IUCN SSC Bison Specialist Group Chair: Glenn Plumb
Red List Authority Coordinators: Wanda Olech
The purpose of the IUCN SSC Bison Specialist Group (Europe section) is to help and take part in all conservation plans in Europe, promote opportunities for discussion (annual conferences and webpage) and advice decision makers about European bison
Red List Authority Coordinator: Greg Wilson
The purpose of the Bison Specialist Group (BSG) (North America section) is to contribute scientific evidence-based support for development and implementation of comprehensive and viable strategies and management actions to improve conservation and achieve ecological restoration of the American Bison (Bison bison) including Plains Bison (Bison bison bison) and Wood Bison (Bison bison athabascae) where feasible throughout the original range of each subspecies.