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Plains Bison (Bison Bison Bison)


Assessment and Status Report

on the

Plains Bison

Bison Bison Bison

in Canada


Plains Bison (Bison bison bison)





COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk.  This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2004.  COSEWIC assessment and status report on the plains bison Bison bison bison in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  vi + 71 pp. (https://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/sar/assessment/status_e.cfm).

Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Greg Wilson and Keri Zittlau for writing the status report on the plains bison Bison bison bison in Canada prepared under contract with Environment Canada.  The report was overseen and edited by Marco Festa-Bianchet, the COSEWIC Terrestrial Mammals Species Specialist Co-chair.  COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Parks Canada for providing partial funding for the preparation of this report.


For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215
Fax: (819) 994-3684
E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca

Ếgalement disponible en français sous le titre Ếvaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le bison des prairies (Bison bison bison) au Canada.

Cover illustration:
Plains bison -- Illustration by Wes Olson.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2004
Catalogue No. CW69-14/379-2004E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-37298-0
HTML:   CW69-14/379-2004E-HTML

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