Winter feeding was under way in the L.T. Murray Wildlife Area, west of Ellensburg, where nearly 800 Rocky Mountain elk gathered due to the late snowfall. Watt Canyon Road is closed for the winter to keep the herd together without a lot of human interaction. Most years the elk show up in December, but because of the lack of snow earlier in the winter, the feeding program started mid-February.
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