Category Archives for Science of the Buffalo

Can Buffalo Shape the Prairie?

Can Buffalo Shape the Prairie?

By Ross Martin Buffalo Educator and Graduate Student, Yale School of the Environment There’s a bull buffalo rolling on the ground. Hooves point skyward as the bull’s body moves—rocking, kicking, and sliding on a carefully…

Buffalo Biosecurity

A vital part of a comprehensive Herd Health Management program Buffalo are not cattle.  Buffalo should not be managed with a cattle mind-set.  However, something both buffalo and cattle herds need is proper biosecurity.  Biosecurity…
Article: Bison & Tribal Food Sovereignty

Article: Bison & Tribal Food Sovereignty

Our friend Dr. Jeff Martin at South Dakota State University recently co-authored this paper. PDF: Shamon et al._2022_The Potential of Bison Restoration as an Ecological Approach to Future Tribal Food Sovereignty on the Northern Great
New Homes For Our Buffalo — Guest Post by “Doc” Don Woerner, DVM

New Homes For Our Buffalo — Guest Post by “Doc” Don Woerner, DVM

It is encouraging to have people across our Nation and around the world who are so fascinated with the American bison. I have been in private veterinary practice for over 50 years and have always…
Being a Good Relative — Guest Post by Monica Terkildsen

Being a Good Relative — Guest Post by Monica Terkildsen

Mitakuyapi, what does it actually mean to be a good relative to bison/buffalo? In my journey of 57 years now I believe I am nearing the top of the hill in this journey, and looking…