Stories tagged: elk
Fri., July 5, 2019, 6 a.m.
A multiyear research project aiming to measure the quality of elk habitat across the vast Clearwater region in Idaho is in its final stages.
Fri., April 12, 2019, 6 a.m.
Two hard winters in a row are weakening the health of Yellowstone’s northern elk herd.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 1:31 p.m.
Hundreds of elk streamed across a road near Ellensburg last week. The migration was caught on video near Puget Sound Energy’s Wild Horse Wind and Solar facility.
Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 6 a.m.
Idaho Fish and Game officials are deploying elk tracking collars this week as part of the annual elk survival study.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Idaho officials are looking for any information regarding an elk carcass that was quartered and thrown by the side of the road.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 8:02 p.m.
Although increased predation by grizzly bears, cougars and wolves, along with drought, have been blamed for the decline in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s elk populations, a recent study said scientists …
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
Bob Legasa, of Hayden, was bow hunting for elk in Idaho over the weekend. But things were going slowly. So, the avid outdoorsman (who is also a videographer and producer …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Mountain fires can spark the growth of new vegetation that, for several years, can provide as much nutrition to elk as irrigated agricultural fields.
Mon., June 11, 2018, 5:45 a.m.
If the elk of Yellowstone National Park had a spokeswoman, she would be working overtime trying to set the record straight about elk-human interactions: Despite the headlines, the average elk …
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 11:11 a.m.
An Idaho resident won the won the 2018 World Elk Calling championship earlier this month.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 7:32 a.m.
National Elk Refuge officials say the supplemental feeding program could be halted this year as western Wyoming experiences a warmer than average winter.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
The Northern Yellowstone elk herd, one of the most famous and closely watched in the world, is finally growing at a healthy clip.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 1 p.m.
Starting in mid-December, Idaho Fish and Game crews will be capturing and collaring elk using helicopters.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Spokane photographer John Latta nails the light and the moment as this bull elk moves with its harem of cows earlier this month during the tail end of the rut …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 7 p.m.
One autumn day years ago I wanted to fall on my arrow out of shame, my Montana-modified form of elk hunter atonement.
Sun., July 30, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Steve Clark has learned that roadkill can be as delicious as the “fresh” deer and elk he hunts. The Spokane man accounts for two of some 1,600 salvage permits issued …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
Certified volunteers from the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council of Spokane have permits to dispatch injured game and collect the edible meat for the Union Gospel Mission or other charities.
Sun., May 7, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Nobody – no hunter, no poacher – has shot more moose in Washington than Woody Myers. His weapon was a rifle. His aim: usually to save the animal’s life rather …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Wolves are the perfect tool to help reduce the spread of chronic wasting disease among elk, deer and moose, wolf advocates told the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on last …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6 a.m.
Managing the Northern Yellowstone elk herd, one of the most popular in the world, is no easy task.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Legislation directing Washington State University involvement in monitoring and assessing elk hoof disease in Southwest Washington got solid support Wednesday before the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 7:52 a.m.
Officials say dozens of elk are dead after the herd fell through the ice at a reservoir in eastern Oregon.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 3:07 a.m.
Hunters who bag trophy elk get all the press, posts and glory.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
Nearly half the elk herds in southwestern Washington have some of their animals infected with a disease that leads to misshapen hoofs and other problems, wildlife officials told state legislators …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 5 a.m.
It had been a long time since my last elk hunt, 23 years at least, and I wasn’t sure I had another one in me.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Sandpoint hunter and angler Nancy Hadley continues to serve wildlife management at top levels, most recently being named to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s board of directors.
Sat., April 9, 2016
CRITTERS – Starting this summer, Washington residents will be able to salvage road-killed deer and elk across most of the state, according to a new program adopted Friday by the …
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
At least 59 calf elk in the Idaho Panhandle have being captured by helicopter netters, fixed with GPS collars and released in the past few weeks as biologists continue research …
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
The hoof disease that’s been crippling elk in southwestern Washington for years apparently has taken hold farther north, state Fish and Wildlife officials say.
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015, 3:53 p.m.
Are there too many elk in Montana? Ask a landowner whose alfalfa field is mowed down by a herd of the big mammals and the answer is probably yes. Ask …