Elk herds under control at Rocky Mountain

This photo shows the results after two years of having a fence keep elk out of sensitive riparian habitat in Rocky Mountain National Park. Park officials estimate 600–800 elk winter in the park.



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This photo shows the results after two years of having a fence keep elk out of sensitive riparian habitat in Rocky Mountain National Park. Park officials estimate 600–800 elk winter in the park.

A program combining proactive fence building with restricted elk removal has brought elk herds under control in Rocky Mountain National Park. For nearly 70 years park officials in this…




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