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Kirtland AFB mountain lion study

Duration

September 2015 - November 2018

Narrative

The goal of our study is to provide information on basic life history and ecological attributes of mountain lions occupying Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. Our specific objectives are to: 1) determine mountain lion territory locations, home range and areas and dens sites; 2) identify puma kill sites and determine prey composition; 3) estimate survival and determine cause-specific mortality; and 4) develop resource selection models for mountain lions on Kirtland AFB.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 100

Masters Students: 236

Phd Students: 155

Post Docs: 57

University Staff: 246

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 712

Scientific Publications: 1967

Presentations: 4396

 

Personnel

  • James CainCo-Principal Investigator
  • Travis PerryPrincipal Investigator

Funding Agencies

  • US DOD Kirtland Air Force Base

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey