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Crane Trust Welcomes Genetically Pure Bison Home

The Crane Trust hosted an event celebrating the arrival of a herd of 41 rare, genetically-pure bison to 4,500 acres of Crane Trust land along the Platte River. The bison herd – descended from a genetically-pure herd raised on a ranch near Crawford, Nebraska, arrived in three stages: cows and calves first and then two 7-year-old bulls arrived separately a few days later – on their own schedule.

Amongst the 70-plus greeters at the Crane Trust, was Louis LaRose, a member of the Winnebago Tribe and a long-time advocate of bison restoration to empower and educate tribal youth and communities about their historical…

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