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Welcome to each of YOU who joins us on this incredible journey!! Together, we’ll share history and the wonderful buffalo stories that never grow old, that are told over and over, around campfires, in classrooms and at family gatherings!

Our Mission is to change the buffalo story from its sad ending in the 1870s slaughter—to include the full heroic narrative of the magnificent buffalo, ordinary people Native and non-Native, saving them from extinction, caring for them and now all of us enjoying our amazing National Mammal on ranches, parks and tribal lands.

Our FREE Blog celebrates its first year. Arriving every other Tuesday with a new Blog, News, Upcoming Events and Photos, it is written by Francie M. Berg, teacher and author of 2 award-winning books about buffalo. If you live on far distant shores—we bring you virtual buffalo tours to enlighten and delight from your armchair! We love having YOU aboard!! Subscriptions are FREE.

Let’s celebrate all things buffalo!

Buffalo Stampedes

Buffalo stampedes terrified people travelling across the plains. Stampedes were often described by hunters, soldiers and early settlers on the plains and prairies. No one wanted to get caught in the midst of one without a way to escape—the stampede could be terrible...

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Bison Sounds and Vocalization

What sound does a bison make? Your answer may not come as quickly as "moo" for a cow or "baa" for a sheep. But . . . Buffalo sounds include anything from the high-pitched bleats of a calf looking for its mother to the deep, low rumblings of male bellows heard during...

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The Legacy of Wind Cave National Park

Below are 3 bright slices of the rich heritage of Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota. First: In the video below the fine storyteller Sina Bear Eagle tells the beautiful Lakota tradition of Wind Cave as the place from which humans and bison emerged in ancient...

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November 13, 2021. Oklahoma Bison Association Fall Auction. Payne County Stockyards. Perkins, OK. For more information, visit https://paynecountystockyards.com/

November 14-17, 2021. Prairie Monarch Bison Ranch Bred Female Auction. Online Only bison auction offering Approximately 45 two year old bred bison heifers and 45 three yr old bred bison females.Wyoming. http://qasbuy.com/

November 20, 2021. Coyote Trail Buffalo Ranch Production Simulcast Auction. SD.

November 21, 38th Annual Canadian Bison Association Convention, Show and Sale. Ramada Plaza, 1818 Victoria Ave, Regina Saskatchewan.

November 22, 2021. TNC Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Fall Bison Auction. 15316 Co. Rd. 4201, Pawhuska, Oklahoma 74056.

November 26, 2021. Minnesota Bison Association’s Bison Fundamentals Workshop. Are you thinking about raising bison? Do you have questions? Do you want to hear from experienced ranchers? Join the MnBA for this free class! For more information: https://mnbison.org/events/

November 27, 2021. Minnesota Bison Association’s Legends of the Fall Bison Auction. Albany, MN.

November 28, 2021. Rocking P Ranch Annual Porduction Simulcast Aucation. SD.

December 4, 2021. Kansas Bison Association Annual Sale. Join us at the Salina Farmers and Ranchers Livestock Commission for our 30th Annual Fall Buffalo Auction on December 5th. The sale barn is located at 1500 Old U.S. 40, Salina, KS. For more information: https://www.kansasbuffalo.org/annual-sale.cfm

December 4, 2021. 22nd Annual Western Bison Association Wild West Buffalo Stampede Show and Sale – UT

December 7, 2021. Northern Range Buffalo Simulcast Auction. Sturgis, SD.

January 1, 2022. Prairie Legends Bison Auction. Online bidding only. For more information, visit http://prairielegendsbison.com/

January 7-8, 2022. Montana Bison Association Winter Conference. Great Falls, MT. For more information, visit https://montanabison.org/event/2022-montana-bison-association-winter-conference/

January 8, 2022. Turner Bison Exchange Prairie Performance Bison Auction. The Lodge, Deadwood, SD. For more information, visit https://www.turnerbisonexchange.com/event-info

January 19-22, 2022. National Bison Association Winter Conference. CO.

January 22, 2022. NBA Gold Trophy Show and Sale. Taking place at the newly renovated National Western Stock Show complex in Denver. While the show and sale is still being finalized in terms of classes to be offered, etc. The Gold Trophy Show and Sale (GTSS) is the premier bison auction in the U.S. For nearly 40 years, bison producers have brought their best bison stock to Denver’s National Western Stock Show to show and sell their animals. The sale features high quality, judged breeding stock as well as top-notch production animals that are sure to perform back at the ranch. Stay tuned to https://bisoncentral.com/gold-trophy-show-and-sale/ for updated details.

February 12, 2022. Dakota Dynamite Buffalo Sale. SD.

February 19, 2022. Dakota Territory Bison Association Auction. SD. For more information, visit https://www.dakotabuffalo.com/event/dtba-2022-winter-conference/

February 26, 2022. Beltway Bison Consignment Live Auction. PA.

March 4, 2022. RMBA’s Spring Conference. Location TBD.

July 12, 2022. International Bison Conference. Saskatoon, SK.

Francie Berg

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