Buffalo Field Campaign

Rating: 4.92 stars   213 reviews

Address:

PO Box 957 West Yellowstone MT 59758 USA

Mission:

Since 2000, state and federal agencies have engaged in the wanton slaughter of nearly 6,000 Yellowstone bison, members of America's only continuously wild and genetically pure herd. Buffalo Field Campaign patrols defend the buffalo and their critical habitat, and document every move made against them.

Target demographics:

America's only continuously wild population of free-born bison

Geographic areas served:

Yellowstone country: in Montana and Yellowstone on the buffalo's chosen habitat

Programs:

Frontlines defense of yellowstone bison - buffalo field campaign's core program is the operation of daily field patrols along bison migration corridors near the boundaries of yellowstone national park. Patrols operate during the times of year when bison are in montana. Voluteers equipped with still and video cameras document every action taken aqainst buffalo and the toll these operations take on wild species in the ecosystem. Buffalo field campaign provided training, room, board, winter clothing, and equipment to each of these volunteers outfitting them for some of the most extreme weather conditions in the country. Time spent in the presence of wild bison - both in their natural grace and through the chaos of hazing, capture, and slaughter operations - inspires buffalo field campaign volunteers and coordinators to visualize, organize, and actualize a wide range of initiatives aimed at bringing permanent protection to this last wild bison population. A goal of the frontlines bison defense project is to permanently protect bison migration routes and the bison's right to access them. The organization convey information and images gained through field patrols, public meetings, and research to citizens across the country and around the globe.

policy work, research and legal program - the bfc researches information related to the yellowstone buffalo, brucellosis and wildlife in the greater yellowstone area. Coordinators conduct extensive research into land use issues and present their findings to the general public and attend public meetings and conferences and submit public comments on management decisions affecting the yellowstone bison.

education and outreach - the buffalo field campaign's education and outreach efforts convey information and images gained through field patrols, public meetings and research to citizens across the country and around the globe. Bfc conveys buffalo-related news and information through a multi-media website, weekly email updates, coverage in mainstream and alternative newspapers, television, and radio on a variety of websites, on annual road shows, and through the publication and distribution of an annual newsletter.

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406-646-0070
http://www.buffalofieldcampaign.org

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Rating: 5 stars  

A small but energetic and effective organization with a narrow goal of saving Yellowstone bison and a wide goal of restoring the Greater Yeklowstone Ecosystem. They use donations wisely. It's a honor to support them.

 
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3 people found this review helpful

I don't believe any organization does more to ensure buffalo in the wild are being treated as they should be and in getting the word out about their plight. I have had them as my preferred charity on goodsearch/goodshop.com and smile.amazon.com for a while now. It's an effortless way to donate to this MOST worthy and noble cause every time you shop for things you need anyway. Support them - and Let the Buffalo Roam !!!

 
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3 people found this review helpful

This incredible non-profit does so much with so little. Dedicated, enduring, passionate and suffering along with the buffalo, they are so impressive and so admirable and so determined. Our National Heritage buffalo/bison are the target of hunters and hunter-controlled government agencies, with even the Park Service unwilling to stand up for the defenseless buffalo who are only trying to live and survive in areas that have been their homeland since the beginning. BFC is their voice and their advocate when others are to busy to care. This is, indeed, a non-profit that walks the walk.

 
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3 people found this review helpful

I have been a supporter for Buffalo Field Campaign for several years. They are a hard working group that put their actual lives on the line to watch over the national animal . the buffalo have been threatened and endangered by various props who fly over them and hassle the new young ones and mothers. It's called razing. BCF put out a monthly letter on line to help us all stay on top of what is going on out in the natural habitat of this majestic and honored creature. They strive to maintain peaceful solutions and have the backing of many fine legal services. They volunteer!!! to keep our national animal safe from two legged predators. Contact them to join in this service to the future of this fragile world and this ancient creature. Tatanka!!

 
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6 people found this review helpful

My husband and I have supported Buffalo Field Campaign for years, ever since we heard about them. Their dedication to saving the remaining wild buffalo is tireless and inspiring. They communicate with the world why this needs to be done and teaches through their videos, books, webpage, social media and road shows the importance of saving our national species for future generations. Along with doing the actual work of videoing and being with the buffalo during harsh roundups and slaughter, they write books and create educational videos for adults and children alike. They have always treated their donors with respect and I know in my heart that they are the best non-profit around. Even when things get tight financially, we donate to Buffalo Field Campaign. Their work is that important to us.

 
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5 people found this review helpful

Buffalo Field Campaign is a group of dedicated people who care about the buffalo living in this country, and are trying to help find them their place where they can be safe with their families and live in peace. They harm no one and just want to live their lives as do all wildlife. None should be protected over another, all should be respected by all. Special interest has no place moving and invading in places where they need not be. Please donate anything you can to help protect these magnificent animals, who are a part of our history that we should be honoring . That is what the work of BFC is all about, every single day. They need our voice and our donations to help continue their important work.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

The Buffalo Field Campaign is simply the best. They are the only ones that try to protect Yellowstone buffalo from harassment and death at the hands of the National Park Service and the Montana Department of Livestock in the winter; the very same buffalo that visitors from all over the world come to see in the summer. What a crazy agenda. I love and respect the Buffalo Field Campaign for their dedication and hard work against a corrupt government system.

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I would like to be able to give them more funding to help save the buffalo.

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Words cannot express how thankful and impressed I am with the work that Buffalo Field Campaign and their volunteers do for America's wild bison. Without their work, I believe that our bison would have little or no protection against the people and government who would do them harm and run them to extinction again. I say, three cheers for Buffalo Field Campaign and a heartfelt thank you to them!

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When making a visit to Yellowstone National Park in 2002 I came in contact with the Buffalo Field Campaign. After hearing there pitch and making a donation, I have made a donation every year since then as they continue their mission. I love that my donation is going straight to the actual people in the field, not to fund raisers or highly paid executives. I get their weekly newsletters and appreciate the local information when planning a new trip to the area.

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The work of this fine organization comes straight from the heart. They literally are in the field -- on the ground protecting America's only remaining wild buffalo. And they share their experiences with beautiful stories and amazing photos for those of us who love and honor buffalo, but who cannot be there to serve in that way.

I am tremendous grateful for the Buffalo Field Campaign, and I hope others will learn about and support them, too.

Aaron Rose

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