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In elk, a Kentucky professor sees an opportunity to help revitalize Appalachia

In elk, a Kentucky professor sees an opportunity to help revitalize Appalachia

One professor is advocating for further expansion of the elk population through a conservation corridor across Appalachia. But, it could be a heavy lift.
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california climate impacts elk biodiversity
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Climate change is setting us up for a terrible wildfire season; it's also killing off rare California elk

So far in 2021, parts of the North Bay near Santa Rosa are without nearly 20 inches of normal yearly rainfall, leading to concerns of another hellacious wildfire season on the horizon. Those same kinds of drought conditions, too, are linked to the deaths of over 150 tule elk.
Ranchers vs American Prairie Reserve in Montana
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Ranchers push back on American Prairie Reserve in Montana

Local ranchers in the region worry their way of life may disappear as the reserve grows in size.
25 years after returning to Yellowstone, wolves have helped stabilize the ecosystem
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25 years after returning to Yellowstone, wolves have helped stabilize the ecosystem

New research shows that by reducing populations and thinning out weak and sick animals, wolves have a role in creating resilient elk herds.
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CU Boulder’s Mountain Research Station home to important research in climate change
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CU Boulder’s Mountain Research Station home to important research in climate change

The University of Colorado Boulder's Mountain Research Station, within the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest and situated just a few miles west off of Colo. 72, is the jumping-off point for some of the most important ongoing research into the nuanced and changing dynamics of alpine ecology going on anywhere in North America.

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