Elk management a growing concern along Oregon Coast

WARRENTON, Ore. (KOIN) — Herds of elk are magnificent to see but they can also pose a danger when they come in contact with humans — or when humans come in contact with elk.

City leaders in Oregon coastal towns are joining forces to come up with creative solutions to limit those negative interactions.

Warrenton Mayor Henry Balensifer told KOIN 6 News they’re working to minimize those interactions – such as car and elk collisions, destroyed gardens, golf courses and other property, trampled and killed dogs — through a regional collaborative.

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“We had instances where children have

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