A Tribal National Park

Friday, April 25, 2014

Bringing Bison Back to the Badlands

In first-of-its-kind legislation, the National Park Service and the Oglala Sioux have proposed the 133,000-acre South Unit of Badlands National Park be turned into a Tribal National Park.

Can it be done? How?

Todd Graham, co-author of PERC's latest case study and a partner at Ranch Advisory Partners, explains the feasibility of bringing bison back to the badlands and creating economic development opportunities for the Oglala Sioux.

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Bringing Bison Back to the Badlands by Todd Graham and Jeremy Gingerich

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When Charlotte isn't filming or editing PERC video or podcast productions, she assists with outreach projects – reviewing PERC publications, promoting PERC scholars in media outlets, and maintaining and growing our social media presence. She is originally from the San Francisco Bay area and has degrees in Environmental Studies and French from...
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Annie Ireland is a former Research and Outreach Associate at PERC. She graduated from Colorado College with a B. A. in Political Science, where she was honored to receive the Edith Bramhall Award for outstanding scholarship in the department. Annie got her feet wet at PERC when she attended the student colloquium and worked as an intern in the...
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Todd Graham is a partner at Ranch Advisory Partners, a Montana-based firm providing ecological and financial advisory services on ranching and agricultural properties across the West.
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