Join us for the Friends of the Living Prairie Museum annual Winter Speaker Series!
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Reservations are accepted two weeks prior to the talk. Friends of the Living Prairie Museum members may register for any date.
Admission by donation.
The Deer Lodge Bison herd: Manitoba's role in the conservation of the plains bison.
Biodiversity and Conservation Biologist
Wildlife and Fisheries Branch, Manitoba Sustainable Development
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.
Photo by Henry Schimke