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Kentucky Elk Now Roaming in Wisconsin

Wisconsin DNR says 31 elk from Kentucky have been released in the state. (Wisconsin DNR YouTube screenshot)

In its third year, Wisconsin's elk reintroduction effort included 31 relocated from the Bluegrass State this year. After another successful winter trapping effort, 31 elk are now roaming their new home in northern Wisconsin after being released from their acclimation and quarantine pen. From Wisconsin DNR Weekly News, July 18

This year's class represents the third year of Wisconsin's elk translocation efforts and the first year that elk have been released into the Clam Lake elk range in over 20 years. Following two years of translocation efforts in Jackson County, focus shifted back to the original northern herd that...

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