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Bison Management 10

Using Helicopters in the Bison Roundup

Using Helicopters in the Bison Roundup

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Since 1966, the majority of the roundups have been conducted using helicopters to move the bison towards the corrals. This was accomplished in conjunction with horses and/or vehicles until the mid-1990's when it was determined that helicopters alone could move the bison safely and efficiently.

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