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Journey to Save the Last Wild Buffalo

Green/Environmental, Animals

Come learn the story of our National Mammal, the Bison. What is the difference between a Buffalo and a Bison? You will learn all about the history of this amazing animal that has lived in North America since prehistoric times and is now an official symbol of our country. The Buffalo Field Campaign, a non-profit organization based in Montana, will be giving a presentation including live music and a new film “Our National Mammal” by Thia Martin. Since 1997, the Buffalo Field Campaign has been working to protect the natural habitat of wild free-roaming bison and other native wildlife, and stand with First Nations to honor the sacredness of wild buffalo. Yheir goal is to create permanent year-round protection for bison and the ecosystem they depend on—including respect for the migratory needs of this long-exploited and clearly endangered species. Website is www.buffalofieldcampaign.org. The presentation will be Tuesday, September 18th at 7:30 pm at Traditions Café, 300 5th Avenue SW, Olympia, WA 98501.