Tag: GPS

February 21, 2020

Watch: Colorado embarks on urban elk GPS study

As Colorado’s Front Range becomes more and more urbanized, the changing land uses are affecting the behavior of elk herds in the area. In some cases, they’re becoming residents and...

July 14, 2017

JWM study: Greater sage-grouse use ‘stepping stones’ for long migration

About 10 years ago, researchers using VHS telemetry were surprised to find greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) traveled 240 kilometers between Saskatchewan and north central Montana — the longest documented migration...

June 23, 2016

‘Frankenturtles’ may help solve turtle stranding mystery

There’s no bringing a dead sea turtle back to life. But by filling its carcass with Styrofoam and a GPS tracker, researchers can turn it into a scientific instrument, gathering...