Volunteers see wild life population drop

Populations of local wildlife have dropped slightly from last year.

Volunteer for the Winter Wildlife Count Stan Gladysz explains why.

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Gladysz volunteered to count the animals near Charlie Lake along with other volunteers last Sunday.

Deer, elk and moose were some of the animals counted.

Gladysz expects more animals will be counted next year.

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The information collected by volunteers is used to monitor wildlife populations.