Burgum urges National Park Service to maintain herd of wild horses at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

If you’re not aware, the horses in Teddy Roosevelt Park have been in the news because of the possibility of removing them from the park. You’ve got through today to add your own comments for consideration by the National Park Service. Yesterday, Governor Burgum added his on behalf of all of us. Read the full

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Wild horses tied to Theodore Roosevelt’s past ‘integral to honoring ranching experiences’

Horses or no horses? That’s the question the National Park Service is currently asking with regards to the wild livestock the runs the badlands of Teddy Roosevelt National Park. The reason the Park Service is asking: they’re not sure their mandate to preserve and conserve native ecosystems aligns with having horses in the park. But

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State legislators are presenting a resolution to save the wild horses at TRNP

The National Park Service has been studying the livestock including wild horses in Teddy Roosevelt National Park; they can’t find a natural reason within the Park Service’s mandate for them to remain. It’s an issue that, now exposed, is riling up citizens. They’re reached out to state legislators for support. Adrienne Oglesby with KX News

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No More Horses in Teddy Roosevelt National Park?

Removal of at least some of the horses and other non-natural livestock in Teddy Roosevelt National Park is a likely outcome of a pending action from the National Park Service. Jackie Jahfetson with the Bismarck Tribune has the full story linked below, but it boils down to this: The Park Service sees its mission as

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Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library sees legislation after bill shuffling, funding rewrite

After a session of politicking, it looks like the legislature and the Governor are inching toward a solution that would see dollars — to be used for operation — delivered to the Teddy Rooosevelt Library project. Jack Dura with the Bismarck Tribune has the story.

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park to cull elk herd

Managing the size of TRNP’s elk herd is a nearly annual process. This year, park officials expect to take approximately thirty animals —  mostly females — as they contribute most to reproduction in the park.

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ND Humanities Council Taking Self Reflection & Philosophy to the Badlands

The ND Humanities Council inaugural ‘Think Outside’ Event is set for next weekend. The event will combine daytime hiking and mountain biking with night-time philosophical discussions on the importance of place. Jenny Schlect with the Bismarck Tribune has more.

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Managing the Herd: Bison Round up in Teddy Roosevelt NP

More than a hundred animals were gently rounded up Tuesday morning at the North Unit of Teddy Roosevelt National Park and put through a barrage of tests to confirm their health. The animals are set to be relocated around the country including to several Native American tribes; in part to help ensure genetic diversity among smaller herds.

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