FWS Draft Plan: No Transfer to Tribes for Bison Range

From: The Missoulian

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s latest plans for the National Bison Range don’t involve transferring it to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. But they do leave the door open to future joint management with that group. This stipulation was included in a 204-page draft Environmental Impact Statement released Thursday. It’s being prepared for the National Bison Range’s Comprehensive Conservation Plan, meant to guide management of this National Wildlife Refuge for the next 15 to 20 years.”

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