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Governor’s EO On Migrations: FAQ’s

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The Governor’s Executive Order on Migration Corridor Designation lays out the process that a corridor must go through from being identified to legally designated. It is the first public policy of its kind in the United States. The process is time-intensive and rigorous by design, so proper vetting and public input from stakeholders with different points of view are considered….

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New Video Series Makes Migration Easier to Digest

A pair of bull elk forge through snow along their autumn migration route near Dubois, Wyoming.

The Wyoming Migration Initiative recently launched Migration Minute, a new video series packed with the latest science on big game migrations. Through vivid imagery and animations, it shows just what researchers are uncovering, so audiences can better understand the pressing issues facing migratory herds in the American West. Before the COVID pandemic dominated the news, big game migrations were making…

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About “Surfing The Green Wave”

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The Green Wave is a term used by researchers that has helped describe migrating mule deer movements as they follow the highest quality forage up the mountain in the Spring. “Whether they migrate 10 miles or 100 miles, animals make these incremental steps that coincide with green up as it moves across the landscape, largely elevational-based, as they move towards…

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