‘Net-gunning’ useful in preventing harm during research

This photograph of scrambling elk was taken by Native Range Capture Services, a helicopter-based wildlife capture service often used by wildlife agencies across the West. Helicopter net-gunning has proven effective in reducing mortality and trauma when capturing wildlife for research.



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This photograph of scrambling elk was taken by Native Range Capture Services, a helicopter-based wildlife capture service often used by wildlife agencies across the West. Helicopter net-gunning has proven effective in reducing mortality and trauma when capturing wildlife for research.

The capture of wild animals is one of the most exciting and most difficult part of any research project. Among the preferred methods for capturing wild big- game is “net-gunning,”…




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