILEX).FiresCryptomeria: A plant genus of the family TAXODIACEAE. Its POLLEN is one of the major ALLERGENS.Trees: Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.Biodiversity: The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.Buffaloes: Ruminants of the family Bovidae consisting of Bubalus arnee and Syncerus caffer. This concept is differentiated from BISON, which refers to Bison bison and Bison bonasus.Rivers: Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).Photography: Method of making images on a sensitized surface by exposure to light or other radiant energy.Rats, Inbred BUFAnimal Fins: Membranous appendage of fish and other aquatic organisms used for locomotion or balance.PaintingsArtPosters as Topic: Single or multi-sheet notices made to attract attention to events, activities, causes, goods, or services. They are for display, usually in a public place and are chiefly pictorial.SculptureChromosome Painting: A technique for visualizing CHROMOSOME ABERRATIONS using fluorescently labeled DNA probes which are hybridized to chromosomal DNA. Multiple fluorochromes may be attached to the probes. Upon hybridization, this produces a multicolored, or painted, effect with a unique color at each site of hybridization. This technique may also be used to identify cross-species homology by labeling probes from one species for hybridization with chromosomes from another species.Byzantium: An ancient city, the site of modern Istanbul. From the 4th to 15th centuries the empire extended from southeastern Europe to western Asia, reaching its greatest extent under Justinian (527-565). By about 1000 A.D. it comprised the southern Balkans, Greece, Asia Minor, and parts of southern Italy. The capture of Constantinople in 1453 marked the formal end of the Byzantine Empire. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)Moon: The natural satellite of the planet Earth. It includes the lunar cycles or phases, the lunar month, lunar landscapes, geography, and soil.Ointments: Semisolid preparations used topically for protective emollient effects or as a vehicle for local administration of medications. Ointment bases are various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons.Intergenerational Relations: The interactions between individuals of different generations. These interactions include communication, caring, accountability, loyalty, and even conflict between related or non-related individuals.Housekeeping: The care and management of property.Power (Psychology): The exertion of a strong influence or control over others in a variety of settings--administrative, social, academic, etc.NepalOintment Bases: Various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons; vehicles for medicinal substances intended for external application; there are four classes: hydrocarbon base, absorption base, water-removable base and water-soluble base; several are also emollients.Pain Perception: The process by which PAIN is recognized and interpreted by the brain.RestaurantsMinnesotaMenu PlanningSymbolism: A concept that stands for or suggests something else by reason of its relationship, association, convention, or resemblance. The symbolism may be mental or a visible sign or representation. (From Webster, 3d ed)British Columbia: A province of Canada on the Pacific coast. Its capital is Victoria. The name given in 1858 derives from the Columbia River which was named by the American captain Robert Gray for his ship Columbia which in turn was named for Columbus. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p178 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p81-2)BooksSports: Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.Track and Field: Sports performed on a track, field, or arena and including running events and other competitions, such as the pole vault, shot put, etc.Athletic Injuries: Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Arvicolinae: A subfamily of MURIDAE found nearly world-wide and consisting of about 20 genera. Voles, lemmings, and muskrats are members.Pair Bond: In animals, the social relationship established between a male and female for reproduction. It may include raising of young.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Prunus: A plant genus in the family ROSACEAE, order Rosales, subclass Rosidae. It is best known as a source of edible fruits such as apricot, plum, peach, cherry, and almond.Chickens: Common name for the species Gallus gallus, the domestic fowl, in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES. It is descended from the red jungle fowl of SOUTHEAST ASIA.Garlic: One of the Liliaceae used as a spice (SPICES) and traditional remedy. It contains alliin lyase and alliin, which is converted by alliin lyase to allicin, the pungent ingredient responsible for the aroma of fresh cut garlic.Vanilla: A plant genus of the family ORCHIDACEAE that is the source of the familiar flavoring used in foods and medicines (FLAVORING AGENTS).Paeonia: A plant genus of the family Paeoniaceae, order Dilleniales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. These perennial herbs are up to 2 m (6') tall. Leaves are alternate and are divided into three lobes, each lobe being further divided into three smaller lobes. The large flowers are symmetrical, bisexual, have 5 sepals, 5 petals (sometimes 10), and many stamens.Citrus: A plant genus of the family RUTACEAE. They bear the familiar citrus fruits including oranges, grapefruit, lemons, and limes. There are many hybrids which makes the nomenclature confusing.
Bison grazing f.26 '11. View looking towards the valley of the Toracuddu River. f.29 '12. View across the upper or western end ... The Bison of Southern India Head of a Bull Bison...236 Skull and Horns of Bison...238 I Plunged My Hunting Knife Into His Side ... Head of bull bison...236 Dimensions of Bison horns...238 Axis deer, Trophy Antlers...279 CHAPTER X. - The Sambur buck and doe ... A herd of bison in the foreground. f.31 '14. View of Vilputty, 3 miles N.E. of Kodalkanal. f.35 '15. Panorama of 'the Plateau ...
Bison are the largest grazing mammals in Yellowstone National Park. They are obligate herbivores, a grazer of grasslands and ... Bison were trapped and herds periodically reduced until 1967, when only 397 bison were counted parkwide. All bison herd ... Bison breed from mid-July to mid-August, and bear one calf in April and May. Some wolf predation of bison is documented in ... Presently, the park's bison population is estimated at about 4,000. Bison are nomadic grazers, wandering high on Yellowstone's ...
The tribes followed the bison's seasonal grazing and migration. The Plains Indians lived in teepees because they were easily ... bison was their primary game food source. Bison flesh, hide, and bones from Bison hunting provided the chief source of raw ... Some tribes are described as part of the 'Buffalo Culture' (sometimes called, for the American Bison). Although the Plains ... bison). In the northern forests, the Ottawas and Potawatomis separated into small family groups for hunting. The Winnebagos and ...
Cattle grazing mimics the prehistoric grazing by herbivores (elk and bison). The rolling hills of transitional grasslands are a ... The cultural controls consist of grazing spurge tolerant sheep on heavily infested sites, and treating small concentrations ... Grazing has been the predominant use of the training area since 1920. ... To maintain the transitional grassland ecosystem, grazing licenses are auctioned to local ranchers; providing income, which is ...
The area is rich in wildlife.[citation needed] Indian bison can be spotted grazing in the wooded areas. Other animals that ...
For example, Grasslands National park brought back Bison bison for a prairie restoration. The bison grazing patterns help to ... Under this regulation, National Parks were not fully preserved in their natural states as mining, logging and grazing continued ...
Grazing bison probably maintained these open areas while migrating along established trails. Running buffalo clover has current ... Many of the species' old records were in proximity to bison licks and trails. Other causes may include competition from ... This species appears to have been dependent upon the woodland disturbance created by large animals, especially the bison. ... Trifolium stoloniferum has evolved beyond the need for Rhizobium due to the high nitrogen environment associated with Bison, or ...
Cattle are also grazed on part of the Refuge to simulate grazing by bison, which are no longer present. Bison grazing was a ...
Bison, deer, and pronghorn grazed on tall native grasses. However, because of overgrazing, land clearing, and the suppression ...
More than 500 bison now graze in two pastures of 7,500 and 12,000 acres. Two thousand cattle are grazed on 27,000 acres which ... Prior to the European settlement the Niobrara River valley was grazed by large herds of bison and other prairie animals. In the ... Ranchers began to graze cattle in the region in the 1870s and homesteaders established farms and small ranches here in the ... Tours to view bison are available on appointment. Two hiking trails are located near the visitor's center, one on the north ...
Grazing mammals include Bactrian camels, plains zebras, llama, alpaca, bison, Dall sheep, and elk. Other mammals include Bengal ...
Historically, bison grazed on the grassland and helped to prevent the spread of aspen groves. However, bison are now mostly ... Bison, however, can still be seen in protected areas such as Elk Island National Park east of Edmonton and in farms, where they ... White-tailed deer finds shelter in the aspen and graze on the grasslands; coyotes and foxes hunt the resident rodents. ... However, varying conditions such as moisture level and grazing pressures allow for the invasion of secondary plant species. ...
... it was likely adapted to a landscape regularly trampled and grazed by bison. Other threats include quarry mining, herbicides ... As the plant probably benefited from the presence of bison, researchers are putting cattle on one site to test the effects of ... The prevention of agents of natural disturbance, such as wildfire and the grazing of wild ungulates, has allowed ecological ... their grazing. Tropicos, Lespedeza leptostachya Engelm. ex A. Gray Lespedeza leptostachya. The Nature Conservancy. Lespedeza ...
Later ornithopods became more adapted to grazing on all fours; their spines curved, and came to resemble the spines of modern ... ground-feeders such as the bison. As they became more adapted to eating while bent over, they became semi-quadrupedal; still ... running on two legs, and comfortable reaching up into trees; but spending most of their time walking or grazing while on all ...
"Philip Hoare is enchanted by a call for the return of bear, beaver and bison to Britain". The Daily Telegraph. London. 28 May ... "Sam Leith enjoys a vision of Britain where sheep may no longer safely graze". The Spectator. Retrieved 11 June 2013. " ...
Bison are a keystone species because their grazing and wallowing patterns create more diverse grasslands and meadows. Beavers ... "Bison to be Reintroduced in Banff". High Country News. "Bison Ecology". National Park Service. National Park Service. "Beavers ... Heavy grazing along river valleys in Montana and Idaho is thought to have irreparably destroyed locust breeding areas. Globally ... Heavy livestock grazing is associated with the spread of junipers (by reducing competition from grasses), and fire suppression ...
Others included the antelope, bison, deer, armored glyptodonts, and the modern horse. These were preyed upon by predators like ... Herds of American mastodon and Mammuthus floridanus browsed and grazes on the local foliage. The gigantic ground sloth ...
The Indian tribes typically visited different areas in different seasons, as they followed the bison herds for hunting periods ... periodically migrated across the Platte in following seasonal grazing. The animals often waded or swam across the Platte. The ... Before 1870, herds of several hundred thousand bison (buffalo) ...
Far too many animals were allowed to graze. By one count, in 1935, over 250 deer, elk, and bison occupied each square mile of ... Animals selectively graze on plant species they co-evolved to consume. If an invasive, non-native plant species is introduced ... It was originally Trexler's desire to stock the preserve with big game animals such as bison, elk, and deer with the express ... This, combined with the bison and elk herds led to animal populations in excess of 250 animals per square mile. Modern game ...
It has been converted for use as grazing land for cattle since the 19th century. The grasslands are home habitat for a resident ... The two largest protected areas are the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge for bison and black-capped vireo, and the Salt Plains ... The Central Great Plains prairie is part of the historical native rangeland of the Great Plains endemic American bison. ... The grasslands are heavily grazed and frequently disturbed by drought and fire. Other vegetation is drought-tolerant tree ...
Foxtail Grass is most commonly found in the Great Plains where bison and other native animals graze on it. Fires started by ...
The prairie was formerly maintained by grazing pressure of American bison, which is the keystone species. The two most dominant ... The short grass prairie is used to having animals graze the land, so the pressure of grazing animals does not harm it. ... The shortgrass prairie was once filled with huge herds of free-ranging bison and pronghorn. The prairie also teemed with large ... Ecological processes on a large-scale level such as climate, fire and grazing have strong influences in this system. Today, the ...
It protects an American bison herd which grazes on one of the state's largest prairie remnants. The state park is named after a ... In addition to bison herds, the park is home to a small population of coyotes and deer as well as various birds. According to ... The bison range is fenced off, and visitors are warned not to approach when these strong and unpredictable animals are near the ... The park's bison herd began in 1961 with the purchase of three animals from Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge in Nebraska ...
This prairie was probably once grazing land for American bison (Bison bison) and elk (Cervus elaphus). No substantial areas of ...
Many animals can be seen and heard within the park, but two American Bison reside here. They have a pen and grazing field which ...
... as with the steppe bison (Bison priscus).[93] The warming of the arctic region caused the rapid decline of grasslands, which ... The report says some 25% of the earth's ice-free land is used for cattle grazing.[183] A 2020 study published in Nature ... The study estimated that the removal of the bison caused a decrease of as much as 2.2 million tons per year.[117] Another study ... This hypothesis is relatively new.[116] One study examined the methane emissions from the bison that occupied the Great Plains ...
The postdoc will help restore bison grazing to oak savanna ecosystems; experimentally test how bison grazing and prescribed ... Postdoc Position: bison grazing at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve. View this Opportunitys Website *Program Info ... but will consider interactions between bison grazing, fire frequency, oak regeneration, biodiversity, and ecosystem functioning ... at the University of Minnesota seek applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position investigating the use of bison grazing ...
... Open-File Report 2006-1267 ... 2005 annual progress report: Elk and bison grazing ecology in the Great Sand Dunes complex of lands. ... In these sites of refugia, or preferred loafing sites, elk and bison could accelerate a decline in woody riparian shrubs and ... and habitat relations of elk and bison in the Great Sand Dunes-Sangre de Cristo-Baca complex of lands. Meetings and discussions ...
Download this Buffalo Grazing Along River Closeup photo now. And search more of the webs best library of royalty-free stock ... Buffalo grazing along river. Close-up. - Stock image. .... American Bison, Animal, Bull - Animal, Hoofed Mammal, Living ...
The Laramie Foothills Bison Conservation Herd is unique as it has successfully addressed three key challenges to bison ... Fences and Grazing A specially constructed fence allows wildlife passage and contains the herd. The bison are a native grazing ... The Natural Areas Department has leased grazing rights to the Folsom Grazing Association through 2020. Folsom Grazing ... Seeing the Bison Visitors may see the bison in their pasture March-November (Soapstone Prairie Natural Area closes for the ...
Bison Grazing In The Yellowstone Grand Landscape. Galloimages Online. Mounted Print. 12 x 18,Multiple Sizes ... Bison (Bison Bison) Bull Covered with Frost in the Winter. James Hager. Mounted Print. 8 x 12,Multiple Sizes ... Bison (Bison Bison) Cow in the Winter. James Hager. Mounted Print. 8 x 12,Multiple Sizes ... Yellowstone National Park - Bison and Sunset. Lantern Press. Mounted Print. 12 x 18,Multiple Sizes ...
American Bison Graze in a Cloud of Fog Caused by Melting Snow. Norbert Rosing. Photographic Print. 64 x 48,Multiple Sizes ... Buffalo Grazing, Buffalo Gap Nat Grassland, SD. John Glembin. Premium Photographic Print. 64 x 48,Multiple Sizes ... Frost Covers the Coat of an American Bison on a Chilly Morning. Tom Murphy. Photographic Print. 48 x 64,Multiple Sizes ... A Frost-Covered Herd of American Bison Brave the Freezing Winter Weather. Tom Murphy. Photographic Print. 64 x 48,Multiple ...
Elk and Bison Grazing Ecology in the San Luis Valley, Colorado Managers need information on the grazing ecology of bison and ... Refuge managers needed information on the effects of bison grazing on vegetation communities in the bison pasture as well as ... for bison inhabiting an arid ecosystem and use them with density estimates of bison to estimate the number of bison that could ... Bison grazing ecology at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado. The Rocky Mountain Arsenal (RMA) ...
... or grazing). Therefore, it was hypothesized that soil respiration rates would decrease under grazed conditions. The N4D grazing ... The focus of this research was to explore the effects of bison grazing on soil respiration at Konza Prairie Research Natural ... Results indicated that bison grazing did significantly decrease soil respiration and significantly increase soil temperature. ... Grazing had no significant effect on soil moisture or microbial respiration. ...
Their wild kindred graze continuously as well. Bison will even graze through the winter; their heads are specially adapted to ... Some have feast/famine cycles; some eat meals the way we do, others graze continuously. Wild horses, rabbits/hares, bison, ... Do herbivores in the wild stop grazing periodically.. I dunno. Depends on the herbivore. ... Do herbivores in the wild stop grazing periodically.. I dunno. You cant use domestic animals as a model as they are being fed ...
Bison grazing f.26 11. View looking towards the valley of the Toracuddu River. f.29 12. View across the upper or western end ... The Bison of Southern India Head of a Bull Bison...236 Skull and Horns of Bison...238 I Plunged My Hunting Knife Into His Side ... Head of bull bison...236 Dimensions of Bison horns...238 Axis deer, Trophy Antlers...279 CHAPTER X. - The Sambur buck and doe ... A herd of bison in the foreground. f.31 14. View of Vilputty, 3 miles N.E. of Kodalkanal. f.35 15. Panorama of the Plateau ...
The Grazing Platter. duck rillette, smoked salmon, bison jerky, cave-aged gouda, olives, crackers ... Angry Bison Burger. Eichtens ground bison, braised short rib, bacon marmalade, ghost pepper cheese, horseradish sauce, bison ... Eichten`s ground bison, braised short rib, bacon marmalade, ghost pepper cheese, horseradish sauce ... Eichtens ground bison, braised short rib, bacon marmalade, ghost pepper cheese, horseradish sauce ...
Here, bison graze just inside the park near Gardiner, Mont., in 2011. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption ...
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If bison have enough room to roam, they dont return to a grazed area until it has rejuvenated, and they dont concentrate on a ... Ted Turners bison ranch in New Mexico with cattle and fences removed showed that the bison only entered the riparian areas ... Bison are natural roamers. They range up to three miles from water, returning only once a day to drink and then moving off ... One of the conditions was that we were only allowed to crash graze the areas for a maximum of 6 days per year. Stocking ...
Prairie Dog and Bison Grazing Effects on Maintenance of Attributes of a Prairie Dog Colony. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State ... Effects of Forced Weaning on Mother-Daughter Associations and Reproduction in Bison (Bison bison). M.S. Thesis. Utah State ... The Role of Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) and Bison (Bison bison) in Determining the Abundance and Species Composition of ... Reproductive effort and associated costs in bison (Bison bison): Do older mothers try harder? Behavioral Ecology 1. pp. 148-160 ...
... bison and elk in the greater Yellowstone area. ... Elk grazing at a feedground in Wyoming.Public domain. The ... Focus on bison alone, as was suggested in the past, will not meet the disease eradication objective and conserve wildlife," ... The U.S. Geological Survey and its partners have shown how brucellosis has impacted cattle, bison and elk in the greater ... Over 20 cattle and farmed bison herds have been infected in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana since 2002, and the presence of the ...
Bison are the largest grazing mammals in Yellowstone National Park. They are obligate herbivores, a grazer of grasslands and ... Bison were trapped and herds periodically reduced until 1967, when only 397 bison were counted parkwide. All bison herd ... Bison breed from mid-July to mid-August, and bear one calf in April and May. Some wolf predation of bison is documented in ... Presently, the parks bison population is estimated at about 4,000. Bison are nomadic grazers, wandering high on Yellowstones ...
Bison on the Savanna. Bison grazing study at the Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve. ...
Bison grazing near Antelope State Park in Utah. Photograph by Flickr user Matt Peoples. ... Interior commits to bison restoration - but offers few specifics. Jodi Peterson July 8, 2014 Like Tweet Email Print Subscribe ... commercial bison producers and ranchers. To resolve the long-standing Yellowstone bison issue (described in our story "The ... Bison have pretty much been "odd ungulate out" when it comes to restoration efforts. Deer and elk are found throughout the West ...
... of Canada and the University of Saskatchewan partner to research management strategies that influence where cattle and bison ... of Canada and the University of Saskatchewan partner to explore strategies that influence where cattle and bison graze. August ... As part of the research, NCC and the U of S worked with local livestock producers, using GPS collars, to track cattle and bison ... prescribed burns are part of a five-year research project to better understand how to influence where cattle and bison graze at ...
... from wildflower to bison, in what used to be the continents largest ecosystem. ... Bison bison). Scientists estimate that in the past, as many as 60 million bison grazed upon the North American prairie. Today ... Grazing Animals. (Image credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher). With such an ocean of grasses, grazing animals thrived on the ... Only about 15,000 bison roam free, unobstructed by fence, on the North American continent. There are now 120 species of mammals ...
... bison, black-tailed deer, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, swans. ... Grazing deer or bison? Got em. Our meadows make the perfect ... American Bison. × Bison bison. WHAT: North Americas largest land mammal, with a tufted tail and long brown hair thats thicker ... Roll into Bison Rut Dust flying, shaggy heads butting, deep rumbles. Rut (breeding) season has begun with our bison! As bulls ... Northwest Trek has plains bison; the other subspecies is wood bison.. WHERE: Plains and open grasslands.. EATS: Grasses.. ...
In 1993, he and his fiancee Michelle Boblett bought their own bison.. now a heard of 27 graze their 140- acre farm near Thaxton ... A two thousand pound bison will yield about 700 pounds of low- fat, low- cholesterol meat.. perfect for people like Gary whose ...
Wildlife frequent the property as elk, deer, bison and occasionally grizzly bears graze the property. ... Occasionally we will have bison, deer or elk in the yard and rarely a grizzly bear. Always be aware of your surroundings when ... Wildlife can frequently be seen crossing the river or grazing the wide-open spaces. Evenings can be spent grilling and relaxing ...
  • But there are just a handful of free-roaming, genetically pure herds of bison in North America - today most of the gigantic, shaggy beasts are confined to ranches, destined to become buffalo burgers. (hcn.org)
  • The National Park Service describes Yellowstone as a "mountain wildland, home to grizzly bears, wolves, and herds of bison and elk, the park is the core of one of the last, nearly intact, natural ecosystems in the Earth's temperate zone. (patagonia.com)
  • Crossbreeding with cattle (thought to create healthier meat and more resilient animals) has increased the population, but has also polluted most remaining wild herds of bison, and increased exposure to deadly cattle diseases. (oaklandzoo.org)
  • Indeed, by developing such partnerships, it is possible to look forward and envision a rich and varied tableau of conservation bison herds amidst working landscapes wherein healthy, ranging bison contribute not only to the conservation of the species, but also to sustainable local and regional economies and communities through such activities as tourism, hunting, agriculture, and ecological and cultural restoration. (hcn.org)
  • These prescribed burns create a mix of varied vegetation heights that result in a variety of habitats for grassland species while maintaining forage for grazing cattle and bison. (natureconservancy.ca)
  • Fire suppression across the Canadian prairies over the last 100 years has decreased the variety of habitats available to native species, which have adapted to periodic disturbances by fire and grazing. (natureconservancy.ca)
  • A large species of deer (Eucladocerus giulii) is seen grazing in the distance. (sciencephoto.com)
  • Bison also disperse the seeds of over 150 species of plants. (geographical.co.uk)
  • The Fort Peck tribes, comprised of about 6,000 Sioux and Assiniboine, also are working to restore bison and wild turkeys which, along with pronghorn, wolves, grizzlies and elk, are among the species that have become depleted or extinct on the reservation. (nwf.org)
  • On the average, bison ingest 1.6 percent of their body mass per day of dry vegetation. (si.edu)
  • Despite large differences in vegetation structure and composition with management regime (grazing and fire interval), we observed little effect of management on grasshopper fecundity. (bioone.org)
  • The prescribed burns are part of a five-year research project to better understand how to influence where cattle and bison graze at OMB, and how fire, as a natural disturbance, changes the plant community. (natureconservancy.ca)
  • The goal of the National Brucellosis Eradication Program is nationwide eradication of brucellosis from domestic cattle and bison. (usda.gov)
  • As the disease primarily localizes in the udder and/or reproductive organs of cattle and bison, the milk, aborted fetuses, placental membranes and fluids, and other reproductive tract discharges of an infected animal are all highly contaminated with infectious Brucella organisms. (usda.gov)
  • The Isbell and Tilman Labs at the University of Minnesota seek applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position investigating the use of bison grazing for savanna restoration at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve. (pathwaystoscience.org)
  • The specific questions to be investigated will depend on the interests of the successful applicant, but will consider interactions between bison grazing, fire frequency, oak regeneration, biodiversity, and ecosystem functioning at this field site. (pathwaystoscience.org)
  • Recent work involves investigations on the effects of herd size and movements of elk, bison, and wild horses on various ecosystem components. (usgs.gov)
  • With the bison gone, this ecosystem is now maintained on the refuge by cattle grazing. (fws.gov)
  • They are best remembered for courageously hunting mammoth and giant bison with spears, but what probably brought them to Red Canyon was its plant resources-the same variety and unique ecosystem that attracted the Conservancy just a decade ago. (nature.org)
  • To address the questions and needs of local resource managers, a multi-agency research project was initiated in 2005 to study the ecology, forage relations, and habitat relations of elk and bison in the Great Sand Dunes-Sangre de Cristo-Baca complex of lands. (usgs.gov)
  • Despite these positive steps toward restoring wild bison, they face new threats as they grow in population and migrate outside the National Park boundaries to winter breeding grounds and new habitat. (patagonia.com)
  • The 1,400 acres designated as wild bison habitat, FWS says was never used in making chemicals. (goodnewsnetwork.org)
  • The Service will add the bison pasture to its popular public tram tour route beginning in April, which will enable the public to view the bison in their natural habitat. (goodnewsnetwork.org)
  • Representative Rob Bishop, a Utah Republican, said the issue of bison leaving the park "is being used by some as a pretext to expand the park, acquire additional federal lands for habitat or control the already limited private property of the West. (ens-newswire.com)
  • Several cooperative efforts are already underway, planning for potential new bison herds in the South Unit of Badlands National Park, and in Colorado's Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Baca National Wildlife Refuge, and adjacent Nature Conservancy lands. (hcn.org)
  • These claims are backed up by such evidence as a 1998 Colorado State University study that found biodiversity to be highest in moderately grazed lands and lower under heavy grazing, but lowest of all on ungrazed land. (emagazine.com)
  • Population Trend: Stable, Current herds occupy less than 1% of their historic range.The total number of mature individuals in wild free-ranging and semi-free-ranging populations is estimated to be approximately 11,250 and most bison are on private lands. (oaklandzoo.org)
  • Schweitzer noted that buying out grazing leases on the lands would cost less than $10 million. (ens-newswire.com)
  • The ABS sparked the establishment of some of the initial public herds in the West, including the Wichita Mountain Preserve in Oklahoma, the National Bison Range in Montana, Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota, and the Niobrara Wildlife Preserve in Nebraska. (bisoncentral.com)
  • Rotational Grazing" combines old-fashioned grazing practices with modern technology to reduce production costs, improve soil quality, prevent manure runoff and attract wildlife back to the farm. (loe.org)
  • Explore the Time Line of the American Bison created by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (nps.gov)
  • Managers need information on the grazing ecology of bison and elk in the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve to develop science-based management alternatives. (usgs.gov)
  • Use this Ground Bison the same way you would use ground beef, just reserve it for when you need to serve the best. (igourmet.com)
  • Ground bison is getting more common but steaks are much harder to locate. (blogspot.com)
  • You can call it ground bison if you want, and you would be more accurate. (dartagnan.com)
  • Take care not to overcook it, as ground bison is lean. (dartagnan.com)
  • Physical characteristics of rumen contents in four large ruminants of different feeding type, the addax (Addax nasomaculatus), bison (Bison bison), red deer (Cervus elaphus) and moose (Alces alces). (semanticscholar.org)
  • Many other options had been considered for the program including using horses to haze the bison with. (workingaussiesource.com)
  • The plan allows federal and state officials to try and haze the bison back into the park - bison that cannot be moved back are captured and tested for brucellosis and those that test positive are slaughtered. (ens-newswire.com)
  • There would likely be a road into the fenced area to allow visitors to view the bison, but Nelson said those and other details are still being refined. (mankatofreepress.com)