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WINTER SPEAKER- Deer Lodge Bison Herd

Dr. William Watkins –Biodiversity Conservation Biologist, Wildlife and Fisheries Branch of
Manitoba Sustainable Development: The Deer Lodge bison herd: Manitoba’s role in the conservation of the Plains Bison.

The story of the decline of the plains bison, or buffalo as it is more commonly called, is generally well known. What is not so well known is the key role that the Red River Settlement and several of its prominent citizens played in rescuing the species from extinction.

Earlier Event: February 4
Snowshoe Sunday
Later Event: February 25
Snowshoe Sunday