Relocation 2019

Relocation News from 2019

Moose is moved to state park after run through St. John's Cemetery September 30, 2019 Massachusetts, Worcester Telegram
... captured by authorities and tranquilized.  Authorities took the bull moose to a state park for release ... The moose was one of two that Worcester police were tracking in the city ...

...  The release of these 60 elk marks the fifth and final year of Wisconsin's elk translocation efforts and the second release of elk into the northern elk range in Sawyer County. Thirty-one elk were released here in 2017.  "We're happy to have the translocation effort complete and look forward to seeing the herd continue to grow," ...

... rescued from various places in the city, are set to be translocated in the wild... We want to monitor those animals at least for a month. Only then will the next batch will be released from the rehabilitation centre ...

... Earlier this year, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources ended transporting trapped deer to new locations because of concerns of spreading Chronic Wasting Disease commonly found in deer, elk, moose and other animals...
...  the disease has a low prevalence rate in Utah deer populations compared to neighboring states like Colorado and Wyoming...

Last round of Kentucky elk reach Wisconsin April 3, 2019 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
...  caravan of livestock trailers carrying 48 wild elk from Kentucky arrived in Wisconsin ... The animals were unloaded into a 7-acre quarantine pen near Winter in the Flambeau River State Forest...

Free ranging deer soon to be rescued March 29, 2019 India, timesofindia.indiatimes.com
... The wildlife managers have identified more than a dozen locations across the city ... plans have been drawn on how to trap the free-ranging ungulates ... will be safely transported ...

BPA rescheduling relocation of white-tailed deer March 23, 2019 Washington, Longview Daily News
... There are about 200 deer on Tenasillahe Island right now, Shull said, noting that moving 50 deer is not enough that the remaining white-tailed deer population would diminish. Federal biologists say the ideal population on the island is about 125...

No deer to be translocated from Kimberley this year January 29, 2019 British Columbia, BC Local News
... this year’s annual deer count resulted in 77 deer ... “In prior years, the Managing for the Future document set 125 deer as the threshold for the City to act on reducing mule deer populations. In June of 2018 this threshold was lowered by the deer committee to 30 mule deer within city limits,” [the translocation project has been safe and successful] ...

Kimberley Deer Committee recommends 40 deer be translocated this year January 22, 2019 British Columbia, BC Local News
... “There has been a dramatic decline in the number of bucks ...That is likely because there aren’t as many does around either. Last year there over 35 bucks in town, this year, 13 were counted.” [same result as in the San Jose sterilization project] ...With a couple of years of moving deer out by translocation, Oakley says there have been less deer killed by cars in town and also less complaints..,

What to do(e) with deer urbanites January 10, 2019 British Columbia, Columbia Valley Pioneer
... Due to a newer drug combination targeted specifically for ungulates, this trial has had great success in relocating the animals during the initial capture and release (only one mortality was recorded during the actual capture and release)... “The vast majority of deer translocated in 2018 have remained out of the communities ... this seems a reasonable outcome...Translocation gives deer a chance.” ...


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