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Week #30 Beaver Dam

Week #30 Beaver DamOur project interpreter was guiding a public tour when she noticed u-shaped band of woody debris that was backing water on Outlet Creek. This is a beaver dam in the process of being built. We hope to put up a camera and obtain footage of the beavers...

Week #29 Elk Bull, Cow, and Calf

Week #29 Elk Bull, Cow, Calf Bull in velvet is keeping an elk cow from her calf. The mother’s response is aggressive as she tries to protect her baby. Thirty days after birthing elk cows come back into estrus( defined as “in-heat”: a recurring period...

Week #21 Hidden Water Baby

This week our technician came upon a much happier site then first anticipated, finding this well hidden, very much alive, elk calf. Both elk and cow mothers will hide their young while they step away, but this is the first time we have witnessed a baby hiding in...