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

Elk Restoration Background

Browse the history of elk restoration in Missouri, including the management plan and frequently asked questions. More
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http://mdc.mo.gov/node/9182