Rocky Mountain Trying to Give Wetlands A Chance Against Elk
With a fence officials in Rocky Mountain National Park are hoping to restore a wetlands that voracious elk have prevented from sprouting in Horseshoe Park.
Ever since the so-called Lawn Lake flood blasted out the wetlands 25 years ago, elk have prevented willows from taking a stand by nibbling them down. Now a fence keeps elk out of a 32-acre patch where willows and sedges will be planted next month and where officials hope beavers will return to help restore the wetlands with their dams.
For more details, check out this story in the Denver Post.