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Support for the Return of Bison to Banff National Park

MP Blake Richards with Marie-Eve Marchand of Bison Belong and Bill Luxton of the Eleanor Luxton Historical Foundation in background.

MP Blake Richards with Marie-Eve Marchand of Bison Belong and Bill Luxton of the Eleanor Luxton Historical Foundation (background).

By Afton Aikens

Visitors to Banff National Park in 2015 may see a wider array of wildlife adorning the landscape. On January 23, Blake Richards, Member of Parliament for Alberta’s Wild Rose district, received nearly 3,000 signed postcards supporting the reintroduction of wild plains bison to the park.

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