Demography of an increasing caribou herd with restricted wolf control

@inproceedings{Boertje2017DemographyOA,
  title={Demography of an increasing caribou herd with restricted wolf control},
  author={Rodney D. Boertje and Craig L. Gardner and Martha M. Ellis and Torsten W. Bentzen and Jeffrey A. Gross},
  year={2017}
}
Understanding the limiting factors of a prey population is important before and during predator control programs, and optimal intensive management of an increasing prey population requires formal recognition of a sustainable population size. The migratory Fortymile caribou (Rangifer tarandus) herd in Alaska reached a low of approximately 6,000 caribou during 1973–1975. To regain peak numbers of approximately 50,000 caribou estimated in the 1960s, stakeholder groups gained approval for… CONTINUE READING

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