Historically, elk roamed most of California--until hunting and habit loss nearly wiped them out. But now, the state's population has boomed to 13,000 in 22 herds, prompting wildlife officials to release a new, comprehensive management plan. One major goal: expand and connect elk habitats for continued growth.
Big Win for Redwoods as National, State Parks Sign on to Restoration Plan
The Redwoods Rising plan aims to bring back redwood forests to previously logged zones.