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Science Friday: Breeding Bird Surveys

By: Reg Rothwell Breeding Bird Surveys (BBS) are the source of some of the most important, comprehensive, long-term data on avian populations in North America.   Initiated in 1966, there are more than 4500 established routes in the US and Canada.  Approximately 70% of these routes are routinely run each year. In Wyoming there are […]

Living Wyoming Wild: John Laughlin

Something Worth Protecting by John Laughlin   “We have a unique slice of heaven here and the ability to keep it special and awe-inspiring for generations to come.” I still remember the first time driving into Wyoming as an adult. It was January 28, 1994, the day before my sister Caroline’s 30th birthday. I must […]

#sciencefriday Browse Production and Range Health

Photo: Colten Wead The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) not only manages fish and wildlife in cooperation with public and private landowners, it is also involved in habitat improvements and management. It also does a lot of habitat monitoring. Habitat monitoring includes assessing range quality and trend, response to habitat treatments, and production and […]