Achieving our goal to restore wild bison on and near the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge will depend largely upon an enhanced understanding of “wildness” among Montanans. Our minimum conservation standard of at least 1000 bison on at least 100 square miles of diverse, quality bison habitat is based upon the requirements for wildness.

Two essays here summarize the simplistic view of wildness embedded in Montana law and also the real, biological, meaning of wildness. Please review and compare these important messages, using the links below.




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