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Elk Monitoring Protocol for Lewis and Clark National Historical Park Version 1.0 U.S. National Park Service

Elk Monitoring Protocol for Lewis and Clark National Historical Park Version 1.0

U.S. National Park Service

Published October 8th 2013
ISBN : 9781492893097
Paperback
248 pages
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 About the Book 

Maintaining elk (Cervus elaphus roosevelti) herds that frequent Lewis and Clark National Historical Park (NHP) is central to the parks purpose of preserving the historic, cultural, scenic, and natural resources. Elk were critical to sustaining the members of the Lewis and Clark expedition by providing food and clothing over the winter of 1805-1806. Today, elk viewing opportunities in the park and surrounding region generate broad appeal with the visiting public, which number over 250,000 per year at the Fort Clatsop visitor center.