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Apr 19, 2011 - National Bison Range

Today we visited the National Bison Range in Moiese, Montana. 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. The Refuge was established to support a population of American bison. It is home to about 350-500 of these animals and covers approximately 18,500 acres. Other large wildlife found on the Range include elk, white-tail and mule deer, pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep and...

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Jul 18, 2010 - National Bison Range, Moiese, MT

The National Bison Range is located near Moiese, Montana. It is a 19,000-acre natural grassland that has about 400 head of bison (buffalo). It also boasts of having elk, white-tail deer, mule deer, pronghorns, bighorn sheep, and black bear, plus 200 species of birds. We saw bison, white-tailed deer, pronghorns, and several birds. It took us two hours to travel the 19-mile gravel roadway known as the Red Sleep Mountain Drive, as we stopped often to observe wildlife or just enjoy the grasses and colorful wildflowers.

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Aug 25, 2009 - Trestle Creek Golf Course (For you Golfers)

Pete decided it was time to play golf once again. The Trestle Creek Golf Course is a Par 3 course nestled in the pines & aspens. I drove the cart of course, I did try to miss all the ruts.............ha-ha, but you can't avoid them all. Even though I don't play I enjoy getting out on the courses, they are beautiful. Pete did pretty good even though its been awhile, he's back was a little stiff the next day but he survived.

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Aug 24, 2009 - National Bison Range

INFORMATION FROM PAMPHLET: Located in Moiese, MT.(near the junction of Hwy 212 & Hwy. 200) is the National Bison Range. It is administrated by the U.S. Fish & Game Service as part of the National Wild Refuge System. It was established in 1908 & is one of the oldest Wildlife Refuges in the nation. A large portion of the 18,700 acre Range consists of native Palouse Prairie. Forests, wetlands & streams are also found here providing a wide range of habitats for wildlife. Elk, deer, pronghorn, black bear, coyote & ground squirrels are just some...

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