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Campsite impacts on small mammals of the Colorado River, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

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Steve W Elmore, 1978, Campsite impacts on small mammals of the Colorado River, Canyonlands National Park, Utah: .

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Small mammal populations were live-trapped at two campsites and two control areas along the Colorado River in Canyonlands National Park, Utah, to determine the effects of camping impact on small mammal numbers. Data were collected from August 20 to September 10, 1976, and from April 11 to September 10, 1977. Captures of the canyon mouse (Peromyscus crinitis), least chipmunk (Eutamias minimus), antelope ground squirrel (Ammospermophilus leucurus), white-throated wood rat (Neotoma albigula) and rock squirrel (Spermophilus variegatus) populations were numerous enough to permit statistical comparison. At the Brown Betty campsite, small mammal populations, with the exception of rock squirrels, increased with campsite use. Campsites consistently [...]

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