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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

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…

RMEF Supports Sheehan Appointment

05 Jun
RMEF Supports Sheehan Appointment

MISSOULA, Mont.—Greg Sheehan, director of Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources, has been named deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and as its acting director until one is nominated and confirmed. “RMEF is pleased to endorse a wildlife professional who supports and understands the issues we face in the American West with…

Renowned Conservationist, RMEF Promote Relevance of Hunting

31 May

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 modern relevance of hunting traditions, especially in…

RMEF Celebrates 33rd Anniversary

11 May
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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 benefit…