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New Chairman, Members Named to RMEF Board

24 Feb
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is pleased to announce that natural resource professional and hunter-conservationist Chuck Roady is the new chairman of its Board of Directors. “I am honored to have been selected by my fellow board members to lead a national organization of the great reputation of RMEF that is made up of…

RMEF Rockets into Fourth Decade of Conservation Work

19 Feb
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MISSOULA, Mont.—Fresh off celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation enters its fourth decade of existence with record membership for the sixth straight year, another four-star charity rating for transparency and accountability, and topping more than 6.6 million acres of land protected or enhanced. “2014 was a stellar year filled with many accomplishments.…

RMEF Files Appeal in Great Lakes Wolf Ruling

17 Feb
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation joined a coalition of partners by filing an appeal to remove wolves in the Great Lakes region from federal protection and return them to state management. In December of 2014, Judge Beryl A. Howell wiped out several years of successful management in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin by returning wolves…

RMEF Grants Benefit 14 States in ‘Eastern’ Elk Ranges

12 Feb
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded almost half a million dollars in grants to 14 states in the East and Midwest that fund nearly three dozen habitat enhancement projects that will benefit not only elk, but numerous other species native to these states. The grants, awarded in 2014, total $467,756 and directly affect about…

Charlotte and Sarasota County Tourism Offices in Florida Partner to Publish Free Hand-Held Fishing Guide

10 Feb
Charlotte and Sarasota County Tourism Offices Partner to Publish Free Hand-Held Fishing Guide

CHARLOTTE HARBOR & THE GULF ISLANDS, Fla.  – The Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau partnered with Visit Sarasota County to produce a free, hand-held guide highlighting fishing in Charlotte and Sarasota Counties. In Charlotte County, pick up a guide at the Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau office located at 18500 Murdock Circle, Suite…

RMEF Raises $655,000 to Benefit Wildlife Conservation

09 Feb
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MISSOULA, Mont.—Wildlife and land conservation are the big winners thanks to a recent special gathering sponsored by Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in Tucson, Arizona. The Hunters Rendezvous Auction raised a total of $655,000 specifically designated for the seven state agencies that provided special big game hunting tags. “One hundred percent of the funds raised from…