Wildlife biologists in New York are currently in the midst of a multi-year research project to garner some insight into moose populations and the factors that could be affecting the population’s growth in the area.

Moose were extirpated from the Adirondacks in the late 1800s and early 1900s, due to the destruction of habitat and overhunting. But in the 1980s, moose sightings in the Adirondacks began to trickle in. Over the past few decades, moose have established a permanent population in the New York mountains, and in 2015 the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) began actively monitoring it.

First came a multi-year study of adult moose. It was estimated based on findings that the Adirondacks have an established population of approximately…READ MORE

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