Elk impacted by human recreation


As we work to preserve wildlife habitat and expand opportunities for outdoor recreation, we remember that it is a balancing act.

“Scientists found that elk avoided areas where humans were recreating. This avoidance resulted in habitat compression. All-terrain vehicle use was most disruptive to elk, followed by mountain biking, hiking, and horseback riding. When exposed to these activities, elk spent more time moving rather than feeding and resting.”

https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/58484

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Pinterest Social Icon
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon
Archive
Search By Tags
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon

35 W. Main Ave., Ste. 210

 Spokane, WA 99201

509.328.2939

info@inlandnwland.org

© Inland Northwest Land Conservancy 2020