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Examining the Encampment River herd

WGFD, Encampment K-12 students spend a Sunday collaring and testing 10 ewes from local bighorn sheep herd

 

February 19, 2020

Joshua Wood

A ewe is released near the staging site after going through testing and collaring.

On the afternoon of February 9, staff and students from Encampment K-12 School joined employees of the Wyoming Game & Fish Department (WGFD) on Finley Hill Road outside Encampment. While it certainly wasn't a school day, the students were all excited to join the WGFD in yet another bighorn sheep capture.

For the past three years, Jordan Seitz has involved his 6th grade and junior high science classes in aiding with the capturing and collaring of bighorn sheep ewes. This process began under former Saratoga Wildlife Biologist Will Schultz and has continued with current Saratoga Wildlife B...



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