to the Buffalo Field Campaign's Bison Habitat Page
With the collaboration of many people, Buffalo Field Campaign
has created two interactive mapping sites to let you explore
and learn about Yellowstone bison, their native range and
habitat, and threats to their survival as a native wildlife
Our purpose is to:
* Raise public awareness of wild bison and their native habitat
* Build grassroots support to conserve and protect the Yellowstone
bison herd and their native range.
* Inspire action by residents in the region to donate land
and secure conservation easements in vital bison corridors.
* Retire livestock grazing allotments and open range to wild
* Generate public interest in and momentum behind changing
land use and wildlife policy to benefit wild bison and their
It is our generation that will decide the fate of America's
last wild bison herd.
Take this opportunity to get involved in Buffalo Field Campaign's
vision to conserve and protect the Yellowstone bison herd
and their native range.
Interactive Mapping Service
collaboration with Big Sky Conservation Institute, Buffalo
Field Campaign has created an Interactive Mapping Service
presenting land use, bison habitat, Geographic Information
System and ownership data in the Yellowstone ecosystem.
in layers, the site allows you to view bison winter range and
corridors with other land use data. You can also view and search
grazing program data and maps, and identify land ownership in
the Yellowstone bison herd's native range.
Mapping Service Guide
to use Buffalo Field Campaign's Web Interactive Mapping Service
a Story Line
about the Bison
Data presented on this Web site provides a snapshot view of
America's last wild bison herd and their native habitat.
Buffalo Field Campaign invites people to contribute their knowledge
about Yellowstone bison, habitat selection and migration patterns,
behavior, and stories, particularly from indigenous peoples.
People interested in contributing a story line or data can contact:
Buffalo Field Campaign
PO Box 957
West Yellowstone, MT 59758
to Buffalo Field Campaign's Web interactive Wildlife Database
on Google Maps open source software, you can view sightings
of migrating wild bison overlaid with satellite and topographic
maps of the Yellowstone ecosystem.
Our Wildlife Database catalogues volunteer sightings of wild
bison and additional wildlife migrating into the upper Madison
Valley, Hebgen Basin and Gardiner Basin since 2001.
wildlife reports by species and change data fields within reports,
to view habitat selection and wildlife migration trends.
Yellowstone bison share the ecosystem with a host of native
wildlife species recorded in our database including elk, mule
deer, moose, pronghorn antelope, whitetail deer, black bear,
grizzly bear, wolf, coyote, beaver, bald eagle, golden eagle,
great horned owl, great gray owl, osprey, trumpeter swan, sandhill
crane and great blue heron.
Due to wildlife security concerns, some wildlife data will not
be immediately accessible online.
If you would like to learn more about the open source software
used to develop our Wildlife Database, contact Jesse Crocker,
Buffalo Field Campaign, email@example.com.