Elk move through a meadow outside of Cody, Wyo. Researchers are studying the Cody elk herd to better understand where and when it moves and how the herd impacts the rest of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
HELENA — Montana finds itself entrenched in another long winter, and many big animals have long since left the high country in favor of more hospitable habitat.
Our warm fall temperatures confuse the leaves on the trees, as well as the backyard birds’ habits. Many late migrators have been spotted like red-winged blackbirds and common grackles. Yet the occasional storms have blown in a trumpeter swan and a red-throated loon, birds rare for our area.
Are you going on a summer vacation this year? Traveling can be fun, but as your parents will remind you — maybe over and over again — it’s also a lot of work. They have to plan the route they will drive, where you will camp and figure out how many meals to pack, buy the groceries and load th…
Second mule deer tags could be reduced in price under a new Idaho Fish and Game plan.
Elk move through a meadow outside of Cody. Researchers are studying the Cody elk herd to better understand where and when it moves and how the herd impacts the rest of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
The mule deer herd travels more than 150 miles, the longest recorded mule deer migration in the world.
Pronghorn Passage, a special exhibition opening Sunday at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyo., tells the story of the annual migration of about 300 pronghorns, its perils for the animals, and recent steps taken to protect it in ways compatible with encroaching development.
Migration is not always a north-to-south event. Birds also migrate for smaller distances in search of food or to move to lower elevations in winter.
WHITEFISH -- Like a tree's concentric growth rings, a small bone within a fish's ear reveals a history of its growth. And according to a new study of westslope cutthroat trout in the Flathead River system, the bone also contains a record of its migration pathways -- a kind of geochemical dia…
A small herd of pronghorn move through Trappers Point during their annual migration between Grand Teton National Park and the Upper Green River Basin in Wyoming.
Roads, fences and natural gas fields serve as hazards to thousands of pronghorn that migrate each season between winter and summer ranges in Wyoming.
On their fall migration, pronghorn navigate a berm near Highway 191 where the Wyoming Department of Transportation is building a series of wildlife underpasses and overpasses.
Pronghorn gather on the shoulder of Highway 191 during their fall migration between Grand Teton National Park and the Upper Green River Basin.
The native habitat in Neal’s yard slowly claims a small cabin on the property.
Chuck Neal walks the path in his Cody yard where he has counted as many as 130 neo-tropical bird species during the spring and fall migration.
CODY, Wyo. — Members of the Cody Elk Working Group met Wednesday night to craft the “problem statement” using language that members agreed upon.
CODY, Wyo. — A petroleum engineer with a Texas-based oil company told a group of conservationists Wednesday night that energy companies could agree to the protection of certain public lands if drilling were allowed to go forward in other areas of the Bighorn Basin.
The Path of the Pronghorn remains one of the longest terrestrial migrations of any mammal in the Western Hemisphere -- a journey that begins at Grand Teton National Park and ends near Pinedale.
Pronghorn may be shifting their migration to winter range due to energy development in the Upper Green River Basin, an ongoing study has found.
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