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North Carolina Elk Given More Space to Roam

Elk reintroduced 17 years ago near Maggie Valley, N.C., now have 500 more acres of grazing land.


Debate Over ATV Access to West Virginia Wildlife Areas

A West Virginia hunting association hopes to change current state rules regarding the use of all-terrain vehicles in wildlife management areas.


West Virginia Acquires Land for Newly Reintroduced Elk

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is working to increase public land for reintroduced elk herds.


Southwest Virginia Gets a New Brand and Other Shorts

Southwest Virginia get s new brand, Appalachian Youth discuss Just Economic Transition and other short stories from across Appalachia.


Elk Make Slow Return to Appalachia

When European colonists arrived in the 1400s, Eastern elk were the most widespread hooved animal on the continent, but the subspecies was declared extinct by 1880. Today, however, another type of elk are slowly returning to Appalachia.


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