Fewer bison migrated out of Yellowstone National Park this winter, reducing the hunter harvest to almost 170 animals. Because so few bison were available to hunters this season the park’s staff decided not to capture any for its Bison Conservation Transfer or slaughter programs. This, despite agreeing to a recommended culling quota of 500 to 700 animals last year when hunters killed more than 200 bison with another 260 shipped to slaughter.
Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs lifesaving blood. A $100,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Trust created in 1944 that is today one of the nation’s largest philanthropic organizations will help the Montana Red Cross replace aging equipment used to store and process lifesaving blood. Montana Red Cross Executive Director Diane Wright.