Peck Ranch http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 39 More Elk Arrive In Missouri, Plus Another Born On The Way http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/39-more-elk-arrive-missouri-plus-another-born-way <p>A total of <a href="http://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/mdc-adds-39-plus-1-missouri-elk-restoration-effort">40 additional elk </a>have arrived at Peck Ranch in southeastern Missouri, including a male calf born en route from Kentucky.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/QOApjsVliHk" width="560"></iframe></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:46:37 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 26626 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 39 More Elk Arrive In Missouri, Plus Another Born On The Way Efforts To Restore Missouri Elk Herd Succeeding, MDC Says http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/efforts-restore-missouri-elk-herd-succeeding-mdc-says <p></p><p>Efforts <a href="http://mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/wildlife-restoration/elk-restoration">to reestablish an elk population</a> in southeastern Missouri are now in their third year, and the Missouri Department of Conservation considers the project a success.</p><p>There are close to 70 elk now living in parts of Carter, Shannon and Reynolds counties, with another 50 arriving in May.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 22:32:07 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 25835 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Efforts To Restore Missouri Elk Herd Succeeding, MDC Says