Jim Robbins of The New York Times reports on bison conservation efforts in Montana.
- American Prairie is a nonprofit that is restoring and conserving the American shortgrass prairie ecosystem in Montana by bringing bison back its natural habitat.
- Since 2005 the group has brought over 750 bison back to Montana which has been critical to ecosystem restoration efforts.
- Bison grazing on prairielands has been shown to double the richness of native plant species and increase the area’s resilience to drought.
- Organizations like American Prairie are crucial to driving lasting environmental progress.
Read the full article here.