The bill would require any state relocation of wild bison, except on Indian reservations, to first receive approval from the county commission of the county where the transplant would occur.
Similar bills in 2019 were vetoed by former Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock.
Bison have largely stayed in Yellowstone National Park and avoided being captured by park officials or killed by hunters this winter, officials said.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Thirty-five bison have been moved from Montana to their new home on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota as part of an effort to expand the herd.
In subzero temperatures on Wednesday morning, 35 Montana bison arrived at their new home on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Officials have transported 50 Yellowstone National Park bison to the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes in Montana.
Fifty more Yellowstone National Park bison were transferred to the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes on Friday.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A new agreement has established a truce in a long-running dispute over the management of bison on Montana's north central prairie.
Editor's note: This story has been corrected to reflect that a proposal to restore wild bison to Montana has been received by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
Late in life, Brian Meyer found his people. They are hunters.
“We want to protect and enhance this majestic animal that is so dear to our tribes."
Follow along as Marine veteran Brian Meyer takes part in a donated bison harvest on a portion of the American Prairie Reserve in Montana. The …
Wildlife officials have announced plans to cull between 500 and 700 Yellowstone bison from the population, and no longer enroll the animals to a brucellosis quarantine program.
For the second time this year, a visitor to Yellowstone National Park has captured astonishing video of a grizzly bear bringing down large prey.
The Broncs scored all their points in the first half.
Two brothers accused of riding motorcycles off-road and harassing bison in Yellowstone National Park have pleaded not guilty.
A bison advocacy group sought the release of the documents from the National Park Service through the Freedom of Information Act.
Three Yellowstone bison have begun their journey to Alaska to join their new herd.
A motorcyclist has survived a violent attack by a bison in the Black Hills of South Dakota, sheriff's officials said.
Safe social distancing takes on a different connotation for visitors to Yellowstone National Park during July and August — when bison are in their mating season.
The woman approached the bison to take a picture and got within 10 feet of it multiple times before it gored her on June 25, according to a news release from the park.