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With wildlife disease on doorstep, groups sue to shut down elk feeding program near Grand Teton NP

Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Two years is too long to wait to start ramping down a large Wyoming winter elk feeding program, now that chronic wasting disease is close to Yellowstone National Park, activists said in a federal lawsuit filed this week.


The National Elk Refuge near Jackson Hole and other state-run elk feeding areas are endangering the animals by congregating them in large herds, conservationists said in the suit filed against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2020/02/07/Suit-seeks-to-close-Wyoming-elk-feed-grounds-near-Yellowstone/9241580940630/

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