With 949 elk on the dole and Chronic Wasting Disease at the door of the Black Butte Feedground, a 42-year veteran sustains a herd — and a tradition — amidst shifting winds.
Discovery of elk infected with Chronic Wasting Disease in Grand Teton National Park accelerates fears of rapid spread on feedgrounds.
Game and Fish takes draft disease proposal on the road as it postpones addressing elk winter feedgrounds.
Citizen working group considers carcass disposal, salt licks, research funding, predation, feed grounds and other issues in management strategy.
Some of Wyoming’s ungulates don’t survive the winter for causes both natural, or, as in this case, man-made.