Elk NetworkNew Michigan ‘Discovery Center’ Features Elk, Other Exhibits

General | May 25, 2018

A seven-room historic log building in the middle of the Pigeon River Country State Forest features several exhibits featuring Michigan’s history and its forest life. One of them shines a spotlight on the reintroduction of elk to Michigan.

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation donated an elk trunk to provide visitors with a hands-on education about elk, elk habitat and conservation.

Michigan is home to more than 6,000 members and 19 RMEF chapters.

Since 1990, RMEF and its partners completed 153 conservation and hunting heritage outreach projects in Michigan with a combined value of more than $5.3 million. These projects protected or enhanced 5,745 acres of habitat and opened or improved public access to 877 acres.

Grand opening festivities for the Pigeon River Country Discovery Center took place on May 26, 2018.