Threshold S1E3: Born Free

Mar 12, 2017

Threshold Episode 03: Can Bison And Cattle Coexist?
Credit Amy Martin

Many cattle ranchers view wild bison as a threat to their livelihoods. But some think cattle and bison can coexist. On episode three of Threshold, you'll meet two cattle ranchers with different perspectives on wild bison — and, we'll take you on a controversial bison hunt.

Each season, Threshold podcast explores one story from the natural world, and what it says about us. Season one focuses on the American bison. Dig into the history of the American bison, from their arrival in North America, to current controversies surrounding their management today. 

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You can find extras from this episode, including information about how you can weigh in on the future of the Yellowstone bison herd at

Tune in on Wyoming Public Radio next Sunday, March 19 at 6:00 p.m. to hear the broadcast of Threshold Season 1, Episode 05 and 06.