Elk Research Council


The Council is organized exclusively for the educational, charitable and scientific purposes related to cervid farming and its supporting industry, which includes the following:
  • To educate the general public regarding the breeding of cervidae in the United States and Canada.
  • To educate the public regarding the nutritional and dietary benefits of venison and the environmental advantages of cervid farming.
  • To collect, publish and disseminate scientific and technical information to the public relating to the farming and breeding of the cervid species.
  • To conduct research and studies and to disseminate data relating to the farming of cervidae.
  • To conduct any such programs as may, from time to time, be appropriate, suitable or necessary to support and/or facilitate public education in the area of cervid farming and venison consumption.

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