Elk Movements, Habitat use, and Population Dynamics in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Lynn Irby, Clayton Marlow, Harold Picton, Jerry Westfall
1988 The UW National Parks Service Research Station Annual Reports  
Objectives: 1. Description of daily and seasonal movements of elk (Cervus elaphus); 2. Identification of seasonally important habitat types and physiographic character of areas used for feeding, cover, mating, and calving; 3. Identification of damage to Park resources or property of adjoining landowners by elk; 4. Description of interactions between elk and other ungulates and identification of interactions that could detrimentally affect specific ungulate species; 5. Determination of human
more » ... cts on elk behavior and distribution in the Park; and 6. Description of elk age structure, productivity, and survivorship during 1987-88 and development of population goals that are consistent with Park management goals.
doi:10.13001/uwnpsrc.1988.2739 fatcat:mliienml6veothgyxwjolq7ejy