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Elk at Mount St. Helens

Thousands of elk have returned to the landscape around Mount St. Helens. Are there too many for the land to sustain? Scientists go to great lengths to count elk, measure their health and restore elk grazing land washed away in a flood.

First Broadcast: 2011
Producer: Vince Patton
Videographer/Editor: Michael Bendixen
Videographer: Todd Sonflieth
Production Assistance: Mike Crockett
Video courtesy of: KATU, Weyerhaeuse

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MSH Elk Herd Management
Living with Elk
Elk Hunting


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Elk at Mount St. Helens; Lighthouse Photo Essay; Snowkiting

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2302
Original Broadcast: October 13, 2011