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CWD Vaccination in Elk

Recent news from a state game & fish agency shows the continued focus and research on the nefarious Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Researchers from the Wyoming Game & Fish Department, in partnership with University of Alberta, are potentially making headway on a vaccination for CWD.  While vaccinations for protein-based diseases …

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More Non-Resident Elk Tags For Wyoming!

7,250, that’s how many Wyoming elk tags non-residents have had allocated to them since 1980 in the Cowboy State but that could be about to change! Wyoming elk numbers have skyrocketed in the eastern portion of the state, putting a strain on socially and biologically acceptable elk populations, where a …

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Elk Blood Sampling by WGFD

If you’ve ever drawn an elk tag in Wyoming, resident or non-resident you’ve probably received a small cardboard box from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department containing brucellosis sampling materials. DO NOT disregard this package and while you’re field dressing/quartering your elk this fall take a moment and fill that …

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Save the Elk Herds! – Wyoming Receives $6 Million for Elk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2022 MEDIA NOTE: For more information, including a high resolution image, contact Mark Holyoak, RMEF, 406-523-3481 or mholyoak@rmef.org This news release is also posted here. Wyoming Receives $6 Million for Elk Habitat, Research, Public Access Work MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners allocated …

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