Game protectors and forest rangers with elk at Northwoods Club in Schroon Lake

Game protectors Black Dwinal and Toby Tyler with Forest Rangers Jeb Garfield and Alex Stowell at the Northwoods Club (formerly known as The Adirondack Preserve Association for the Encouragement of Social Pastimes and the Preservation of Game Forests). The elk was 550 pounds with an 11 point rack. Elk went extinct in the Adirondacks in 1847, though a number of unsuccessful reintroduction programs took place in the first half of the 1900s. November 30, 1946. Photo donated by Jack Drury from conservation officer Carl Prue. Town of Minerva. Schroon Lake, NY.

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