Steve Forrest

Rockies & Plains Senior Representative
Steve's work for Defenders focuses on black-footed ferret, prairie dog and bison conservation in the Great Plains, as well as conservation of the region's habitat.

Posts By: Steve Forrest

Yellowstone bison, © Steven Lopez

The Bison Are Back! »

This year, another location has joined the list of places restoring wild bison! Ten bison, descendants of wild Yellowstone National Park bison, were reintroduced to Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, in Colorado.

Prairie dogs, © Rob Englehardt

A Prairie Dog “Ranch” »

In June, Defenders representatives worked on the American Prairie Reserve to expand prairie dog colonies. We wanted to make new habitat more prairie dog friendly, to encourage prairie dogs to move into this new area, and to protect the growing colony from plague.