Re-Bisoning the West: Restoring an American Icon to the Landscape (Paperback)
A 2019 Foreword INDIES Bronze Award Winner"...essential reading for those concerned about the future of our historic landscapes and wildlife..."
--CHRIS LA TRAY, Fact & Fiction BookstoreKurt Repanshek traces the history of bison from their near extinction to present-day efforts to bring them back to the landscape--and the biological, political, and cultural hurdles confronting these efforts. Repanshek explores Native Americans' relationships with bison and presents a forward-thinking approach to returning bison to the West and improving the health of ecosystems.
Kurt Repanshek, an award-winning journalist whose career stretches into four decades, is well-versed in public lands, wildlife, recreation, and environmental issues. His writing has appeared in Smithsonian, Audubon, National Geographic Traveler, and numerous other periodicals. He is the founder of NationalParksTraveler.org, the only editorially independent media organization that is dedicated to daily coverage of national parks and protected areas.