Badlands National Park
The ongoing prairie dog research in Badlands National Park, presently in its second year of investigation has four main objectives. They are to investigate: 1. Immigration and egression patterns of blacktailed prairie dogs; 2. Their vegetational habitat preferences; 3. Their habitat preferences in terms of soils and aspect; and 4. Prairie dog seasonal food habits.
Hansen, R. M.; Uresk, D. W.; and Cincotta, R. P.
"Prairie Dog Dispersal and Habitat Preference in Badlands National Park,"
University of Wyoming National Park Service Research Center Annual Report: Vol. 6
, Article 2.
Available at: http://repository.uwyo.edu/uwnpsrc_reports/vol6/iss1/2