Return to the main page - [LINK] US Forest Service - [LINK] Oregon Department Of Fish and Wildlife - [LINK] The Starkey Project
"Long-term studies of elk, deer, and cattle - examining the effects of ungulates on ecosystems"
 

 

[ ]  [ ]
 
   
 

Policy Implications from Long-term Studies of Mule Deer and Elk: A Synthesis of the Starkey Project

The Wildlife Management Institute

The 69th Annual North American Wildlife

and Natural Resources Conference

Wildlife Management Institute

March 17-21, 2004

Doubletree Hotel Spokane City Center
Spokane, Washington

presents

One Day Session: March 20th
Agenda

Morning Session

08:00-08:15
The Starkey Project: Long-term Research for Long-term Management Solutions
08:15-08:25
History and Overview of the Starkey Project: Mule Deer and Elk Research for Management Benefits
08:25-08:40
The Starkey Database: Spatial-Environmental Relations of North American Elk, Mule Deer, and Cattle at the Starkey Experimental Forest and Range in Northeastern Oregon
08:40-08:55
Roads Traffic and Off-road Recreation
The of Road Pattern and Density on Elk Distribution: Implications for Management in Forested Ecosystems
08:55-09:10
Spatial Partitioning of Mule Deer and Elk in Relation to Traffic
09:10-09:25
Effects of Off-road Recreation on Mule Deer and Elk
10:00-10:20
Elk Productivity
Issues of Elk Productivity for Research and Management
10:20-10:40
Effects of Male Age and Female Nutritional Condition on Elk Reproduction
10:40-11:00
Validation of Nutritional Condition Indices in Elk
11:00-11:20
Nutrition and Parturition Date Effects on Elk: Potential implications for Research and Management
11:20-11:40
Effects of Increasing Hunter Density and Vehicular Traffic on Elk and Mule Deer Energetics and Habitat Use

Afternoon Session

01:15-01:35
Habitat Use, Selection, and Species Interactions
Elk and Deer Movement Patterns in Relation to Habitat Use
01:35-01:55
Spatial and Temporal Interactions of Elk, Mule Deer, and Cattle
01:55-02:15
Diet Overlap Among Elk, Mule Deer, and Cattle
02:15-02:35
A Management Model to Simulate Forage Utilization by Elk, Mule Deer, and Cattle on Summer Range
03:05-03:30
Timber Management
Thermal Cover Needs of Elk: A Test of the Hypothesis and Implications for Management
03:20-03:40
Responses of Mule Deer and Elk to Intensive Timber Harvest and Associated Changes in Habitat
03:50-04:10
Ungulates and Ecosystem Processes
Policy Implications of Ungulate Herbivory in Managing the West’s Forest-Dominated Ecosystems
04:10-04:30
The Role of Ungulate Herbivory and Management on Ecosystem Pattern and Processes: Future Direction for the Starkey Project
04:40
Summary
Has the Starkey Project Delivered on its Promises?
- Jack Ward Thomas

"Long-term studies of elk, deer, and cattle in managed forests."
Customer Service Comment Card- We welcome your comments and questions.
Privacy and Security Notice

If you have concerns, comments, or problems with this site, please contact the Webmaster