Wisconsin DNR looks for input on new elk management plan

WISCONSIN – Since being reintroduced in Wisconsin 1995, Wisconsin’s elk population now tops 400 statewide. “We’ve got elk in two portions of Wisconsin,” said Josh Spiegel, a wildlife biologist with the Wiscosin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in Sawyer County. “They’re in our historic range in northwest Wisconsin – greater Clam Lake area, south of Lake Superior between Hayward and Park Falls – and we’ve got a second herd just south and east of the Eau Claire area near Black River Falls in eastern Jackson County.”

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