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National Bison Day

National Bison Day Provides a Chance to Connect with an American Icon

John F. Calvelli | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green
John F. Calvelli

Bison once numbered in the tens of millions across the U.S. in the early 1800s, ranging from Oregon to New Jersey and Alaska to Mexico. One hundred years later, that number was cut to less than a thousand in the wild due to massive overhunting.

South Dakota's Bipartisan Bison

Pam Grout | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel
Pam Grout

Anyone who longs to get up close and personal to nature (besides the bison, Custer State Park has elk, bighorn sheep, mountain lions, mountain goats and pronghorn) should plan a trip here soon.