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Bass Pro Shops Hosts Elk Country Conservation Month

01 Aug
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MISSOULA, Mont.—For the 11th year in a row, Bass Pro Shops will generate funds for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its conservation mission of ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. Bass Pro Shops will host Elk Country Conservation Month for the entire month of August. “We are…

RMEF Reaffirms Support of Public Lands

20 Jul
RMEF Reaffirms Support of Public Lands

MISSOULA, Mont.—In light of continuing chatter and rhetoric aimed at privatizing federal public lands, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation continues to advocate its support for keeping public lands in the hands of America’s citizens. “The 640 million acres of public land across the United States play a highly significant role in our wildlife system,” said…

Elk Fit to Benefit Hunters, Public Access

20 Jul
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MISSOULA, Mont.—Elk Fit, a nutritional program inspired by a partnership between the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and MTN OPS, offers tangible benefits for elk hunters and their ability to access more public land. “We appreciate our conservation partners at MTN OPS who see eye-to-eye with our mission priorities,” said Steve Decker, RMEF vice president of…

Take someone hunting, fishing or target shooting and enter to win NASCAR or Ultimate Outdoor Experience

12 Jul
Take someone hunting, fishing or target shooting and enter to win NASCAR or Ultimate Outdoor Experience

Join Richard Childress, honorary chair for National Hunting and Fishing Day, in creating the next generation of conservationists MISSOULA, Mont.—National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day), an annual celebration of hunters and anglers, features a new twist this year. Richard Childress, NASCAR legend and honorary chair for NHF Day, is asking hunters and anglers to…

Elk Network Booming, Hosts New Digital Hunting Series

26 Jun
Elk Network Booming, Hosts New Digital Hunting Series

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s digital platform, the Elk Network, recently rolled over 700-thousand page views just three months after its launch. “We’re seeing great interest, great growth and tremendous user interaction via the Elk Network,” said Steve Decker, RMEF vice president of Marketing. “This online hub is an innovative way to create and…

Department of Interior Announces Recovery and Delisting of Yellowstone Grizzly Population

22 Jun
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The U.S. Department of Interior announced the recovery of the Yellowstone grizzly bear population as well as its intent to remove federal protections and return management to state agencies. “The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation supports the delisting of grizzly bears,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “It’s been a long time coming and…