Plains Bison

Nicole DollEducation

Close-up of bison standing in grassland

Bison once roamed the Great Plains in vast herds that stretched miles long, and yet, years later, they were on the brink of extinction. Today, bison represent strength and resilience and are an important symbol of the prairies.

Bison and Reconciliation

Nicole DollDecolonizing Conservation, Education

Bison resting in a field on a sunny day

Bison represent a keystone species of the grasslands and are emblematic of Canada’s Indigenous people. Their reintroduction onto the grasslands provides hope for both restoration and reconciliation.