Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Species Data - Bighorn Sheep Winter Range
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Biologists, District Wildlife Managers, and Researchers
BighornWinterRange is an ESRI SDE Feature Class showing that part of the overall range where 90% of the individuals are located during the average five winters out of ten, from the first heavy snowfall to spring green-up, or as a specific period which may defined for each unit. This information was derived from field personnel. A variety of data capture techniques were used including drawing on mylar overlays at 1:50,000 scale USGS county mapsheets and implementation of the SmartBoard Interactive Whiteboard using stand-up, real-time digitizing at various scales (Cowardin, M., M. Flenner. March 2003. Maximizing Mapping Resources. GeoWorld 16(3):32-35).