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Evaluating the influence of climate and predation on the survival of Rocky Mountain Elk: A regional synthesis across northwestern states.

Duration

May 2010 - April 2016

Narrative

This study has the following two broad objectives:
1. To assess the influence of landscape-level variation in habitat, climate, predation, and human harvest on the survival and cause-specific mortality of adult female elk across five states in the northwestern US.
2. To understand the potential consequences of these relationships on population growth rate (and available harvest) under different predator, habitat, population management, and climatic scenarios.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 240

Phd Students: 161

Post Docs: 57

University Staff: 251

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 693

Scientific Publications: 1868

Presentations: 4284

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
  • State of Colorado
  • University of Wyoming

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