Wyoming Migration Initiative http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Mule Deer Migration Route Passes Through A Variety Of Agency Lands http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mule-deer-migration-route-passes-through-variety-agency-lands <p>A mule deer migration route between the Red Desert and Hoback may present unique challenges to agencies and landowners.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The route is used twice a year by up to 5-thousand migrating deer. Hall Sawyer, a research biologist with Western Ecosystem Technologies&nbsp;says the discovery is a big one.</span></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:55:45 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 60715 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mule Deer Migration Route Passes Through A Variety Of Agency Lands Researchers Map Migration Routes With An Eye To Protecting Wildlife http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/researchers-map-migration-routes-eye-protecting-wildlife <p>Wyoming has some of the longest wildlife migration routes in the U.S. Animals travel in some cases over 100 miles from summer ranges to winter habitats. Protecting the migration routes is important for maintaining healthy populations. But land managers and other decision makers often don’t actually know where the animals travel. Now, scientists are tracking their routes. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden reports.</p><p>(Sound of deer walking along streambed)</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:41:35 +0000 Willow Belden 55014 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Researchers Map Migration Routes With An Eye To Protecting Wildlife