The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reporting more frequent sightings of elk on trail cameras, particularly in central and western Iowa. Elk are a protected species in the state. Though native to Iowa, elk disappeared from the state as it was settled. Experts advise Iowans who encounter an elk — adults can weigh […]
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DNR shoots “elusive” elk in Eastern Iowa
Iowa Department of Natural Resources officials killed a wandering elk in Eastern Iowa during the weekend. Read more about today’s report from the DNR: Elusive elk put down Saturday by wildlife officials An elk of unknown origin in eastern Iowa was shot Saturday afternoon to protect the Iowa deer herd and domestic livestock from the […]
Wandering elk shot by sheriff’s deputy i
Apparently, Iowa doesn’t roll out the welcome mat for elk. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported today that a bull elk was shot Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, at the request of the DNR after it encountered a farmer in west-central Iowa.