Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Objectives: 1. Description of daily and seasonal movements of elk (Cervus elaphus); 2. Identification of seasonally important habitat types and physiographic character of areas used for feeding, cover, mating, and calving; 3. Identification of damage to Park resources or property of adjoining landowners by elk; 4. Description of interactions between elk and other ungulates and identification of interactions that could detrimentally affect specific ungulate species; 5. Determination of human impacts on elk behavior and distribution in the Park; and 6. Description of elk age structure, productivity, and survivorship during 1987-88 and development of population goals that are consistent with Park management goals.
Irby, Lynn R.; Marlow, Clayton B.; Picton, Harold D.; and Westfall, Jerry A.
"Elk Movements, Habitat use, and Population Dynamics in Theodore Roosevelt National Park,"
University of Wyoming National Park Service Research Center Annual Report: Vol. 12
, Article 29.
Available at: http://repository.uwyo.edu/uwnpsrc_reports/vol12/iss1/29