1/3/2017 11:49:32 AM

The new National Mammal gets its day in the sun: National Bison Day is Sat. Nov 5th

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NOVEMBER 4, 2016) – The American Bison Coalition, on behalf of its steering members is joining scores of bison-friendly groups, organizations and businesses around the country this month to celebrate our country’s first National Bison Day since the North American bison was official...
(American Bison Society)

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1/3/2017 11:49:31 AM

International Efforts Needed to Save World’s Largest Mammals, Scientists Say

July 27, 2016 – A team of conservation biologists is calling for a worldwide strategy to prevent the unthinkable: the extinction of the world’s largest mammal species.
(American Bison Society)

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1/3/2017 11:49:30 AM

Vote Bison Coalition Hosts Celebration of National Mammal Adoption

The Vote Bison Coalition held a special reception at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian to celebrate the adoption of the North American bison as America’s national mammal. 
(American Bison Society)

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1/3/2017 11:49:29 AM

Historic Bison Legislation Signed into Law by President Obama

NEW YORK (May 9, 2016) – The following is a statement from John Calvelli, WCS Executive Vice President for Public Affairs:
(American Bison Society)

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1/3/2017 11:49:28 AM

Senate Approves National Bison Legacy Act

 Cristián Samper, WCS President and CEO, said: “The National Bison Legacy Act is a milestone in a long journey by WCS, its flagship Bronx Zoo, and many other partners to prevent the bison from going extinct and to recognize the bison’s ecological, cultural, historical and economic importance to the ...
(American Bison Society)

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1/3/2017 11:49:27 AM

WCS Applauds Bi-Partisan House Passage of National Bison Legacy Act; Urges Senate to Take Action

April 26, 2016 – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Bison Legacy Act, leaving only Senate passage and President Obama’s signature to officially make bison the National Mammal of the United States.
(American Bison Society)

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1/3/2017 11:49:26 AM

HOME AGAIN: WCS and Blackfeet Nation Partner to Bring Buffalo Back to Their Original Homeland

April 5, 2016 – The Blackfeet Nation,  Elk Island National Park in Alberta, Canada (Elk Island), the Oakland Zoo and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) announced today that 88 plains bison have been transferred from Elk Island to the reservation of the Blackfeet Nation near Browning, Montana. 
(American Bison Society)

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1/3/2017 11:49:25 AM

Senate PASSES Bill to Make Bison Our National Mammal

WASHINGTON (December 4, 2015) – The Vote Bison Coalition hailed the Senate passage of the National Bison Legacy Act as a major step toward officially recognizing one of America’s most iconic animals as the National Mammal of the United States. 
(American Bison Society)

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