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Clearwater Region Elk. Clearwater Elk Harvest Clearwater Region Elk Harvest by Zone, 2008.

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1 Clearwater Region Elk

2 Clearwater Elk Harvest

3 Clearwater Region Elk Harvest by Zone, 2008

4 2009 CLEARWATER REGION ELK STATUS RELATIVE TO PLAN OBJECTIVES ZONECOWSBULLSADULT BULLS PALOUSE ABOVE HELLS CANYON ABOVE ELK CITY MEETS DWORSHAK MEETSBELOW BELOW SELWAY BELOW LOLO BELOW

5 Palouse Zone Population (Units 8, 8A, 11A) Cow Objective Bull Objective

6 Hells Canyon Zone Population (Units 11, 13, 18)

7 Elk City Zone Population (Units 14, 15, 16)

8 Dworshak Zone Population (Unit 10A)

9 Selway Zone Population (Units 16A, 17, 19, 20)

10 Lolo Zone Population (Units 10, 12) Cow Objective Bull Objective

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12 Lolo Zone Harvest

13 Palouse Zone—Units 8, 8A, 11A Add 3 days of cow elk hunting on private land to the B-tag hunt, Oct 15 – Oct 17 Add Unit 11A to the January 8X controlled cow hunt & modify its boundary to mirror “greenfield” hunt area Dworshak Zone—Unit 10A Add a controlled hunt for cow elk in Hunt Area 10A-1, Aug 1 – Sept 15 Elk City Zone—Unit 16 Add a controlled hunt for cow elk in Unit 16, Dec 10 – Dec 31 Lolo Zone—Units 10, 12 Establish an A-tag quota of 404 (-7%) Reduce the B-tag Quota to 1,088 (-14%) Elk Season Changes for 2010

14 Ungulate Ecology Study

15 Lolo Zone Elk Population

16 Lolo Zone Cow Elk Survival

17 Expected Adult Survival

18 Accidents/ Malnutrition Causes of Cow Elk Deaths

19 Dec–Jun Calf Elk Survival

20 Expected Dec-Jun Survival

21 Accidents/ Malnutrition Causes of Calf Elk Deaths

22 Cow Survival = 75% - 79% Dec-June Calf Survival = 73% (9%) Calf Recruitment < 15 Calves:100 Cows Cow Population Growth = - 13% to -15%/year Lolo Zone Elk Population

23 Elk Mgmt Zone (Units) Annual Survival Rates (%) % of Mortalities by Cause Sex/ Age Class Legal Hunting Harvest Wolf Predation Cougar Predation Unknown Predation 1 Other Causes 2 Lolo (10, 12) Adult Cows mo Calves 73 nd Lolo Elk Management Zone,

24 Wolf Status

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27 Palouse- Hells Canyon Dworshak- Elk CitySelwayLolo Region Total # Packs # Breeding Pairs 17UNKNOWN412 # Depredations Min # Wolves Min # Pups 326UNKNOWN1544 Clearwater Region 2009 Wolf Population Summary

28 Wolf ZoneHarvest Limit Number Harvested Limit Remaining StatusSeason Dates Palouse-Hells Canyon 550 CLOSED 18 Dec 09 Oct 1 – Mar 31 Dworshak-Elk City 18 0 CLOSED 16 Nov 09 Oct 1 – Mar 31 Selway Open Sept 15 – Mar 31 Lolo Open Sept 1 – Mar 31 TOTALS Clearwater Region Wolf Zones and Current Harvest

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