May 2017


In This Issue

Making a ComebackAmerica's National Mammal

 Image of Connect May 2017 Cover with BisonWith bipartisan leadership in Congress, and endorsement of the Interior and Agriculture Secretaries, the National Bison Legacy Act made the North American bison (Bison bison) the new U.S. National Mammal when President Obama signed it into law last spring.  Leading the multi-sector Vote Bison Coalition, the Wildlife Conservation Society, InterTribal Buffalo Council, and National Bison Association had combined forces to make an ecological, social and economic case compelling enough to overcome legislative gridlock. 

CITES—Talk of Zoos Bubbles to the CoP (Members Only)

In Case of Emergencies (Members Only)

On the Cover

American Bison © WCS, Julie Larsen Maher

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