A Wildlife Reminder: Time to be Bear Aware  

Bears have emerged from hibernation and are on the prowl for food. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is sending its annual reminder, asking Colorado residents and visitors to be “Bear Aware.” In early spring, bears can usually find sources of natural food as wild plants begin to grow nutritious new sprouts. Bears also prefer natural sources …

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 …

Hunting, Conservation and Recruitment – Outdoor Adventures with Jayson Episode 26

This is Ladies Month over at the Outdoor Adventures with Jayson podcast. In Episode 26 he interviews yours truly and the list of topics is grandiose. Tune in, turn up the volume, and join us as we chat about all things outdoors and hunting. Topics and Links: Wolf Creek Outfitters Elk Hunting Black Bear Hunting …

Sportsmen Call on Zinke’s Leadership for Public Lands

Sportsmen Call on Zinke’s Leadership for Public Lands Trump’s newest cabinet member has opportunity to support habitat and access on the public lands that are part of our national identity WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, U.S. Congressman Ryan Zinke was officially given the top job at the Department of the Interior, where he’ll be responsible …

Pronghorns Captured and Relocated in New Mexico

Pronghorns captured and relocated to Santa Ana Pueblo and southeastern New Mexico SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish captured 135 pronghorns on a private ranch near Cimarron this week and relocated 40 to Santa Ana Pueblo and 66 to Bureau of Land Management property in southeastern New Mexico. The operation …

RMEF Surpasses 7 Million Acre Conservation Milestone

RMEF Surpasses 7 Million Acre Conservation Milestone MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation capped 2016, a year filled with several organizational conservation milestones, by surpassing seven million acres in lifetime land protection and habitat enhancement projects. “This is a tremendous accomplishment that strikes at the very heart of our conservation mission. It is a reflection …

Baiting Operation to Move Deer, Elk From Highway in Gunnison Basin

CPW planning baiting operation to move deer, elk from highway in Gunnison Basin GUNNISON, Colo. – In the coming days, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will start a baiting operation in the Gunnison Basin to move deer and elk away from roads and to counter the effects of recent snowfall. A meeting in Gunnison to discuss …

Wildlife Habitat Permanently Protected in Colorado – RMEF

Wildlife Habitat Permanently Protected in Colorado MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation teamed up with conservation-minded landowners and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) to permanently protect 1,742 acres of prime elk and greater sage grouse habitat in northwest Colorado. The project also improves public hunting in a limited draw unit. “We appreciate landowners who look …

RMEF Marks Record Year for Membership

RMEF Marks 8th Consecutive Year of Record Membership MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation rings in 2017 with an all-time record of 222,235 members. “We are extremely grateful for all our members, volunteers, partners, and other sportsmen and women who support our conservation mission,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “This continual growth is …