remotely sensed maps and big data, Riiss work stands out for bringing intimate. Researchers have for the first time mapped migration routes for five of Wyomings biggame species The maps and a short film, released Wednesday, show the routes of elk, mule deer, moose, bighorn sheep and pronghorn, according to. Efforts since 2013 to map elk migrations conducted local and regional elk tracking studies for decades, no one has ever compiled all the data, said Arthur Middleton, leader of the GYE Elk Migration Project for the Wyoming Migration. One of the maps produced by the Wyoming Migration Initiative shows elk migration patterns in the greater Yellowstone understand and conserve Wyomings ungulate migrations While biggame migrations are being lost worldwide,. University of Wyoming alumni Joe Riis and Arthur Middleton have been named 2016 National Geographic Adventurers of the Year for and collared elk to map their movements, all to better understand how longdistance migration ties. Elk study Riis often ventured into the vast, wild territory of northwest Wyoming to build a map This database of GPS movements will facilitate comprehensive reporting on the migrations, new study of climatic influences on migration. Tracking technology has enabled scientists in Wyoming and elsewhere to map for elk, antelope and mule deer that travel into the Yellowstone Ecosystem each summer Scientists in the region recently documented the longest known. Wyoming tourists, hunters, ranchers and conservationists are getting important wildlife data from a large collaboration of researchers studying wide migrations of mule deer and elk The Wyoming Migration Initiative, started in 2012, is. Wyoming Two men trek across the frozen snowcovered plains to reach one of the many trap cameras set up in the area cameras that give them a clearer picture of animal migration through the state Majestic elk, bighorn sheep,.