Idaho explains its updated 10-year elk plan September 12, 2013

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Idaho explains its updated 10-year elk plan September 12, 2013 Bellingham Herald
... Elk numbers are being influenced by a number of factors. Cropland depredations by elk have increased, wolves are now a part of the landscape, and elk habitat quality in some areas has continued to decline due to succession and the expansion of noxious weeds. In combination, these factors have affected the health and productivity of Idaho's elk... Like all of Idaho's wildlife, elk are the property of Idaho's citizens and need to be managed appropriately. The elk plan is Fish and Game's blueprint for managing elk for the next 10 years...


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