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Black-footed ferret surveys on seven coal occurrence areas in Wyoming

Stephen James Martin

Black-footed ferret surveys on seven coal occurrence areas in Wyoming

February-September 1979 : final report 1980

by Stephen James Martin

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Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in [Cheyenne, Wyo.?] .
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    Subjects:
  • Black-footed ferret,
  • Coal leases -- Wyoming

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen J. Martin and Max H. Schroeder
    SeriesFerret report -- no. 2
    ContributionsSchroeder, Max H, United States. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17975100M

    Abstract. The black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) (Figure ) is a small, secretive, nocturnal member of the family Mustelidae (Hall, ; Honacki, Kurman and Koeppl, ).Ferrets have an obligate dependence on the prairie dog (Cynomys spp.) community, utilizing the prairie dog for food and its burrows for shelter (Campbell et al., ).Cited by: Black-footed ferrets used to establish any experimental population in the proposed Wyoming NEP will either be translocated wild-born kits from another self-sustaining reintroduced population (such as Shirley Basin) or come from one of six captive-breeding populations currently housed at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Black-footed.

    Black-footed ferrets reside in Shirley Basin surveys from July 24 and Aug. Finding litters is always our hope because that continues to confirm the area is good black-footed ferret habitat. Black footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) remain one of the world's most endangered mammals despite 15 years of conservation gh the number of captive animals has increased and ferrets have been reintroduced into four sites within their former range, no .

    The USGS National Wildlife Health Center is working to develop an oral vaccine to protect the endangered black-footed ferret from plague. Details Image Dimensions: x The black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) is a member of the family Mustelidae. The long, slender animals weigh to grams; adult males are about 47% heavier than adult females (Anderson et al. ). The historic range of the black-footed ferret was coextensive with the combined ranges of the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys.


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Black-footed ferret surveys on seven coal occurrence areas in Wyoming by Stephen James Martin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Black-footed ferret surveys on seven coal occurrence areas in Wyoming: February-September final report [Stephen James Martin; Max H Schroeder; United States.

Bureau of Land Management.; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.]. Black-footed ferret surveys on seven coal occurrence areas in Wyoming: February-September final report / by Stephen J. Martin and Max H. Schroeder. Black-footed ferrets almost exclusively eat prairie dogs and rely on prairie dog burrows for shelter, safety, and a place to raise young.

Each ferret requires acres of prairie dog colony to survive. The national Black-footed Ferret Recovery Implementation Team has.

where black-footed ferret surveys are no longer required. The probably of an extant population of ferrets in those areas was so minimal, that surveys were deemed unnecessary. This does not diminish the importance of maintaining suitable black-footed ferret habitat for.

The black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), also known as the American polecat or prairie dog hunter, is a species of mustelid native to central North is listed as endangered by the IUCN, because of its very small and restricted species declined throughout the 20th century, primarily as a result of decreases in prairie dog populations and sylvatic : Mammalia.

10/3/ PM. Cheyenne - Population reports for what is known as one of North America’s most endangered mammals, the black-footed ferret, came in positive this fall. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently completed population surveys in Meeteetse and Shirley Basin.

Both areas report higher than average ferret sightings. Black-Footed Ferret Surveys in Colorado, September The U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), in coordination with the Colorado Division of Wildlife, has block-cleared all black-tailed prairie dog habitat in eastern Colorado, after determining that these areas no.

No one said trapping black-footed ferrets at night in the remote Wyoming plains was easy. Even biologists admit spotlighting the nocturnal 3-pound critters hiding.

The average density of black-footed ferrets near Meeteetse, Wyoming, is estimated at 1 black-footed ferret /99 to acres ( ha). As of40 to 60 black-footed ferrets occupied a total of 6, to 7, acres (2, ha) of white-tailed prairie dog habitat [ 28, 29, 39 ].

Black-footed Ferret Reintroduction Summary Decem Background The black-footed ferret (BFF or ferret) was one of the first species to be listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of and was believed to have gone extinct in the late ’s. Ina remnant population of ferrets was discovered near Meeteetse, Size: KB.

AWILDLIFE biologist who has been monitoring the plight of the black-footed ferret for the last 10 years has found at least 22 of them alive, well and breeding on the plains of Wyoming near Cody. At their height, black-footed ferrets were common in 12 Western states and two Canadian provinces.

The prairie dog ecosystem occupied 20 percent of Western rangeland at. SPECIES CONSERVATION ASSESSMENT FOR BLACK FOOTED FERRET (MUSTELA NIGRIPES) IN WYOMING prepared by KATRINA L.

ESCH 1, P. BEAUVAIS 2, AND DOUGLAS A. KEINATH 2 1 ½ Fremont, Laramie, Wyoming ; 2 Wyoming Natural Diversity Database, University of Wyoming, E. University Ave, Dept. Laramie, Wyoming ; ; [email protected] Insurveys of about 10% of the suspected black-footed ferret range in the Shirley Basin discovered a minimum of 21 litters and a total of 88 animals [11].

Sincethe area's prairie dog acreage has increased in portions of the survey area and black-footed ferrets have been discovered in some of the new acreage [9]. A black-footed ferret peeks out of a prairie dog burrow on the Crow Reservation on Wednesday.

In attempt to get the ferrets off the endangered. InWWF marked its third consecutive year of black-footed ferret reintroductions on the Fort Belknap Reservation in northern Montana. WWF and partners also documented both first and second generation kits— young ferrets—born to individuals released in and The black-footed ferret is the most endangered mammal in North America.

They became extinct in the wild in Canada inand were classified as endangered in the U.S. in The last known wild population was taken into captivity in the mids, a few years after its.

The Service will continue to play an active role in black-footed ferret recovery in Wyoming as outlined in the MOU and through the Service's oversight of the black-footed ferret allocation process.

The Service determines, based on reintroduction proposals, which reintroduction sites receive captive born ferrets (i.e., kits) for release into.

Black-Footed Ferret Home Ranges in Conata Basin, South Dakota Article (PDF Available) in Western North American Naturalist 72(2) August with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

With the population critically at risk, the last 18 black-footed ferrets were gathered and placed in a managed breeding program. Now, through the intense efforts of a multi-institutional recovery program, the black-footed ferret population continues to improve. Black-footed ferret numbers dropped steadily throughout the 20th century and by the species was thought to be globally extinct.

Ina family dog brought home .United States. Bureau of Land Management: Black-footed ferret surveys on seven coal occurrence areas in Wyoming: February-September final report / ([Cheyenne, Wyo.?]: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, []), also by Stephen James Martin, Max H. Schroeder, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (page images at HathiTrust).9/5/ PM.

Cheyenne - The black-footed ferret population near Meeteetse, Wyo. is getting a boost. Last July, 35 black-footed ferrets were released on the Lazy BV and Pitchfork ranches by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, in partnership with the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service and other federal and private partners.