Inaugural elk hunting season open for state tags; tribes already harvested three October 13, 2018 Wisconsin

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Inaugural elk hunting season open for state tags; tribes already harvested threeOctober 13, 2018 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... Elk were native to Wisconsin but were wiped out by unregulated hunting and habitat loss in the 1800s.   An attempted reintroduction in the 1930s failed; the final four elk were killed by poachers in 1948 ... a 1995 reintroduction of 25 elk transferred from Michigan to the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest near Clam Lake has resulted in a slowly growing herd..,



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