Public scoping identified several environmental problems (issues) that should be addressed in a cooperative bison management plan. Scoping also identified other objectives and alternatives the public wished agencies to consider in their planning. The resources that agencies believed would experience more than negligible impacts are listed below, and each is analyzed in the environmental impact statement:
Did You Know?
There are more people hurt by bison than by bears each year in Yellowstone. Park regulations state that visitors must stay at least 25 yards away from bison or elk and 100 yards away from bears.