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Utah study: Jackrabbits bigger problem for cattle than bison

Utah study: Jackrabbits bigger problem for cattle than bison

Turns out rabbits may be bigger food competitors for southern Utah cattle than bison.

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Bison hunt in Jackson Hole sets record

Bison hunt in Jackson Hole sets record

JACKSON, Wyo. — Hunters have killed about 300 bison in the Jackson Hole region, eclipsing the all-time high and helping reduce the number of wild bison to levels closer to where wildlife managers prefer.

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Bison management information

Bison management information

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Bison info

Bison info

Information on Yellowstone National Park’s bison management operations during the winter is now available online every two weeks.

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Bison management operations info available online

Bison management operations info available online

Yellowstone National Park will provide updates online every two weeks on its bison management operations that are available to the public.

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Collared

Collared

Jennifer Ramsey, an FWP veterinarian and Dillon FWP biologist Craig Fager work to collar one of the captured elk.

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Elk and cattle

Elk and cattle

A herd of elk congregates next to cattle being fed on private land in the Madison Valley. Trying to keep the animals separate, especially during their most infectious time in the spring, is a challenge for ranchers and wildlife managers.

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Calf elk

Calf elk

Elk birthing sites checked by FWP for brucella bacteria have mostly cultured negative. The bacteria can live about 14 days on the landscape in the spring.

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Helicopter ride

Helicopter ride

Fager moves in to unhook a cow elk captured as part of a series of operations across the state to assess the prevalence of brucellosis in elk.

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Corralled bison

Corralled bison

This 1997 photo shows bison in Yellowstone National Park’s Stephens Creek pen.

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Group: 100 Yellowstone bison sent to slaughter

Group: 100 Yellowstone bison sent to slaughter

An estimated 100 Yellowstone National Park bison were sent to slaughter Wednesday, according to a bison advocacy group.

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Bison lawsuit

Bison lawsuit

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Bison capture begins

Bison capture begins

Some of the bison from Yellowstone National Park that migrate into Montana near Gardiner will begin being captured for shipment to slaughter.

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Bison

Bison

Bison wander out of Yellowstone National Park near Gardiner. Hunters in the Jackson Hole area of Wyoming killed about 300 bison during the just-completed hunting season.

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Yellowstone begins capturing bison for slaughter

Yellowstone begins capturing bison for slaughter

Yellowstone National Park has begun bison capture operations at its Stephens Creek facility near the park’s North Entrance at Gardiner.

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Bison in Kelly raid haystacks, injure horses

KELLY, Wyo. — Over the past two weeks, bison in the town of Kelly have run amok, raiding haystacks and even goring residents’ horses.

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Bison moving toward the town of Jackson

JACKSON, Wyo. — National Elk Refuge managers are urging Jackson residents to exercise caution when outside due to bison that have been spotted less than a quarter mile from town.

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Buffalo, eagle parts found at ex-sheriff's residence

Searches of a former Big Horn County sheriff’s residence have uncovered body parts from a buffalo and bald eagle believed to be illegally killed.

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Funding, access included in FWP bills

BOZEMAN — Increasing license fees is a priority for the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Department in the upcoming legislative session, agency Director Jeff Hagener said.

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