Elk herd reduction inside Rocky Mountain NP remains hot issue

The large population of elk, and whether and how to reduce it inside Rocky Mountain National Park, continues to be a political controversy. There is pressure to use “qualified sportsmen,” but, on the other hand, a substantial number of elk migrated out of the national park last year, and of those that left quite a few were taken in the elk hunt.

Herd reduction remains hot issue. By Charlie Meyers. Denver Post Outdoors Editor

One Response to “Elk herd reduction inside Rocky Mountain NP remains hot issue”

  1. Moose Says:

    Interesting study that is tangentially related to this post and those on state plans after delisting.

    http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-06/wcs-spn062007.php


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