Bowhunting for antelope has begun in the Valley and bear sightings have increased, so if you plan on hunting, remember to be bear aware and carry bear spray while you’re out in this beautiful country! Bears are not only found in the timber, but out in the sagebrush as well. Good luck! The team has had a busy few weeks, so there is much to report.
As we transition into August (can you believe July is already over?), the team carries on riding and tracking to reduce undocumented losses. Cattle are spread across the Valley and the team is doing a great job keeping up with all the pastures!
We had a very quiet end to July, so please remember: If you see something, say something! Sarah Hale, Wildlife Program Coordinator, would love to hear from you if you see bears, wolves, moose, or anything else that may be a sight to see! Her contact information is: email@example.com or 317-753-0611.
We’ve made it half way through July, and as more cattle continue to arrive in the Valley, the Wildlife Team is ramping up their range riding and deployment of trail cameras to reduce undocumented losses.
The 2017 July Newsletter is here! In it you will find CVA updates and announcements, partner updates and announcements, and a whole lot of gorgeous pictures that out wonderful community has taken this summer. We are very lucky to have some talented photographers living in the Centennial!!
Please feel free to share this with others who may be interested in the activities occurring in and around the Centennial Valley. You can read the newsletter here. Enjoy!
Photo Credit: Ethan Kunard
The Range Riders received two more horses for use this season, one from Ruby Dell Ranch, and one from Shana Drimal (Thank you!). Our Assistant Range Rider, Mickey, has accepted a seasonal position with the Bureau of Land Management, so we must bid her farewell, but wish her the best of luck! As temperatures heat up in the Valley, the Range Riders continue to monitor cattle, and the Wildlife Tracker continues to document wildlife sign.
June is in full swing, and pronghorn fawns are becoming a common sight in the Valley! The Range Riders received three horses from J Bar L Ranch (thank you!), and MJ arrived with her four horses that she will use throughout the season. The riders have begun tracking by horseback as well as riding through cattle, and the wildlife tracker has begun travelling by mechanical horse (ATV).