Tag: bison

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 5

Written by | June 5th, 2009


350 versus 450? If you don’t know what that question means, you soon will — it’s going to be a huge point of discussion this December at international climate change talks. On the other hand, you could just watch the video from 350.org above and then read this morning’s Cool Greeness, thereby equipping you to […]

Bison Calves Born in Iowa

Written by | May 28th, 2009


Newborn animals always elicit a certain “awwww” feeling. But the bison calves recently born at The Nature Conservancy’s Broken Kettle Grasslands Preserve in Iowa aren’t just cute — they mark a turning point in the effort to reintroduce “pure” bison to native prairie in Iowa. Bison used to roam American prairies in numbers so great you’d […]

Born To Rewild

Written by | March 3rd, 2009


North America is a land shaped by elephants. (And pronghorns like the one above — but more on that later.) 10,000 years ago — a blink of the evolutionary eye — members of the elephant family like mammoths and mastodons roamed our grasslands, influencing nearly every plant and animal that lived there. They were part […]

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