Missouri Department of Conservation is hosting open houses in communities around the elk management zone.
December 3 – Van Buren High School Cafeteria, 202 W. College.
December 4 – Ellington City Hall, 100 Tubbs Ave.
December 6 – Eminence High School Cafeteria, 17829 South Sixth St.
From 6–8 PM, come learn how MDC is managing wild elk in the Ozarks, including herd size and anticipated growth, herd health, and how MDC is working with area landowners.
Staff will discuss options for a limited, future elk hunting season, including season timing, season length, harvest limits, allowed hunting methods, managed hunt options, and more. MDC staff will available to answer questions and to collect public feedback.
Management Plan Goals
Goal 1: Population Growth Goal 2: Hunting and Recreation Goal 3: Elk Range Goal 4: Public Support