Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Rule Rule 635-300-0005
Goals and Objectives

The goals and objectives of the Elkhorn Wildlife Area Program are:


To mitigate the loss of traditional big game winter range areas along the north, west and south portions of the Powder River Valley through habitat management and a supplemental feeding program.


To provide supplemental or subsistence feed for wintering elk and deer to alleviate damage to private lands.


To provide habitat for big game animals and other wildlife indigenous to the area.


To provide hunting and other wildlife oriented recreation opportunities for the general public.

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