Law, private and public property, human safety, and the welfare of Yellowstone area animals mean nothing to these lawless brutes.
Here is the news release from the Buffalo Field Campaign.
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MASSIVE BISON HAZING OPERATION TAKES PLACE ON PUBLIC LAND
Department Of Livestock Ignores IBMP Adaptive Change Agreement
Exclusive BFC Video & Photos Available Upon Request
For Immediate Release: April 10, 2007
Contact: Stephany Seay (406) 646-0070
WEST YELLOWSTONE, MONTANA. The Montana Department of Livestock (DOL) conducted a massive hazing operation today of approximately 250 wild Yellowstone bison along public lands just outside the western boundary of Yellowstone National Park. The Yellowstone bison herd is the last continuously wild herd in the United States. Genetically and behaviorally unique, the Yellowstone herd currently numbers fewer than 3,600 individuals.
The hazing operation runs counter to adaptations made to the Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) in November 2006, which were supposed to adjust bison management operations. According to the Adjustments to 2006-2007 IBMP Operating Procedures memorandum, the agencies agreed that “based upon collective evaluation of prevailing management activities and consideration of the IBMP objectives, the partner agencies have agreed to incorporate the following into the 2006-2007 IBMP Operating Procedures: