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Wyoming Natural Diversity Database

Wyoming and Idaho Pocket Gopher Data Compilation

Welcome to WYNDD's pocket gopher data compilation page, designed to facilitate sharing between agencies and consultants conducting field surveys or other planning efforts related to Idaho and Wyoming pocket gophers. 

Current Protocols

Simplified field survey protocol and datasheets for 2010 Wyoming pocket gopher surveys (zip 4 MB)

2010 Reports

2010 Dispersal, Habitat and Telemetry Report (642 KB)

2010 Wyoming Natural Diversity Database's Pocket Gopher Report (pdf 2 MB)

Appendix C, 2009 protocol and datasheets (zip 2 MB)
Includes methods, results, and conclusions from joint field surveys conducted in 2009 by WYNDD, Hayden-Wing Associates, and BLM-Rawlins. Special emphasis is placed on the Wyoming pocket gopher and updated range, distribution, and habitat models are presented.


Current Distribution Models

2010 Wyoming Pocket Gopher (pdf 2 MB)

2010 Idaho Pocket Gopher (pdf 2 MB)

If you require the GIS files for this model, please fill out this Distribution Model Request Form.
If you have questions please contact Mark Andersen.

Additional Resources

Genetics of the Wyoming Pocket Gopher

Wyoming Pocket Gopher Pictures

Pocket Gopher Identification Guidelines

Wyoming Pocket Gopher Species Assessment (pdf 2MB)

Reports from 2008 field efforts
     WYNDD Report to WGFD (pdf 3MB)
     Hayden-Wing Report (pdf 8MB)

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