Bison Ecology In The Northern Plains And A Reconstruction Of Bison Patterns For The North Dakota Region

@inproceedings{Hanson1984BisonEI,
  title={Bison Ecology In The Northern Plains And A Reconstruction Of Bison Patterns For The North Dakota Region},
  author={Jeffery R. Hanson},
  year={1984}
}
In this paper two models of bison ecology for the Northern Plains are critically appraised for potential use in the North Dakota region. On the basis of ecological studies of modern bison and historical documentation of bison herd locations both models are shown to be em pirically untenable, as bison did not behave in ways which these models would predict. Bison patterns for the North Dakota region are reconstructed through the conjunc tion of ecological data, historical observations of bison… CONTINUE READING

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