I peered through my mule's ears at a copper-coated bison squaring off with me in a remote corner of Northeastern Montana, and shortened my reins.
Two weeks into a 3-month expedition to document the changing Great Plains landscape, this was our first bison.
Consistent with its mandate as managers of federal land, the Bureau of Land Management has demanded the removal of cattle from the Argenta allotment, and the subsidized public lands ranchers have refused.
Ravens aren't the problem, and killing them isn't the solution. It would be better to listen to the message ravens bear about unstable ecosystems, and work towards restoration, rather than destroy our wild heritage.