Monthly Archives: March 2011

The last day in the field – March 31st

Yesterday was the last official day of Winter Study, and today was our last day in the field.  Lisa came out of the Pelican Valley today with the rest of the crew and Mark and I visited one last Blacktail … Continue reading

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Last Day of March Winter Study 2011 – March 30th

Today was the last day of the 30 day March 2011 Winter Study.  It has been quite a push for all those involved with an average of 11 hour per day in the field (and an additional 1-2 hours of … Continue reading

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First Elk Shed – March 29th

Lisa took off today for the Pelican Valley with wolf project leader Doug Smith and his buddy Blaine.  Their mission was to help the crew on the OP (Josh, Jamie and Travis) pack up camp and ski the gear back … Continue reading

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Our last day together in the field – March 28th

It was hard to believe, but the month long study was coming to an end and today would be the last day Lisa and I would be together in the field as she was heading in to the Pelican Valley … Continue reading

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Lisa – In the Thick of Regeneration – March 27th

I picked Mark up at 7:30am this morning after saying goodbye to Tash. He and I headed out to Tower to meet up with the French film crew. They have been following our crews around for the past week and … Continue reading

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Lisa – Junction Lake and Agate Pack Viewing – March 26th

Matt and I had an early start today and were at the Boulder pullout in Little America by 7:15. Our objective for the morning was to search a cluster of GPS points on Mom’s Ridge that had been visited by … Continue reading

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Ky – Pelican Valley – March 25th to March 27th

Since 1999, the Yellowstone Wolf Project has been monitoring wolf, bison, and grizzly bear interactions in the Pelican Valley, just northeast of Lake Yellowstone.  The study typically takes place the last two weeks in March to coincide with when grizzly … Continue reading

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Lisa – Lamar Canyon Pack and “Bounder Acquisition” – March 25th

Ky left early this morning for the Pelican Valley – see Bog Post “Pelican Valley”– He’ll be back on the 27th and then I will go in for three days on the 29th. Natasha and I got up early and … Continue reading

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Up on South Butte – March 24th

Ky took the day off today as he is leaving for the Pelican Valley tomorrow. This valley is northeast of Lake Yellowstone and has one of the largest concentrations of grizzly bears in the country. The Mollie’s wolf pack makes … Continue reading

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Elk Movers, Grizzly Bear Watchers and River Crossers – March 23rd

The Canyon Pack killed an old elk cow this morning right in the midst of employee housing in Lower Mammoth, just next to the school bus stop. The wolves had probably moved off as people started stirring around and park … Continue reading

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