Elk have become a serious problem in the Peace Country. They travel in herds, agitate cattle, chase people, consume or destroy bales, break fences and even kill horses. In short, they run rampant in certain areas, travelling in herds of up to 400.
Here is the problem, in more detail, in The Western Producer.
And the answer? No one has yet. If anyone has an idea, Spirit River area farmers would like to hear it.