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The American Prairie Reserve project has also garnered support from two local tribal councils, including at the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, home of the Nakoda and Aaniiih. Bison were nearly eradicated from the prairies by white settlers and the U.S. government more than a century ago. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Big Money Is Building A New Kind Of National Park In The Great Plains

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A worker shovels snow from a sidewalk in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago. Forecasters expect temperatures to drop around 10 degrees by Wednesday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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At ZJ Farm in Solon, Iowa, Susan Jutz, left, walks with her friend and mentor of Kate Edwards, right, of Wild Woods Farms. Once the plants get big enough at ZJ Farm Edwards transplants them to Wild Woods. Dana Damewood/Courtesy of Agate Publishing hide caption

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