Tag Archives: Yellowstone elk population

More Wolves = Fewer Elk = Yellowstone Aspen Comeback

It’s being hailed as a success in restoring balance to the area: the reintroduction of wolves has lessened the elk population — which in turn is fueling a Yellowstone aspen comeback.

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Yellowstone Elk Population Stable: 2014 Survey


Bad weather and a lack of equipment affected this year’s Northern Yellowstone elk count, but Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks officials say they have enough data to estimate that the population remains constant from last year.

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