Back where they belong
2 days ago - By CG Compass
Plains bison with their calves in an enclosed pasture in Banff National Park, Alta. A five-year, $6.4-million project by Parks Canada hopes to re-establish the iconic species in part of their historic northern range.
Spring in the remote Panther River valley in Alberta's Banff National Park sounds almost exactly like you imagine it should. The air explodes with birdsong. The river, finally free of ice, roars along its course. Fat bumblebees hum by like tiny zeppelins, occasionally colliding with scorpionweed blossoms. A cool wind rustles the trees.
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