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This flyer helps those participating in Peck Ranch CA managed deer hunts tell the difference between elk and white-tailed deer.

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Elk Restoration

Plentiful before European settlement, elk disappeared from Missouri by 1865. In July 2010, the Department began restoring elk to a suitable area in southeast Missouri. Use these pages to follow Missouri's elk-restoration efforts.

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Elk Restoration - Partnerships

Missouri's elk restoration project has numerous partners including some national organizations (video).

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Elk Restoration Background

Browse the history of elk restoration in Missouri, including the management plan and frequently asked questions.

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Elk restoration effort moves forward in Missouri

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Missouri’s first elk is in a holding pen, awaiting company.

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Elk Return to Missouri

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The hills around Peck Ranch Conservation Area once again will echo with the bugles of bull elk.

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Elk depart truck on arrival in Missouri

Elk return to Missouri after 150-year absence

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The hills around Peck Ranch Conservation Area once again will echo with the bugles of bull elk.

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Missouri elk spike bull

Elk Spike Bull

A spike bull Missouri elk with tracking collar is photographed at Peck Ranch in December 2012. These were among the first wild elk to arrive in Missouri in May.

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Elk Tour Map

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Elk are back in Missouri, and you can see them at Peck Ranch and Current River Conservation Areas. Download and print this map of the elk-viewing routes.

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