MISSOULA, Mont. – An additional 766 acres of Pennsylvania elk habitat is now permanently protected and opened to public access following efforts by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) and a donor, the RMEF said in a release. Located in Centre County, the project extends the western unit of State Game Lands 100 to the north along…
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Reports
Best thing to do — while also avoiding being gored — was to try to shoot off one of the antlers. Third attempt was the charm.
The grants benefit 42,586 acres across Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Fremont, Johnson, Hot Springs, Lincoln, Park, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton and Washakie Counties. There is also one project of statewide benefit.
Seventy-eight contestants, the most to take part since 2005, competed in six divisions.
Suit seeks to eliminate state wildlife management of wolves in the state.
The state has a growing elk population and is home to nearly 10,000 RMEF members in 24 chapters.
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