Sequim: Big money for elk herd

Sequim’s Elk Habitat Committee has received two contributions to help start a multiyear education campaign.

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation gave a $12,960 grant, while Sequim residents Elliott and Renee Leiter donated $2,000.

The education campaign will inform residents and visitors about the Sequim herd’s habitat needs and social dynamics when it’s near people.

A facts brochure is being published for visitor centers and other Sequim locations. Work has also started on brochures and displays for booths at local festivals.

The Elk Habitat Committee is a volunteer group. For information about volunteering or making a donation, writeto it at P.O. Box 1930, Sequim, WA 98382.

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