On the Elk Trail: Episode 7 – What Migration Means

Quoting the producers of the video below, “After wrapping up years of research into elk migration patterns in the Greater Yellowstone area of northwest Wyoming, biologist Travis Zaffarano finds that images of elk making their yearly journeys are what sticks with him. Ultimately, migration is what allows these elk herds to thrive and remain abundant.”

Watch the entire miniseries here or at www.migrationinitiative.org

CREDITS: WYOMING MIGRATION INITIATIVE PRESENTS: In Association with the University of Wyoming AND Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

“ON THE ELK TRAIL: A WYOMING MIGRATION MINISERIES”

BY GREGORY NICKERSON AND TRAVIS ZAFFARANO

EDITORS: BEN KRAUSHAAR AND GREGORY NICKERSON

Special thanks to the team who hiked and skied to check cameras: Greg Anderson, Biologist, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Sara Domek, National Bighorn Sheep Center Nick Dobric, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

Thanks for production and permitting support:
Matthew Kauffman, Plum Schultz, Kimmie Takaki, Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Elizabeth Traver, Andrew Parsekian, University of Wyoming WyCEHG
Justin Hawkins, Anita Harper, Shoshone National Forest, Permit # WAP 546.

Research funding provided by: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Knobloch Family Foundation, and Wyoming Governor’s Big Game License Coalition.

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