Sign up for Wildlife Updates

Learn more about our efforts to protect wildlife and how you can help lend your support to animals everywhere.

Get Updates

Wildlife Nation  >  Episode 25

Join host Jeff Corwin on an epic adventure across North America on a mission to help bring bison back to the continent. Jeff travels to the Canadian border to help Native American tribes re-establish new bison herds across tribal lands. Jeff learns how ancient bison herds once shaped the Great Plains and how modern conservationists are fighting to bring those herds back. Later, Jeff travels to the Kodiak Island Archipelago where the native Allutiq people are managing a new population of American bison.

Black-Footed Ferret in Burrow
Image Credit
Kerry Hargrove/iStockphoto

Protect the Endangered Species Act

Let your representatives know that wildlife and the environment are an important issue! Take action and urge them to defend this landmark law and protect threatened and endangered species for generations to come.

Take Action

Behind the Scenes

Coexisting with Bison

Wildlife don’t recognize boundaries we humans designate, making it important to understand the migratory nature of species like the bison as we try to restore their populations. Read more about the Yellowstone Bison Coexistence Program and how it helps as the Bison roam outside the park.

56 Bison Transferred from Fort Peck to Tribal Lands

The Bison Conservation Transfer Program is intended to divert disease-free Yellowstone bison from slaughter to tribes across the West. Learn more about the importance of this program and all that went into setting up such a transfer.


Study Demonstrates Benefits of Tribal Bison Restoration

Native Nations, universities and conservation organizations came together to study the importance of bison reintroduction to Tribal lands and found a variety of positive impacts on the ecosystems and Native communities. Read more here!

Hawksbill sea turtle
Jag_cz / Adobe Stock

America’s Wildlife Are Counting On You

Support Defenders of Wildlife in our mission to save endangered and imperiled species and the habitats they need to survive. Your support will ensure our expert team of scientists, lawyers, wildlife advocates and activists have the resources needed to drive lasting change for wildlife.


After the Show

Our Work

Defenders of Wildlife works on the ground, in the courts, and on Capitol Hill to protect and restore imperiled wildlife and habitats across North America. Learn more about what we do!

For The Family

Find ways that your family can help take care of the plants and animals in your backyard with our fun Junior Defender activities!

Wildlife and Wild Places

North Dakota Prairie
Northern Lights Over Brooks Range Alaska
Bison in snow