Decade of Restoration Part 3: The American Serengeti

Katherine Irving and Kori Suzuki

As the American Prairie Reserve works to build the largest natural wildlife refuge in the lower 48, a group of ranchers on the fringes of the reserve fight back. In this three-part series, we explore restoration ecology in the United States, and how it could save our planet.

Further Reading for All Episodes:

UN Decade on Restoration

Factsheet: UNEP and FAO June 2020

UN General Assembly Resolution on the Decade of Restoration

UN: The value of nature

The American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project at SUNY-ESF

The American Chestnut Foundation

The Campaign to Stop GE Trees

Report: “Biotechnology for Forest Health: The Test Case of the Genetically Engineered Chestnut”

Tiputini Research Station

The American Prairie Reserve

Video: National Geographic Last Wild Places: American Prairie Reserve

High Country News Article: Montana refuge divides tribes and ranchers

Save the Cowboy Stop the American Prairie Reserve (Facebook Page)

United Property Owners of Montana

Article: “Anti-American Prairie Reserve resolution passes Montana House committee”