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How Bison are Saving America's Lost Prairie

American prairies were once home to as many as 60 million bison. When ranching and agriculture displaced elk and bison from the prairies, America’s grasslands all but disappeared. But researchers and conservationists in Oklahoma may have hit upon the surprising keys to saving this lost ecosystem: bison and fire.

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National AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award Winner


PBS bison story from the tallgrass prairies of the Midwest and Oklahoma
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