Brought back from the edge of extinction, these magnificent animals are thriving in Montana. In 1883, Teddy Roosevelt traveled to the Dakota Territory to hunt bison. After spending a few years in the west, Roosevelt returned to New York with a new outlook on life. He paved the way for the conservation movement, and in 1905, formed the American Bison Society with William Hornaday to save the disappearing bison. Alberton Orchards proudly invests in the future of American Bison. We support conservation and also harvesting Bison when appropriate. While these wild animals are to be enjoyed from a distance, we can get you close enough in our wagon ride to have a safe and meaningful experience.