6:07 pm
Fri March 4, 2011

Filmmakers discuss the controversial subject of Elk feeding

Filmmakers discuss the controversial subject of Elk feeding

Wyoming – In Wyoming, feeding elk started over a century ago as a way to save elk from starving during harsh winters. The practice continues today on the National Elk Refuge next to Jackson and on 22 state-run elk feed grounds. A new half-hour film explores the implications - political, cultural and ecological - of continuing to artificially feed wild elk now and into the future. Rebecca Huntington reports.