Park flights planned to estimate number of elk |

Park flights planned to estimate number of elk

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK – Planes and helicopters will fly over Rocky Mountain National Park over the next five months to estimate the number of elk in a herd that park officials want to cull.

A plane and helicopter will fly at different altitudes to enhance the monitoring. The National Park Service and the U.S. Geological Survey are working together on the study.

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