Kauffman http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Study on wolves and elk could provide predator management tips for ranchers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/study-wolves-and-elk-could-provide-predator-management-tips-ranchers <p>New research shows that wolves in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem tend to shadow herds of elk.</p><p></p><p>Matt Kauffman with the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is one of the report’s authors. He says their findings could help ranchers protect their livestock, because elk often graze among cattle.</p><p>“When ranchers move their cattle into grazing allotments that overlap with those resident elk areas, that might be a time to increase the amount of attention they pay to those cattle, with range riders and that type of thing,” Kauffman said.</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 15:36:21 +0000 Willow Belden 36173 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Study on wolves and elk could provide predator management tips for ranchers