Watch California elk get wrangled and moved by helicopter

California Fish & Wildlife Department moved 60 tule elk from San Luis National Refuge in Merced County, CA, to Carrizo Plain National Monument in San Luis Obispo County using a helicopter and a net gun.
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California Fish & Wildlife Department moved 60 tule elk from San Luis National Refuge in Merced County, CA, to Carrizo Plain National Monument in San Luis Obispo County using a helicopter and a net gun.

Monica Vaughan writes about Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo County, oil and wildlife at The Tribune. She previously covered crime and justice in the Sacramento Valley, is a graduate of the University of Oregon journalism school and is proud to be a sixth-generation Californian and public lands owner.