Our headquarters on the shores of Lake Hebgen is buzzing with activity in preparation for our 25th season. A productive summer of outreach and education now pivots to field operations from November 15th to the end of May. As we ready gear and light our fires, we want to recognize our wonderful supporters for standing with BFC and the buffalo for 25 years. We couldn’t do it without you!

Photo by Sandy Sisti.  Full use permission granted.  sandysisti@yahoo.comSandy Sistiwww.wildatheartimages.comP.O. Box 305Wapiti, WY 82450NOTE:  Sandi's photo (bulls sparring) was the September photo in the 2011 calendar.

BFC staff and volunteers spend every winter patrolling the northern and western boundaries of Yellowstone National Park to document the persecution of the world’s last wild and migratory bison. Our field presence is vitally important. It gives us the firsthand experience and knowledge to advocate for the Yellowstone Herds with authority. Our policy priorities are shaped by a quarter century in the field with the bison— the federal government must list them under the Endangered Species Act. This listing would give wild bison priority access to critical winter grazing and spring calving territory on national forest land around Yellowstone.

To further our Endangered Species Act litigation in the courts, the campaign is soliciting proposals from a PhD wildlife biologist to assess the threats to the Yellowstone Herds. This study will further strengthen our call for habitat and conservation of our national mammal. Learn more about the opportunity here.

The biggest way you can support the mission of the campaign is to Volunteer With Us! BFC volunteers immerse themselves in the fight to protect the last wild buffalo by living at campaign headquarters in West Yellowstone, MT. You will cross country ski on daily field patrols, observe and learn the landscape and wildlife of Yellowstone, and spend time with the buffalo, of course. Volunteering with BFC is a lived commitment to create a better world— one where buffalo and all wildlife can thrive and coexist with people. We’d love for you to join us on the frontlines this winter!

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Have you seen BFC’s brand new 2021-2022 newsletter? Helping to distribute our newsletter to your friends, family, school, local businesses and faith organizations is a great way to raise awareness about what is happening to the buffalo. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we can send you BFC newsletters so you can spread the word to save the herds! Also, keep an eye on BFC social media next week as we celebrate the week leading up to National Bison Day on November 6.

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Lastly, BFC is hiring! We are looking to hire an assistant volunteer/ gear coordinator for the field season (Nov.- May). If you have volunteered with the campaign in the past or want an opportunity to join our team in Yellowstone this winter please apply! To learn more, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..