In 2015, Idaho hunters killed nearly 70,000 deer and about 25,000 elk, numbers not matched since the 1990s.
Man illegally killed shot elk in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Changes announced in permit types for several regions
Arizona agency: Testing finds no cases of wildlife disease
Horses also fighting for survival in what has been a tough winter in the state
A total of 100 state licenses were available — 30 any-elk and 70 antlerless-only licenses
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”
With a score of 430 inches, it’s the largest in nearly half a century and largest ever from Montana
While values of most farm commodities have declined lately, elk meat, antlers and bulls raised for penned hunting operations reportedly have all risen
Statewide, the grants will provide funding to expand South Dakota’s Elk Hunting Access Program
In a state where thousands of coal mining jobs have been lost in the past few years, officials are touting the elk’s potential to help tourism.
The 6,000 elk on the property so far is well above the 15-year average.
The 20 projects benefit nearly 9,000 acres of elk habitat and outdoor/sporting enthusiasts in Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater, Douglas, Hubbard, Itasca, Kittson, Marshall, Morrison and Roseau counties.
Transaction benefits Washington’s largest elk herd and is the latest in a series of projects near Mount St. Helens.