The Cougar Fund’s comments on North Dakota’s first three-year study of mountain lions

North Dakota Game and Fish, in partnership with South Dakota State University, has completed their first of two three-year studies of the mountain lion populations in their state. The results of the study indicate that the population is vulnerable, with a declining average age and a low survival rate. The Cougar Fund put forward positive solutions, such as creating and implementing a Mountain Lion Management Plan and emphasizing proactive conflict prevention like the use of livestock guardian dogs.

NDGF Letter