RECENT POSTS - April 2021
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Grazing on Public Land: WSF Weighs in on Proposed New Policy
Permits to graze domestic sheep on public-land grazing allotments can be a significant factor affecting separation strategies between domestic sheep and wild sheep. Every chance there is an opportunity to be heard, WSF speaks up.
Bighorn Sheep Restoration into the Tendoy Mountains
This past February 18 & 19, twenty-six wild sheep were captured from Montana’s Wild Horse Island and relocated into the Tendoy Mountain near Dillion, Montana. How is this reestablished population doing two months later? Overall, excellent with only two documented mortalities. One a lion kill and the other undetermined.
Here is a detailed report from Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks Dillon Region Biologist Jessey Newby.
Nevada: Wild Sheep Conservation Dollars in Action
The Wild Sheep Foundation recently supported Utah State University Assistant Professor of Wildland Resources & Ecology Dr. Kezia Manlove, and Master’s graduate student Grete Wilson-Henjum deploy and maintain trail cameras over water sources (e.g., guzzlers) in the southern Nevada desert.