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Showshoe hares and moose interact to change browse

...sprout new stems below the girdles or from the root stock, but this takes time and the delay itself affects the future winter food supply for hares and moose.When repetitively browsed, the new birch twigs produce structures called glandular trichomes...
Ungulates wander closer to people, pets in search of winter food

Valentine?s Day is typically a time for love, but an arrow shot into a moose in Kenai on Feb. 14 wasn?t fired with friendly intentions and definitely didn?t come from Cupid.
Mystery defoliation at treeline in the Kenai Mountains

...threads. As we emerged above the treeline, it was gratifying to see subalpine stands of Barclay's willow, a favorite winter food for moose, recovering from last year's infestation of Geometrid moths. Bruce spanworms, one of the culprits responsible...
Moose steer clear of roads

...good browse available along the road system where the right of way has been cleared and swaths of willow a preferred winter food of moose have flourished. However, this season, with little snow on the ground until this past week, Lewis said...
Why did the caribou cross the road?: Refuge Notebook

...against extreme cold. They also have large rounded hooves for pawing through snow to reach lichens -- a preferred winter food. The hooves spread wide to support the animal when walking on snow, and act as paddles when swimming. The central...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives

...Lack of money leaves school district eyeing 75 positions to cut Ungulates wander closer to people, pets in search of winter food Defense rips state investigation in Rogers case Community News Around The Peninsula Sports Mid-majors...


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