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Funded Projects - Wildlife Monitoring

Mule Deer Monitoring

mule deer and drill rig.
Purpose: Quantitatively monitor and report mule deer population parameters and habitat use within the PAPA and compare to reference area populations and habitat use.
  • Project Status: Annual data collection
  • PAPO Funded: Approximately $200,000 per year

Pronghorn Monitoring Project

mule deer and drill rig.
Purpose: Quantitatively monitor and report pronghorn population parameters and habitat use within the PAPA and compare to reference area populations and habitat use.
  • Project Status: Annual data collection
  • PAPO Funded: Approximately $220,000 per year

Sage-grouse Monitoring Project

mule deer and drill rig.
Purpose: Quantitatively monitor and report Greater Sage-grouse population parameters and habitat use within the PAPA and compare to reference area populations and habitat use. Monitor noise at leks.
  • Project Status: Annual data collection
  • PAPO Funded: Winter Concentration Area Surveys: $50,000; Lek Search Surveys: $30,000 per year

Pygmy Rabbit Monitoring Project

mule deer and drill rig.
Purpose: Quantitatively monitor and report occurrence and numbers of pygmy rabbits and identify distribution and numbers changes within the PAPA and compare to reference area populations and habitat use.
  • Project Status: Annual data collection
  • PAPO Funded: Approximately $170,000 per year

Raptor Monitoring Project

Purpose: Determine the location and activity status of approximately 650 raptor nests/territories and nest searches for new nests within the PAPA and a one mile buffer of the PAPA. Surveys of the New Fork and Green River Corridors (within the PAPA boundary and a one mile buffer) will be conducted to determine the occurrence/potential occurrence of winter bald eagle roosts.
  • Project Status: Annual data collection
  • PAPO Funded: Approximately $120,000 per year

Snow Depth & Traffic Monitoring Project

mule deer and drill rig.
Purpose: Quantitatively monitor and report snow depth and traffic volumes with the PAPA and compare to referenced area populations and habitat use.
  • Project Status: Annual data collection
  • PAPO Funded: Approximately $35,000 per year

White-tailed Prairie Dog Monitoring Project

mule deer and drill rig.
Purpose: Quantitatively monitor and report occurrence and numbers of white-tailed prairie dogs and identify distribution and numbers changes within the PAPA and compare to reference area populations and habitat use.
  • Project Status: Annual data collection
  • PAPO Funded: Approximately $60,000 per year
 
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