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Sharing the same slope: Behavioral responses of a threatened mesocarnivore to motorized and non-motorized winter recreation

Publications Posted on: October 04, 2018
Winter recreation is a widely popular activity and is expected to increase due to changes in recreation technology and human population growth. Wildlife are frequently negatively impacted by winter recreation, however, through displacement from habitat, alteration of activity patterns, or changes in movement behavior.

Winter visitor use planning in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Publications Posted on: March 11, 2006
Winter use in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks increased dramatically in the 1980s and early 1990s. That increase and the emphasis on snowmobiles as the primary mode of transportation brought into focus a host of winter-related issues, including air pollution, unwanted sound, wildlife impacts and the adequacy of agency budgets, staff and infrastructure to manage the burgeoning use.