With low snow in Jackson Hole, wapiti trickle onto National Elk Refuge
By: By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange
Updated: 1 month ago / Posted Jan 3, 2024
Cole counts wapiti as they move onto the refuge each winter. Typically, at the end of December there are some 4,500 elk munching irrigated grasses on the southern half of the 24,700-acre refuge.
But as of Wednesday, Cole was counting only about 3,200 elk in that area.