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Nov 27, 2013

Focus:Animal Welfare
Action Request:Protest
Location:Minnesota, United States

K 13. Page 3. 25 ELK IN ONE SPOT IS TOO MANY – 5 IN 5 SPOTS IS OK

K16. Page 4. WOLF/ELK INTERACTION MOVE OR LIMIT ELK USE ON FOOD

PLOTS OR STATE LANDS CONSIDER WOLF MANAGEMENT

 G39. AT 15 TO 20 ELK WE DON’T NEED A SEASON – JUST PAY SOMEONE TO

KEEP IT THERE (SHARP SHOOTER, WHY WOULD WE CARE DO MORE AT

SUCH A LOW POPULATION – More group discussion needed

 G40. ELK LOOK GOOD ON ANY FIELD BUT MINE

K12. 20-30 FOR POPULATION OUTSIDE OF BORDER HERD IS TOO HIGH

G36. Page 5. COULD USE SHARP SHOOTING TO BRING POPULATION TO

GOAL LEVELS   (They Did )

Senate File 666/House File 1163 reinstates the five year waiting period and authorizes an openwolf season only for population management, and only once other means of population control have been explored

Species Loss: The following species are known to be extirpated in Minnesota (gone from the state as a naturally occurring population since the early 1900s but exists elsewhere as a wild population

Wild Turkey , elk ,Swift fox,Moose,Grizzly Bear  passenger pigeon

whooping crane • brown bear • fat pocketbook • wild petunia (Ruellia humilis)• McCown’s longspur • bison long-billed curlew •• blunt-nosed darter American swallow-tailed kite • wolverine, Insects:  caribou • American burying beetle

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Posted: Wednesday November 27, 2013, 9:15 am
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\nWe should be celebrating. We have taken an animal that is just a magnet for controversy\r\n \r\nCollectively, this herd grew in size relatively quietly, until 2008. Crop depredation issues then\r\n \r\nagain brought Minnesota elk management into the public s...


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