Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Updated Monday, April 11, 2011

Utah Big Game Range Trend Studies

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Range Trend Methods

Studies monitoring range trend depend greatly on site selection, especially when dealing with large geographic areas such as wildlife management units. Since it is impossible to intensively monitor all vegetation or habitat types within a unit, it is necessary to concentrate on specific sites and/or "key" areas within distinct plant communities on big game ranges.

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