On February 1, 16 bison from Elk Island National Park were airlifted into the Panther Valley, in the wilderness heart of Banff, and released into their paddock. Bison are back!
|Bison being released in Banff National Park last week. Photo courtesy of Parks Canada|
It's exciting stuff, and feels very appropriate for 2017: Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday this year, and this is Banff's birthday present to the ecology of the country.
Here's a few highlights from CTV's coverage of last week's bison relocation.