The annual “elk reduction” hunt opened Saturday. It is in a small portion of the Park and the National Elk Refuge, and has always been very popular. It’s also controversial because it is a national park and the elk are migrating, mostly in the open, to their winter range on the Refuge.
All issues regarding winter feeding of Wyoming elk have become increasingly controversial in recent years.
Article in the Jackson Hole Daily by Angus M. Thuermer Jr.