Northern San Juan • Entered by Christiane Frischmuth on September 13, 2022

BIghorn SHeep monitoring

September 10, 2022 – September 12, 2022

Participants and Hours

Pre Planning hours 6
Post Admin hours 2
Activity Hours 72
Participants 4
Total Hours 296

Key Issue: Wildlife Protection
Activity Type: Stewardship (monitoring, sampling, planting, etc.)
Key Partners: San Juan Jeep Tours
Landscape/area: Uncompahgre Wilderness (BLM) (102214 acres)

Measurable Outcomes

Outcome 1: Hiked (16 miles)
Outcome 2: Wildlife monitored (100 domestic sheep)
Outcome 3: Event Attendees (3 people)[/if 1231]

Short Description of Activity

Jeep to Engineer Pass. Hiked via Horsethief Trail to Difficulty Trail and camped overnight. Encountered several hunters. Hiked to Cutler Trail.

Reflection/Evaluation

Did not see BHS.
Saw a bald eagle, redtail haws, deer and domestic sheep.
Handed out BHS monitoring flyers
Had conversations with other guests on Jeep Tour and with Hunters along the trail.