Renowned Conservationist and RMEF Promote Relevance of Hunting

Renowned Conservationist, RMEF Promote Relevance of Hunting MISSOULA, Mont.—In an effort to promote a wider public conversation about the positive connections between hunting and wildlife conservation, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation partnered with widely-respected conservationist and wildlife researcher Shane Mahoney to release a timely and evocative short film titled Relevance. The video, which discusses the…

Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species

Boat inspections prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species SANTA FE –Boaters will encounter inspection stations at New Mexico lakes this summer as the battle to keep aquatic invasive species out of the state’s waters continues. “The boating public’s cooperation has been essential in our fight to prevent destructive invasive species such as zebra and…

Legislative Package for Hunting, Fishing Introduced

Senate Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Members Introduce Legislative Package for Hunting, Fishing March 29, 2017 (Washington, DC) – This week, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Members Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) and Senator Martin Heinrich (NM), along with CSC leaders, Senators Jim Risch (ID), Joe Manchin (WV), Deb Fischer (NE), and Heidi Heitkamp (ND), introduced a bipartisan sportsmen’s…

Black Bear Study Presentation and Conclusion

CPW researcher to present bear-study report in Durango DURANGO, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife Mammals Researcher Heather Johnson will make a presentation to the public about her six-year bear study, 6:30 p.m., Thursday (March 30) at the Durango library. The project has ended and this will be Johnson’s final presentation. A preview of a…

New Chairman, Members Added to RMEF Board

New Chairman, Members Added to RMEF Board MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is pleased to announce Philip Barrett as the new chairman of its Board of Directors. An avid hunter, RMEF life member and conservationist, Barrett is also vice president of finance for Chick-fil-A. “I am very honored to be asked to serve RMEF…