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Wisconsin Elk Release 2016 – Jackson County

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On March 23, 2016, 39 elk from Kentucky arrived at their new home near Black River Falls, Wis. This is the second year of a five-year elk reintroduction project being conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Ho-Chunk Nation, Jackson County Wildlife Fund, and many other local partners. For more information regarding elk in Wisconsin, click here: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/wildlifehabitat/elk.html