Outfitters Contribute Substantially to Conservation Efforts

Hunters are finding it more important to display their support of conservation efforts. Over the years, hunters have been key financial in the endeavor. As more recreationists hit the woods, the impact on the resources has increased. Conservation organizations have stepped up their efforts and are generating more funds. That's why I find the isight …

New Mexico Elk Habitat, Research Get Boost from RMEF

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New Mexico Elk Habitat, Research Get Boost from RMEF Grants RMEFMISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $117,016 in grants to benefit wildlife habitat, hunting heritage programs and scientific research in New Mexico. The grants will directly benefit 4,228 acres in Catron, De Baca, Grant, Lincoln, Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Sandoval and Socorro Counties. There is also one project of statewide benefit. “An increase in wildfire over the past several decades shows a need for forest restoration in New Mexico,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “This funding, in part, will assist with a study to determine how elk react to such projects in an effort to help biologists improve feed for elk and other wildlife.”