Study eyes wolverines and skiers in Tetons

Aim is to determine how recreation influences rare mustelid, researcher says. By Mike Koshmrl | Jackson Hole News&Guide Biologists have selected the Tetons as the site of a multiyear study of wolverine habitat, in part because of the amount of human-powered winter recreation in the range. Now in its fifth field year, a research project…

Wolverine study uncovers worries, sparks debate

Scott Stuntz – Teton Valley News A study to explore the impact of winter recreation on wolverines drew concerns about losing recreation opportunities during a public discussion in Driggs on February 20. The meeting mainly focused on the possible impact that recreation would have on female wolverines as they create dens and birth their young.…