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Ranchers Push Back On American Prairie Reserve In Montana

A herd of bison move through land controlled by the American Prairie Reserve south of Malta, Mont. (Matt Brown/AP)
A herd of bison move through land controlled by the American Prairie Reserve south of Malta, Mont. (Matt Brown/AP)

The American Prairie Reserve in Northeast Montana hopes to become one of the largest wildlife reserves in the country, but local ranchers in the region worry their way of life may disappear as the reserve grows in size.

Here & Now takes a closer look at these opposing visions of what needs to preserved for the future with Alison Fox, CEO of the American Prairie Reserve, and Deanna Robbins, a rancher leading the effort to stop this project.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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