Best thing to do — while also avoiding being gored — was to try to shoot off one of the antlers. Third attempt was the charm.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Reports
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.
Wolf advocacy group rep says placement of wolves on the Colorado landscape is “most germane” to the state’s future and “there’s no downside and there’s a real big upside”