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Stephany Seay

Stephany Seay

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Cease fire! The Yellowstone bison need a chance to recover.

By: - December 4, 2023

It is time for a cease-fire in the so-called “buffalo hunts” that take place on the western and northern edges of Yellowstone National Park. Last winter was the worst “hunting” season the buffalo suffered since the 19th century. Winter came early and hard and we witnessed one of the largest migrations into Montana long before […]

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Cease fire! The Yellowstone bison need to recover

By: - November 29, 2023

It is time for a cease-fire in the so-called “buffalo hunts” that take place on the western and northern edges of Yellowstone National Park. Last winter was the worst “hunting” season the buffalo suffered since the 19th century.  Winter came early and hard and we witnessed one of the largest migrations into Montana long before […]

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Who pulls the trigger on Yellowstone’s bison, and why?

By: and - June 14, 2023

As the debate rages on about the killing of 1,100 Yellowstone National Park bison by tribal hunters, this year there’s plenty of finger-pointing and blame-casting to go around. But the bottom line is that the buffalo are the true victims here. Unfortunately, way too much human-centric drama is being played out in the name of […]

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Management runs amok for Yellowstone’s bison

By: - April 16, 2023

Since the Interagency Bison Management Plan’s last report three weeks ago, close to 75 additional buffalo have been killed by “hunters,” while Yellowstone has captured nearly 430 others. The failures of the state-federal-tribal Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) to “maintain a wild, free-ranging bison population” are astounding as tribes and government agencies continue to kill, […]

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Let’s be clear: It’s a slaughter, not a hunt

By: - March 19, 2023

Our national mammal — the beloved, sacred American bison — is under attack. Of course, they have been since the dawn of colonization, yet despite the false narrative of “America’s greatest conservation success story,” the war against wild buffalo rages on along the northern edge of Yellowstone National Park, where the country’s last continuously wild […]