bison

Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Can eating meat save the planet? In this short documentary, ranchers and scientists at McGinley Ranch discuss regenerative ranching practices and ecological economics. 

Tyrell McClain holds up a clump of soil on McGinley Ranch while discussing the high biodiversity under the surface of the ground on September 17, 2022. (Dr. Imani Cheers/Planet Forward)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
An interview with Vice President of Ranch Operations at Turner Enterprises, Mark Kossler, about the benefits, challenges, and future of sustainable agriculture.
Multimedia Editor, Planet Forward
In September 2022, four university students from around the country, along with Frank Sesno and Dr. Imani Cheers, traveled to McGinley Ranch in the Sandhills of northern Nebraska to study and report on the unique features of this expansive project. 
A bison walks in a prairie under a blue sky.

Several bison wander the prairie lands of McGinley Ranch on September 18, 2022. (Frank Sesno/Planet Forward)

University of Missouri
Declining rangeland and rising temperatures have livestock ranchers searching for solutions. To South Dakota State University research assistant Anlly Fresno Rueda, a bison’s gut is as good of a place to start looking as any.
On Yellowstone’s northern range, it’s easy to see why bison leave the national park in search of greener pastures during severe winters. Some bison even use the park highway to escape to lower elevations as they search for food. But, as they cross... Read More