How Bison are Saving America's Lost Prairie

Episode 7 | 8m 28s  | Video has closed captioning.

The prairie landscape has come to symbolize the American heartland. But an ecosystem that once covered a vast swath of the continent has all but disappeared. Just a tiny fraction remains. But researchers and conservationists in Oklahoma may have hit upon two surprising keys to saving this lost ecosystem: bison and fire. Their efforts could help restore degraded grasslands around the world.

Aired: 01/14/21

Rating: NR


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