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Buffalo being returned to Montana tribes

For the first time in nearly 140 years, the Indian tribes of northeastern Montana are preparing for the return of wild buffalo that are descended from herds that once thundered across the vast American West.
"It's the beginning of a whole new chapter for the bison and for us. It brings us right back to where we were,"
- obert Magnan, head of Fort Peck's fish and game department

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Buffalo being returned to Montana tribes

Source: Reuters, Mon May 09, 2011
For the first time in nearly 140 years, the Indian tribes of northeastern Montana are preparing for the return of wild buffalo that are descended from herds that once thundered across the vast American West.

Obama Orders One-Year Moratorium on Road-Building in Forests

Source: Flathead Beacon, Fri May 29, 2009
The Obama administration is ordering a one-year moratorium on most road-building and other development on about 50 million acres of remote national forests.

Dog rescued from Missouri River

Source: Great Falls Tribune, Sun December 21, 2008
Great Falls, Montana, USA - Black Eagle firefighters scaled a railroad trestle to rescue a dog that had fallen through the ice into the freezing Missouri River this afternoon.

New Proposal For Canada Lynx Habitat

Source: CBS News, Sun March 02, 2008
Washington, D.C., USA - Federal wildlife managers have dramatically increased the amount of land they want to designate as critical habitat for the Canada lynx, a threatened species.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Forest Service Teams with Nonprofit Foundation to Combat Global Warming

Source: ENN, Thu July 26, 2007
Washington, D.C., USA - The U.S. Forest Service is teaming with a nonprofit foundation to allow consumers to participate in a voluntary program to "offset" their carbon dioxide emissions.

Oil and gas leases are withdrawn over wildlife

Source: Bismarck Tribune, Fri July 20, 2007
Billings, Montana, USA - Federal officials said Thursday that dozens of oil and gas leases in Montana will be withdrawn from auction and pledged to look more closely at the environmental consequences of such development, particularly near the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.

Video: Weird Life-Forms in Extreme Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA - With summer travel season upon us, we're taking a closer look at Yellowstone National Park -- and we do mean closer.

Wolf Population Grows in Three States

Source: ENN, Wed March 21, 2007
Billings, Montana, USA - The number of wolves in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming continues to grow, with at least 1,300 in the three states at the end of 2006, federal officials say.

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