Cooperative Research Units
Education, Research And Technical Assistance For Managing Our Natural Resources
Home | Intranet | Digital Measures | Help

Assessment of population size and prey selection patterns of Mexican gray wolves on the San Carlos Apache and Fort Apache Indian Reservations, AZ

Duration

July 2006 - September 2010

Narrative

To estimate minimum population size, individual identification, and prey selection of wolves through analyses of DNA recovered from scat.
Prey selection of three other sympatric carnivore species including mountain lions (Puma concolor), black bears (Ursus americanus), and coyotes (Canis latrans) will also be assessed.

In addition, the current attitudes of the White Mountain Apache and San Carlos Tribe with respect to the presence of wolves on the Reservations will be assessed.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 142

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 240

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 701

Scientific Publications: 1936

Presentations: 4260

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Science Support Partnership

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey