Improving quality of winter forage for elk by cattle grazing.

  title={Improving quality of winter forage for elk by cattle grazing.},
  author={E. William Anderson and Richard J. Scherzinger},
  journal={Journal of Range Management},
Highlight: The Bridge Creek Wildlife Management Area located in northeastern Oregon and owned by the Oregon Wildlife Commission, is a prime winter range for Rocky Mountain elk. On the tlW!mge, about 120 head of elk were counted annually on the area during the winters of 1948 through 1960. When the Wildlife Area Wl7S established in 1961, cattle grazing was excluded. Elk numbers increased to about 320 head, but forage became increasingly rank and of low qUlllity. A resource ma1Ulgement plan Wl7S… 

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