Elk research efforts

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Abstract

Presented the history of the NC elk herd and summarized early research to determine the population dispersal and mortality rates, assess habitat use, and evaluate elk’s impact on the national park to estimate the probability of success in establishing a permanent elk population in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP).

Gave an overview of a fiveyear elk population study beginning October 2018

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype Other Report
Title Elk research efforts
Year Published 2018
Language English
Publisher Federal Highway Administration
Contributing office(s) Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center
Description 1 p.
Larger Work Type Report
Larger Work Subtype Other Report
Larger Work Title FHWA Eco-Logical Wildlife Crossing Workshop and Peer Exchange
First page 6
Last page 6