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Blane Klemek column: Naturalist muses on the passing of bison herds

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As many of you know, I spent the summers of 1997-99 on the rolling, prairie pothole country of North Dakota working on various wildlife research projects.


At the summits of some of the hills overlooking wetlands galore, I often pondered about what it must have been like when the Great Plains were covered by hundreds of thousands of bison.

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