WMI Researchers Look to Engage Broader Audience Through Social Media

WMI Researchers Look to Engage Broader Audience Through Social Media

The Wyoming Migration Initiative live-tweeted our recent mule deer capture work. Our hope is to engage a broader audience and make the science and work that we do more accessible. Christine Peterson at the Casper Star Tribune recently wrote an article on this effort titled: Researchers live-tweet southwest Wyoming mule deer captures. 

Director Kauffman Joins Twitter and WMI now on Facebook

Director Kauffman Joins Twitter and WMI now on Facebook

To assist in the Wyoming Migration Initiative’s mission to share our research with a broader audience, we now have a presence on both Twitter and Facebook! You can follow WMI Director Matthew Kauffman on Twitter @wyokauffman. Please like us on Facebook to keep up-to-date on all of our current work. We plan to keep these pages up-to-date with upcoming articles and current work being done around the state by WMI researchers and partners.

Bighorn sheep survive migration loss, now pressed by skiers

Bighorn sheep survive migration loss, now pressed by skiers

Greg Nickerson of WyoFile recently reported on a study investigating Bighorn Sheep in the Jackson region.

"A recent study of an isolated bighorn sheep herd in Wyoming's Teton Range has revealed new insights on how ungulates cope with the loss of migration routes, and how backcountry recreation encroaches on their remaining habitat."

Al Jazeera America: Revealed: Biologists discover longest mammal migration in Lower 48

Al Jazeera America: Revealed: Biologists discover longest mammal migration in Lower 48

Al Jazeera America's Nate Schweber recently reported on the Red Desert to Hoback mule deer migration.

When wildlife biologist Hall Sawyer strapped radio collars to dozens of mule deer wandering southwestern Wyoming’s Red Desert in January 2011, he thought the humble animals were as rooted as the landscape’s windblown sage, low hills and staked fence posts.

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