I am extremely excited about the Missouri elk restoration, and I am loving the fact that the Missouri Department of Conservation is being so open about the process. Here is a video overview of how the trapping is taking place in Kentucky.
“In December, an aerial survey counted just over 4,635 elk, that’s down 24-percent from 6,070 in 2009. Since 1995, the northern elk herd has dropped 70-percent from 16,791.” “It hasn’t been this low for forty years,” Smith says. “Certainly we are standing up and taking notice of this.” Full Story