Calf Survival, Meningeal Worm Impacts Dispersal and Population Expansion in and Eastern Kentucky Elk Herd

  • Maehr, David (PI)

Grants and Contracts Details


1) Continue monitoring of elk calves (the age class most susceptible to disease associated with meningeal worm infection), and determine infection and mortality rates in these animals. 2) Maintain contact with calves through recruitment into the population by recapturing and recollaring individuals as needed. 3) Describe dispersal and recruitment patterns in radio-collared elk 4) Examine relations between landscape features (land use patterns, topography, rivers, settlements, etc.) and elk movements. 5) Estimate range expansion potential in eastern Kentucky elk herd.
Effective start/end date7/1/076/30/08


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