Bison to be re-introduced back into Banff National Park
Many have wanted it. And now the federal government has announced its plan for bringing plains bison back to Banff National Park. The plan will see $6.4-million spent over five years, bringing small herds back to the park. The first herd of 30-50 bison is expected to arrive from the Elk Island National Park in mid-winter 2017. Officials say the "keystone species" hasn't been in the park since it was established, adding First Nations will be invited to share traditional knowledge of plains bison,...