9/14/2020: Isle Royale NP and ESF have documented reproduction for wolves introduced to Isle Royale in 2018 and 2019, a key element of the wolf introduction program’s success
4/4/2020: Recent extreme flooding has allowed muggers to leave their typical habitat and occupy these areas.
3/4/2020: When humans and wildlife attempt to share the road, it doesn't always bode well for the mammals.
2/10/2020: A new modeling approach could allow researchers to use remote sensing lidar data to predict small mammal biodiversity.
1/15/20: But they are likely still having an indirect effect on reptile deaths by introducing invasive species and climate change.
12/20/19: Researchers are using data from GPS collars on introduced wolves to monitor individuals.
12/3/19: Gray wolves translocated to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan are finding plenty of prey, researchers found.
12/2/19: NPS and ESF concluded summer predation monitoring by the wolves introduced to the Isle Royale ecosystem.
12/2/19: Scientists say gray wolves relocated to Isle Royale National Park are adjusting nicely to their new surroundings and finding plenty of prey.
9/24/19: Three more gray wolves (Canis lupus) have been translocated to Isle Royale National Park.
9/20/19: The Isle Royale fall wolf translocation project successfully moved three wolves from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to the park.
9/7/19: Isle Royale National Park resumed it’s wolf translocation project this week.
8/13/19: Professor Belant is profiled in ESF Magazine.
6/6/19: Dr. Jerry Belant involved with National park Service wolf population project
5/29/19: In late March, the NPS discovered a translocated wolf’s GPS collar transmitting a mortality mode signal.
3/15/19: Human activities are driving population declines across species, but identifying actual sources of individual mortality from our activities is challenging.
3/11/19: Deer collaring in the Upper Peninsula, Michigan
2/27/19: Researchers visited Little Girl's Point in recent weeks, collecting data on the area's deer population as part of ongoing research into chronic wasting disease.
2/23/19: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently completed work to trap and collar deer as part of its ongoing study of seasonal deer movement in the western UP..
2/12/19: Humans cause more than 25 per cent of deaths among an array of species all over the globe
2/11/19: Humans have survived hundreds of thousands of years thanks to our advanced intelligence — and our steadfast capacity for cruelty.
2/11/19: Humans have a "disproportionately huge effect" on the other species of vertebrates that share Earth's surface with.
2/11/19: Humans cause more than 25 per cent of deaths among an array of species all over the globe.
2/11/19: "This is one more piece of evidence to add to the list, one more example of the effect we're having on the planet," ESF professor Jerrold L. Belant said.
2/11/19: The study found that 28 percent of the animals' death were directly caused by humans.
5/25/18: Dr. Jerrold Belant joins faculty for fall semester.
2/26/18: Discovering joins Michigan Predator Prey Project for a den check at min 17:14.
2/24/18: Research Tyler Petroelje discussed UP Deer Movement Study on Mike Avery Outdoor Show.
2/23/18: There better be a good reason to tranquilize a dormant black bear and drag it out of its den into the snow on a frigid winter morning.
2/21/18: The Michigan Predator Prey study is a long–term project being done by the Michigan Department of natural Resources
2/5/18: Deer tagging with Brad Johnson of the Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources
1/27/2018: Students from Baraga High School got a first-hand look at how the Michigan DNR are tracking the migration patterns of deer across the U.P.
1/16/2018: Terry Minzey, DNR U.P. Regional Wildlife Supervisor, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about this study and it’s goals.