Wheeler Herd Unit Survey February 2016

Results from the Wheeler Herd Unit survey are in - a total of 86 bighorn were counted including 41 adult ewes, 4 yearling ewes, 3 unclassified ewes (48 total ewes), 6 yearling rams, 17 lambs, and 1 unclassified bighorn.   Fourteen adult rams were also observed; 7 of those were classified as two-year olds. Much gratitude to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Recovery Program for the population count!

 Photo by Dale Matson

Photo by Dale Matson

 Photo by Dale Matson

Photo by Dale Matson