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Elk could recover from chronic wasting disease, study shows

Elk could recover from chronic wasting disease, study shows

Elk may ultimately not be as susceptible to chronic wasting disease as researchers previously thought, according to a decadelong study published recently.

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Hoof rot

Hoof rot

During a tour of Weyerhaeuser land, elk researcher John Cook said herbicides aren’t eliminating forage for elk.

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Elk hoof rot not linked to herbicides, experts claim

Elk hoof rot not linked to herbicides, experts claim

During a tour of Weyerhaeuser land, elk researcher John Cook said herbicides aren’t eliminating forage for elk.

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Idaho group challenges Wyoming elk feeding

JACKSON, Wyo. — An Idaho environmental group is challenging a 2008 U.S. Forest Service decision that permitted five elk feedgrounds in the Jackson Hole area of northwest Wyoming.

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Study: Chronic wasting disease won't wipe out elk

A 10-year study conducted by the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department suggests that the effects of chronic wasting disease on elk may not be as devastating as once believed.

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Elk group

Elk group

The Elk Brucellosis Working Group will meet in Bozeman on Tuesday to discuss this past winter's hazing operations.

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Elk brucellosis working group to meet

Elk brucellosis working group to meet

The working group charged with developing elk management options in areas where the transmission of brucellosis between elk and livestock is a concern will meet in Bozeman on July 8 to review the results of last winter's activities.

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State leases 3,900 acres in the Little Snake River Valley for oil and gas

State leases 3,900 acres in the Little Snake River Valley for oil and gas

OUTSIDE BAGGS — In a normal year, Pat O’Toole might be more worried about the coyotes that killed 10 of his lambs the night before.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Survey finds Bitterroot elk numbers rebounding

Survey finds Bitterroot elk numbers rebounding

The Bitterroot Valley’s elk herd appears to be on the rebound.

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More elk

More elk

Elk numbers are rebounding slowly in the Bitterroot Valley.

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IDFG eyes discounts on second deer and elk tags

IDFG eyes discounts on second deer and elk tags

Idaho Fish and Game officials are exploring the idea of discounting the price of second deer and elk tags, perhaps as early as this summer.

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Montana disease surveillance zone expanded; elk infected

BOZEMAN — State livestock officials are expanding an animal disease surveillance program to new areas of southwest Montana where infected elk were found.

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Hunting licenses

Hunting licenses

Nonresident hunting licenses are above the average in cost for black bear, deer, elk, mountain lion and upland game bird, but below average for moose, mountain goat, antelope, bighorn sheep, turkey, wolf and most fishing licenses.

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Elk rescue on Hebgen Lake

Elk rescue on Hebgen Lake

A cow elk fell through the ice May 3 on on Hebgen Lake.

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Passersby rescue elk from Hebgen Lake ice

Passersby rescue elk from Hebgen Lake ice

Some folks up in the Hebgen Lake area put their own well-being at risk to help save a cow elk that had fallen through the lake's ice.

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Elk and brucellosis on FWP meeting agenda

Elk and brucellosis on FWP meeting agenda

Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Dan Vermilion and Region 3 wildlife manager Howard Burt will discuss brucellosis and elk at a Wednesday meeting of the Region 3 Citizens’ Advisory Committee in Bozeman.

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Hunters file lawsuit to stop elk kill permits, fencing

Hunters file lawsuit to stop elk kill permits, fencing

A disagreement over elk management between hunters and Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks has entered the courtroom.

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Paradise Valley elk

Paradise Valley elk

Elk gather in the southern end of Paradise Valley. Two sporting groups have filed a complaint against the state’s wildlife agency to halt measures to kill and fence out elk in the region.

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Southeast Washington elk population rebounding

Southeast Washington elk population rebounding

Elk hunters in southeastern Washington have something to be happy about.

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