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…

NEW Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation President and CEO Announced

RMEF Announces New President and CEO MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Board of Directors this week announced Kyle Weaver as the new President and CEO, effective June 30, 2018. “It is a tremendous honor to serve as the leader of the most respected wildlife conservation organization in the country, one that does so much…

RMEF Funding Benefits Colorado Elk

It’s nice to see some of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s funding go toward local elk habitat and research needs. Funding Benefits Colorado Elk Habitat, Research MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $212,707 in grant funding for 16 habitat enhancement, research and hunting heritage projects in Colorado. Those projects benefit nearly 15,000 acres of…

Conservation Accomplishments Celebrated at RMEF Elk Camp

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation celebrated its growing mission accomplishment at its just-completed 2018 Elk Camp in suburban Phoenix, Arizona. “It is always great when we gather at Elk Camp to feel the excitement and synergy of our members, volunteers and conservation partners who are dedicated to our mission,” said Nancy Holland, RMEF president…

New Mexico Elk Habitat Supported by RMEF

In the hunting world, New Mexico is known for its divine elk herds. This wouldn’t be possible without habitat to support the animals. The state has set aside land trusts, which are designated as draw only units, and they are well managed. Throughout the state, however, there are other magnificent hunting areas. Thanks to the help…

Conservation Efforts Succeed in Recovering Grizzly Populations

If you pay attention, study, and research, you already know that hunters are major contributors to conservation efforts. With the help of regulations, all animal populations can and will thrive. Today we can cheer because we’ve saved a population of animals from extinction. This is great news. Yesterday the U.S. Department of Interior released the…

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…

RMEF Celebrates 33rd Anniversary

https://youtu.be/NpfA_vmTrVA MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is commemorating 33 years of carrying out its conservation mission to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. “We are deeply indebted to and grateful for men and women who had the foresight, energy and perseverance to establish this organization for the…