Source: Karen Briere, Producer.com, November 14, 2019
MAPLE CREEK, Sask. — Southwestern Saskatchewan cattle ranchers near the Canadian Forces Base at Suffield, Alta., want the elk population on the base reduced.
They say stocking rates on Crown grazing land are based on how many cattle the land can support, not elk. As elk numbers on the base burgeon, the animals have moved outside its boundaries and onto leased land.
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