By Matt Volz 

FWP wants bison removed to forts Belknap, Peck


HELENA — Montana wildlife officials on Wednesday said they will recommend the relocation of 68 quarantined Yellowstone National Park bison to two Indian reservations after running into strong opposition by ranchers and landowners to proposals to move the animals to other parts of the state.

The bison could be moved to the Fort Peck and Fort Belknap reservations this winter if the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission approves the recommendation at its Dec. 9 meeting.

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File

A government horseback rider hazes bison to move them from one location to another,...

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