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Elk calves in southwestern Colorado are in trouble.  Here's how wildlife officials are aiming to reverse the decline of herds

Elk calves in southwestern Colorado are in trouble. Here’s how wildlife officials are aiming to reverse the decline of herds

Colorado wildlife managers are mobilizing to reverse the decline of elk in the southwestern quarter of the state by controlling hunting and protecting wildlife habitat, aiming to increase calf survival amid intensification droughts and development. Colorado Parks and Wildlife teams are also launching an unprecedented statewide elk monitoring program. They will round up “several hundred” …

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'Left to waste': Wildlife officers investigate 8 deer and elk kills in San Miguel County

‘Left to waste’: Wildlife officers investigate 8 deer and elk kills in San Miguel County

Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating those responsible for a spate of suspected poaching incidents earlier this month. Eight deer and elk were killed in two and a half weeks and the carcasses left behind. Five of the animals were killed within walking distance of roads, according to …

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