Environmental features shown for the elk conservation area at Peck Ranch
May 17, 2011 | 12:01 a.m. CDTPeck Ranch Wildlife Biologist Ryan Houf shows topographic and environmental features of the conservation area to members of the media. Peck Ranch is the epicenter of Missouri's elk restoration zone, a 346-square-mile area straddling Shannon, Carter, and Reynolds counties in southeast Missouri. The majority of the land in the area is publicly owned, but some private landowners are worried about long-term negative effects the relocated elk may pose.
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