Summary of Alternatives and Impacts
The environmental impact statement evaluates eight alternatives for the long-term management of bison. Alternative 1 is the no-action alternative (continue with existing interim plan), and the federal agencies have identified the modified preferred alternative (adaptive management approach) as its preferred plan.
Did You Know?
There were no wolves in Yellowstone in 1994. The wolves that were reintroduced in 1995 and 1996 thrived and there are now over 300 of their descendents living in the Greater Yellowstone Area.