Posts Categorized: Rocky Mountains and Great Plains

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.

Wolverine, © Anna Yu/iStock© Anna Yu/iStock

Wildlife Weekly Wrap Up »

Rare Wolverines Confirmed in New Areas in Wyoming; Wolf Science – “When shooting a coyote kills a wolf”; Rare Lynx Sighting Caught on Camera; Save These Sharks; Alarming Rates of Plastic in Sea Turtles

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.