Matt Kauffman discusses the decline of several moose populations in Wyoming.

November 02, 2011

Tristan Ahtone, Wyoming Public Radio

“Wildlife outfitters in Wyoming are hurting because of the declining moose population. They depend on big game hunters for their livelihood. These businesses typically blame the reintroduction of wolves to the area as well as the states exploding grizzly bear population for the moose decline. But a decade-long drought in the region may be to blame…”

Listen below or click here for the story, which also features University of Wyoming paleoclimatologist Bryan Shuman discussing some of his recent work on long-term climatic patterns in the region.