Skaggs http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Park proposes Moose-Wilson Road re-alignment http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/park-proposes-moose-wilson-road-re-alignment <p>Grand Teton National Park Officials are planning on a proposed re-route of the northern section of the Moose-Wilson road. For much of its nine-mile stretch, the narrow road winds between steep hills on one side and wetland habitat on the other.&nbsp; The road is frequently congested with cars that stop to look at bears, moose, and other animals that live by the road.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 17:13:37 +0000 Madison Williams 25148 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Park proposes Moose-Wilson Road re-alignment Grand Teton elk harvest down http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/grand-teton-elk-harvest-down <p>The number of elk harvested in Grand Teton National Park this year is down nearly 30 percent from this time last year.</p><p>Park spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says warm fall weather and plentiful vegetation led the animals to migrate later than usual.</p><p>&ldquo;We had such a good year for growth of native vegetation that the elk have remained in their summer ranges,&rdquo; Skaggs said.</p><p>More elk are coming to the park now, though, and hunters have one more week to pursue the animals as part of the annual elk reduction program.</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 01:13:26 +0000 Willow Belden 15754 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Grand Teton elk harvest down