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Buffalo Field Campaign Our National Mammal Slideshow
Protect Our National Mammal: Be a Voice For the Buffalo!

Buffalo Field Campaign invites you to become a voice for our last wild migratory bison and Our National Mammal.

This educational slide show gives you everything you need to give a clear, concise and accurate presentation on the natural history and current plight of the American Bison. By offering this slide show, you can inspire and educate your community groups to Take Action for our country's first national mammal.

We provide the Tool ~ You Create the Event!

Our National Mammal Slideshow

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Slides 1 - 6 contain background information on this presentation.
The presentation begins on Slide 7 ( Set up slide )
PDF - You can download Acrobat Reader here

Buffalo Field Campaign would like to thank Catchafire Volunteer, Nick Ito, for his partnership and design of this outstanding outreach tool.

Thank you to Patagonia for partnering with Catchafire and offering this platform to their grantees.


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So, you want to make a difference for the bison of Yellowstone national park?

You can help save the last wild buffalo by providing the supplies and provisions that support their defense in both field and office!

This wish list offers a great way for you to match your personal interests to specific buffalo protection operational needs. You decide how you want to make your own positive impact!

Do you love to cook but can’t make it to the BFC basecamp to help? Maybe you can send in some food or cooking supplies—or recipes!

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Or maybe you are an avid hiker, but can’t get to Montana to join the buffalo defense patrols? Sending in some binoculars or clothing will allow you to support those activities!

We also know lots of you are “nerds” and might love to help in our office…but can’t take the time off work. If you want to support that kind of buffa-love, you’ll find lots of office, tech, and media gear on this list that would enhance the kinds of things you might do if you were here!

In any case: we update this list periodically, so please check back for new options or feel free to call us at the number listed below. Please ship items to: BFC, PO Box 957, West Yellowstone, MT 59758, or contact us if USPS services are not an option for you.

Questions?  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 406-646-0070.

The fine print: Donations of material items are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the IRS. Please check with your accountant or tax preparer.

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Wish Lists

* Perhaps most of all, we wish for you to join us. Are you able to share your time, skills, and energy, by volunteering with us in the field to defend the buffalo?

Kitchen Wishes

  • Patrol snacks & drinks: coffee, tea, hot cocoa, chocolate, trail mix, granola, dried fruits, more chocolate, nuts and nut butters, other chocolaty things.
  • Quality blender
  • Pot holders and dish towels are always needed
  • Pots of all sizes with double bottoms
  • Your energy, converted into outreach to your local farms and businesses that might support us with food donations.
  • Contributions of and/or gift certificates for bulk food from these local businesses:

Camp Maintenance Wishes

Office Wishes

Patrol Gear Wishes

  • Thermal bottoms, all sizes: polypropylene, capilene, or wool; no cotton please.
  • NOLS Med Kit 4.0
  • Wound Irrigation Kit
  • Compact tripods
  • Gaiters: waterproof full-length/over-the-calf, large sizes (to fit over pack boots).
  • NNN and NNN BC Ski boots and bindings:  all women's sizes; men's sizes 8.5-15.
  • Snowshoes.
  • Back country and Touring skis. NNN and NNN BC bindings
  • Sorrel style winter boots and liners: especially all women's sizes and men's large sizes.
  • Mitts and gloves. 
  • Shoe laces - 60 inch round heavy duty laces
  • Binoculars
  • Spotting scopes

Vehicle Maintenance Wishes

  • Gift cards to O'Reilly's Auto Parts
  • Gift cards to Napa Auto Parts 406-646-7473
  • Walmart gift cards (they sell the cheapest oil for oil changes)
  • Gift cards to Jake's Automotive (West Yellowstone, MT): 406-646-9500. These will help cover vehicle maintenance, parts, and repairs.
  • Vehicle makers: BFC can field test electric vehicles in a harsh climate and mountainous terrain--and we'll do if free of charge!

Education and Outreach Wishes

  • 12-foot Backyard Theater System
  • Four season camping tents: 2-4 person.
  • EZ up canopy to keep the sun and rain off of our volunteer tablers.

  • Collect your friends’ email addresses, and (with their permission!) share them with us so we can add them to our email list and keep them informed of our important buffalo defense work!

This page last updated on: December 2018


Amazon Wish List

As you purchase items on Amazon, please consider doing a little shopping for BFC, too!

You will find a whole list of “buffalo defense” items on this

Amazon Wishlist


The buffalo need your help!

There are many ways for you to become an active part of these buffalo protection efforts!  Visit the following pages to learn more about how you can help! 

Check out our Volunteers at Work photo gallery.


Take Action for America’s Last Wild Buffalo!

You have a voice. Please use it to create positive change and lasting protection for America’s last wild buffalo by taking the important actions listed below.

All of the sample letters we provide can be edited, so if you have already taken action, for all but the public comments you can refresh your words for the buffalo and write these decision-makers again.

Please share these links with your network of friends ~ spread the word to save the herds!


VOICE YOUR CONCERNS: Tell Montana Legislators to manage wild buffalo like wild elk!

Wild buffalo are being “captured for slaughter” right now, because current Montana laws treat them as cows. Tell these politicians and bureaucrats your opinion. You can make an impact TODAY! Act now…


Urge Montana to Implement Wildlife Crossings on Dangerous Highways Near Yellowstone National Park

Contact the Montana Department of Transportation and the Governor's office and urge them to install safe wildlife passages near Yellowstone.  Act now...


Urge Governor Bullock to Repeal MCA 81-2-120

Revoke the Montana Department of Livestock's authority over wild bison in Montana. Act now... 




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BFC's goal is to stop the slaughter and harassment of Yellowstone's wild buffalo herds, protect the natural habitat of wild free-roaming buffalo and native wildlife, and to work with people of all Nations to honor the sacredness of wild buffalo. learn more yellow 2

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