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NYT Blog: Lawsuit continues over bison on Montana reservations
Environment | Law
NYT Blog: Lawsuit continues over bison on Montana reservations (May 31, 2012)
"The legal battle continues over the fate of a herd of wild bison that are roaming the plains of northern Montana for the first time in more than a century....

Judge blocks transfers of Yellowstone bison to Montana tribes
Environment | Law
Judge blocks transfers of Yellowstone bison to Montana tribes (May 10, 2012)
A judge in Montana barred the state from transferring any more bison from Yellowstone National Park to tribes. The Fort Peck Tribes accepted more than 60 bison from the park....

Non-Indian ranchers unhappy with transfer of bison to tribes
Environment | Law | National
Non-Indian ranchers unhappy with transfer of bison to tribes (April 27, 2012)
Non-Indian farmers and ranchers in Montana continue to fight the transfer of bison from Yellowstone National Park to tribes. Bison were once plentiful across the state. Over-hunting led to their...

Group protests governor's visit to Fort Peck Tribes bison site
Environment | Politics
Group protests governor's visit to Fort Peck Tribes bison site (April 3, 2012)
A non-Indian group showed up to the Fort Peck Reservation on Monday to protest the the transfer of bison from Yellowstone National Park. Members of Citizens for Balanced Use criticized...

Editorial:  Tribes in  Montana   should get    bison from Yellowstone
Environment | Opinion
Editorial: Tribes in Montana should get bison from Yellowstone (December 5, 2011)
"Montana has been wasting a tremendous natural resource by barring wild bison from our state. On Friday, the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission is scheduled to consider a modest...

Gov. Schweitzer statement on the passing of Elouise Cobell
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
Gov. Schweitzer statement on the passing of Elouise Cobell (October 18, 2011)
The following is a statement from Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D). Elouise Cobell was an extraordinary Montana leader who had the fortitude to challenge an injustice that started more than...

Members of Crow Tribe crowd shelter to escape   flooding
Environment | National
Members of Crow Tribe crowd shelter to escape flooding (May 27, 2011)
Nearly 400 members of the Crow Tribe of Montana are staying at a shelter off the reservation as the state deals with the worst flooding in decades. The American Red...

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