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By Monica Bourgeau, Business Coaching
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A Day at The National Bison Range in Moiese Montana One of the best day trips in Western Montana is a visit to the National Bison Range in Moiese, Montana on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The Bison Range has a nice visitor's center and a self-guided driving tour you can take for some of the best scenery in Montana and lots of wildlife. The National Bison Range is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. It was established in 1908 and is one of the oldest Wildlife Refuges in the nation. As its name implies, the Refuge was established to support a population of American bison. It is home to about 350-500 of these animals. Kevin and Kelsey recently spent an afternoon at the Bison Range taking wildlife photos and were able to phot...
Whether you live in Montana or are just visiting, you need to visit the National Bison Range. Established in 1908, the National Bison Range is one of the oldest wildlife refuges in the nation. It was established with the first Congressional appropriations ever made for the purchase of lands for a wildlife refuge. The original herd of bison, released in 1909, was purchased with private money raised by the American Bison Society and then donated to the Refuge. The Bison Range helped bring the bison back from the edge of extinction. Today, 350-500 bison call this Refuge home. To keep the herd in balance with their habitat, surplus bison are donated and/or sold live.

Much of the Range was once surrounded by prehistoric Lake Missoula, which was formed by a glacial dam 10,000 years ago. O...

By Monica Bourgeau, Business Coaching
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A great place to visit while you're in Montana is the National Bison Range. Located in Moiese, Montana, it's just a short drive from Missoula or Kalispell and is on the way to Flathead Lake. The wildlife and spectacular views of the Mission Mountains are worth the drive. The National Bison Range is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System.  It was established in 1908 and is one of the oldest Wildlife Refuges in the nation. A large portion of the 18, 500 acre Range consists of native Palouse prairie; forests, wetlands, and streams are also found here providing a wide range of habitats for wildlife.  Elk, deer, pronghorn, black bear, coyote and ground squirrels are just some of the mammals that share the area with 350 to 500 bison. ...

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