CBA News & Updates

Bison ranch keeps tabs on health of species at risk

Jun 13, 2018
Merek Wigness stands in front of one of the stewardship program signs installed on his farm. | Submitted photo The Wigness family knows all about the important relationships between their bison and species at risk. They’ve been ranching southwest o… View Article...

Baby bison stuck in badger hole saved by rancher

Jun 12, 2018
What do you do when a baby bison gets stuck in a badger hole? This was an unexpected question rancher Derrick Schaefer had to answer in early May. He'd been watching a particular bison cow and its four-day-old calf on his farm in west-central… View Article...

Elk Island National Park honours its main attraction

Jun 12, 2018
The spotlight was on bison at Elk Island National Park's fifth annual Bison Festival. The event on Saturday (June 2) focused on educating visitors about the bison, as well as their history, habits and cultural significance to Indigenous peoples.&hel… View Article...

Bison prices increase with better access

Jun 8, 2018
Prices for Canadian bison are slowly gaining ground as the industry continues to try and expand its global footprint. While the United States remains Canada’s largest export market, efforts have been made to increase access to Mexico, Europe and so… View Article...

To Preserve The Species, Eat It

Jun 4, 2018
A decade ago, Leawood native Amy Dunn was living in Kansas City, Missouri, and selling books at Barnes & Noble. And even though she was apprenticing as a horse trainer, she was no more country than a suburban horse. Her boyfriend, Michael Billings, wa… View Article...