Recreational Access to Wild Landscapes by RMEF and BLM

An earlier post seems to have shared with a broken link to information about sportsmen and public land access, so I'm trying it again with this news about Recreational Access to lands. Let me know how it goes! National Program Critical for Recreational Access MISSOULA, Mont.—A funding mechanism with a long name provides long-lasting benefits …

Sportsmen and Public Receive Access to Additional Lands

Here in the wild west, sportsmen take public land for granted until they're in an area where there isn't much. We even experience it here in Colorado; the front range (eastern half of the state) has mostly private land and the western slope has a lot of open space. Out east they're continually asking for …

New Mexico Counties Oppose Public Lands Transfer

In New Mexico, there are lands owned by the state, on which we enjoy hunting. While I have personally enjoyed hunting an guiding on some of these properties, I'm not set on allowing the state to manage additional lands. What is your outlook on these public land transfers? Three New Mexico Counties Oppose Transfer of …

House Votes to Eliminate Sportsmen’s Voice on Public Land Use

House Votes to Eviscerate Rule Giving Sportsmen More Say on Public Land Use Representatives would revert BLM land-use planning back to an ineffective and outdated rule and prevent positive changes from being included in future revisions WASHINGTON, D.C. – Using an obscure legislative process, a majority of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to block …

Congress Overreaches to Roll Back Americans’ Say in Public Land Management

Lawmakers pursue obscure legislative process for blocking a new rule created to give the public more say in management plans for 245 million acres of BLM public lands WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sportsmen, landowners, and former Bureau of Land Management employees strongly criticized a move by senators and representatives to overturn the BLM’s revised land-use planning …

No Sale or Transfer of Public Lands – RMEF

RMEF Maintains Stance: No Sale or Transfer of Public Lands MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation maintains its long-standing stance in adamantly opposing the sale or transfer of federal lands to states. “We have always been against the sale or transfer of our public lands but now we’re seeing some western state legislatures mulling or …