1 edition of Elk population dynamics and breeding biology found in the catalog.
|Statement||[prepared by Kenneth L. Hamlin, Michael S. Ross]|
|Contributions||Ross, Michael S.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||27 pages :|
|Number of Pages||27|
The basic biology of wolves suggests that they have a modest influence on elk dynamics. The wolf has the bite force, body size, and cooperative behavior to kill a wide array of ungulates ranging from diminutive deer to one-ton bison (Mech et al. ). AbstractEnvironmentally mediated changes in body size often underlie population responses to environmental change, yet this is not a universal phenomenon. Understanding when phenotypic change underlies population responses to environmental change is important for obtaining insights and robust predictions of population dynamics in a changing world.
Population Genetics of Multiple Loci F. B. Christiansen University of Aarhus, Denmark "This is a very beautiful and powerful study of an area that Christiansen has dominated for many years." – Marcus Feldman, Stanford University, USA Population genetics thrives on the constant interaction between theoretical and empirical knowledge. Figure 6. Elk subpopulation boundaries during winter on the east 21 side of Rocky Mountain National Park and vicinity. Figure 7. Elk migration routes and major stream drainages in the 22 Rocky Mountain National Park area. Figure 8. Elk population dynamics (five-year moving average) in 24 Rocky Mountain National Park and the Town of Estes Park.
The elk recovery did not come easily. Scientists have had to learn much about the animal’s biology, population dynamics, habitat needs, relations with predators, and responses to hunting. Hunters are continually being asked to comprehend new and increasingly complex hunting regulations and management proposals. The reintroduction of wolves (Canis lupus) to Yellowstone provided the unusual opportunity for a quasi-experimental test of the effects of wolf predation on their primary prey (elk – Cervus elaphus) in a system where top-down, bottom-up, and abiotic forces on prey population dynamics were closely and consistently monitored before and after reintroduction. Here, we examined data from 33 years.
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Biology • Elk are ungulates belonging to the deer family • Antler size indicates dominance, nutritional state and genetic fitness of males • Breeding period occurs from early September to mid-October Hebblewhite, M., Pletscher, D.
H., & Paquet, P. Elk population dynamics in areas with and without predation by recolonizing. An illustration of an open book.
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Elk Population Dynamics And Breeding Biology, Gravelly-Snowc Item Preview remove-circle Share or. Book Chapter. Wolcott, D. M., A. Forstner, M. Green, and F.
Weckerly. Simulating range-wide population and breeding habitat dynamics for an endangered woodland warbler in the face of uncertainty. Constant proportionality in the female segment of a Roosevelt elk population.
Journal of Wildlife Management. Minimum viable population (MVP) is a lower bound on the population of a species, such that it can survive in the wild.
This term is commonly used in the fields of biology, ecology, and conservation refers to the smallest possible size at which a biological population can exist without facing extinction from natural disasters or demographic, environmental, or genetic stochasticity.
The dynamics of newly established elk (Cervus elaphus) populations can provide insights about maximum sustainable rates of reproduction, survival, and increase.
Evolutionary Dynamics of a Natural Population: The Large Cactus Finch of the Galápagos. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL Grobler, J. and Bank, F. We then examine the dynamics of breeding range expansion as the population increased from the historic lows of the midth century.
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In determining which life his-tory characteristics had the greatest influence on future population dynamics, adult. By explicitly keeping track of each year class of elk, we are able to tease out the differential effects of human hunters and wolves on elk population dynamics and carrion availability to scavengers.
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If you want to learn about the history, biology, and management of elk this is the book. I don't remember if Jack Ward Thomas was the Chief of the Forest Service before or after this book. BEcomming a little dated in style but great information compiled int one place.
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Other topics include age at first reproduction, timing of breeding, nest.Geographic Range. Alces alces, commonly called moose in North America and Eurasian elk in Europe, have a circumpolar distribution in the boreal forests of the Northern Hemisphere.(Eurasian elk should not be confused with North American elk, Cervus canadensis, which are a different species.)In Eurasia, Alces alces have a range on the west from Scandinavia, Poland and southern Czech Republic to.