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TRNP elk collaring programs helps survey habitat

September 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

An elk left its Theodore Roosevelt National Park home last winter and spent most of the cold season close to the Yellowstone River near Wibaux, Mont. Other elk often wander outside the park’s boundaries but usually return, wildlife biologist Wade Jones said. Continue Reading

‘Capture monkeys’ in action: Pilot to fly elk capture excursion in TRNP today

September 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Owner and pilot of Leading Edge Aviation, Jim Pope, 50, said from a landing and fuel stop in Deer Lodge, Mont., on his way to Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Tuesday morning that he has been a helicopter pilot leading a crew capturing wild animals much of his life. Continue Reading