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northern Yellowstone elk

Douglas B. Houston

northern Yellowstone elk

ecology and management

by Douglas B. Houston

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Published by Macmillan, Collier Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yellowstone National Park.
    • Subjects:
    • Elk -- Ecology -- Yellowstone National Park.,
    • Wildlife management -- Yellowstone National Park.,
    • Yellowstone National Park.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDouglas B. Houston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.U55 H68 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 474 p. :
      Number of Pages474
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3510679M
      ISBN 100029494508
      LC Control Number82070079

      By D.G. Houston, Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Houston, D.G., "The northern Yellowstone elk: ecology and management" ().Cited by: 14 Population Dynamics of Northern Yellowstone Elk after Wolf Reintroduction Daniel R. MacNulty, Daniel R. Stahler, Travis Wyman, Joel Ruprecht, Lacy M. Smith, Michel T. Kohl, and Douglas W. Smith Box Wolves and Elk in the Madison Headwaters.

        In conjunction with recent widespread efforts to prevent destructive gold mining at the northern gateway to Yellowstone National Park, Elk River Books will celebrate the release of its second title, Unearthing Paradise: Montana Writers in Defense of Greater Yellowstone, with a free reading by anthology contributors on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. Elk numbers in Yellowstone National Park's northern herd are up substantially, a development that could be attributed to an undercount for , fewer wolves in the park to prey on elk, or a combination of the two.. The annual tally conducted by the Northern Yellowstone Cooperative Wildlife Working Group produced a count of 7, elk inside Yellowstone, and another 5, north fo the park.

        We enjoyed the entire park. It is simply an amazing place. However, the northern loop was our favorite. We started in West Yellowstone and headed North to Mammoth Springs then around to Canyon Village and back to West Yellowstone. We stopped many times for Elk, Bison and a Black Bear.5/5(). Northern Yellowstone Wildlife And Wildflower Extravaganza Montana / Wyoming $1, • June , Springtime in the Rockies is a magical season, especially in this land of big valleys and rolling hills beneath the still snow covered Absaroka and Beartooth mountain ranges.


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Northern Yellowstone elk by Douglas B. Houston Download PDF EPUB FB2

Before Houston, the conventional wisdom maintained that there were too many elk, and they were damaging Yellowstone's Northern Range.

Evidence included the alleged decline of the willow and aspen that elk eat, and the expansion of conifer forest into meadows in place of aspen by: The northern Yellowstone elk: Winter distribution and management [Douglas B Houston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Douglas B Houston.

Elk on the Northern Range. Yellowstone’s largest elk herd winters along and north of the park’s winter boundary. With more moderate temperatures and less snowfall than the park interior, this area can support large numbers of wintering elk.

The herd winters in the area of the Lamar and Yellowstone river valleys from Soda Butte to Gardiner, Montana. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top Northern Yellowstone elk study Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Northern Yellowstone elk book. EMBED EMBED (for Pages: Title. Northern Yellowstone elk study, By. Rush, William Marshall, Montana Fish and Game Commission.

Type. Book Material. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Northern Yellowstone elk study, By. Rush, William Marshall, If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to enter the title and Cited by: northern Yellowstone elk numbered an estima animals (Coughenour and Singer b).

Numbers recently declined, and ab elk wintered on the northeastern portion of the park during this study (Northern Yellowstone Cooperative Wildlife Working Group, in litt.). The northern winter range is subdivided into.

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – Elk numbers in Yellowstone National Park’s northern herd are fewer compared to last year, however the population remains above the year average and other recent counts.

Low calf survival will likely impact the population over the next two years, according to a population survey conducted last month. The Challenge of Understanding Northern Yellowstone Elk Dynamics after Wolf Reintroduction Daniel R.

MacNulty, Daniel R. Stahler, C. Travis Wyman, Joel Ruprecht, & Douglas W. Smith Yellowstone cience 25 T he status and trend of the northern Yellow-stone elk herd has been an enduring conser-vation issue throughout the history of Yel-File Size: 1MB.

The Yellowstone northern elk herd, allowed to persist at high densities by the national park's "natural-regulation" policy, is destroying the biodiversity and ecological integrity of the northern. The elk counts were conducted on Jan. 15 by the Northern Yellowstone Cooperative Wildlife Working Group — which includes biologists from FWP, Yellowstone.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Houston, Douglas B. Northern Yellowstone elk. New York: Macmillan ; London: Collier Macmillan, © Welcome to Yellowstone's Northern Range, where wildlife is still wild - and amazingly abundant. The Lamar Valley between Gardiner and Cooke City is renowned for its year-round access to the park’s deer, elk, moose, pronghorn, bear, bison and wolf populations.

In fact, it is the best place for wildlife watching in the lower 48 states. The count was conducted between March 17 and March Some 5, elk were observed across the vast Northern Range survey area—1, individuals or percent of the total, were spotted inside Yellowstone Park and 4, or percent, viewed outside of the park in lower elevation areas of Montana.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Northern Yellowstone elk study by Rush, William Marshall, ; Montana Fish and Game Commission. Publication date Topics Elk, Zoology, Wildlife management.

Details about Northern Yellowstone Elk: Ecology and Management by Houston, Douglas B. Free US Delivery | ISBN: Northern Yellowstone Elk: Ecology and Management by Houston, Douglas B.

Item Information. Condition: Good “ Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, Seller Rating: % positive. Wolf food. The Northern Range elk herd is so well-known because it is the main source of food for Yellowstone National Park’s wolves. The herd had swelled to more t bybut when wolves were reintroduced in elk numbers began to decline as wolf populations grew on a steady diet of elk meat.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rush, William Marshall, b. Northern Yellowstone elk study. [Missoula, Mont., Missoulian Pub. Co., ?]. Backcountry Elk Hunts. We have a remote backcountry camp in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness in Montana, adjacent to the northern boundary of Yellowstone National Park.

Our backcountry elk hunts start during the bugle season, September 15 and run through to October This is an early rifle season and the hunts are 7 days long. Elk As the most abundant large mammals found in Yellowstone, elk are easily spotted in developed areas, near roads and in the backcountry.

Their numbers range f, in summer and 8, in winter. The herd on the Northern Range. The latest computer modeling calculates the current Northern Yellowstone Elk Herd at approximately Anguished locals over the last twenty years have been forced to stand by .Doug Houston's book, The Northern Yellowstone Elk is probably the best source for this, but roughly, 77, elk were either killed by park staff, shot by Montana hunters as they migrated out of the park in the winter, or move to other areas that had been depopulated from elk because market hunting had reduced elk across North America.

Counts of elk decreased significantly f in winter to 8, in winter as the number of wolves on the northern range increased from 21 to Factors contributing to this decrease include bear and wolf predation, increased human harvests, winter-kill .