Tag Archives: habitat

Small Utah Project Has Big Public Access Dividends

13 Apr
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    MISSOULA, Mont.—Sportsmen and women now have permanent access to 3,800 acres of National Forest land in central Utah thanks to a collaborative effort between the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Manti-La Sal National Forest, Back Country Horsemen of Utah and Emery County. “This project shows how working together can bring about improved public access…

Major Landscape Project to Benefit Wyoming Wildlife Habitat

07 Apr
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation committed $365,000 toward a multi-year aspen and forest restoration project on Wyoming’s Shoshone National Forest. “This is what the RMEF is all about,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “This collaborative landscape-scale partnership will implement a series of strategic projects using active vegetation management that will have a…

CSF, RMEF Join Forces to Advocate for Sportsmen and Women

16 Mar
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  PITTSBURGH, Pa.—The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) signed a partnership that fosters greater cooperation to jointly advance the outdoor traditions of hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping at the state and national levels of government, where many of the decisions impacting such activities are made. “Given that CSF and…

Crucial Wildlife, Riparian Habitat Conserved in Washington

04 Feb
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation successfully collaborated with Merrill Lake Properties LLC and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to permanently protect and open access to 297 acres of riparian habitat in southwest Washington. The property sits at the foot of Mount St. Helens and includes Merrill Lake’s northern shoreline. RMEF and…

RMEF Launches #HuntingIsConservation Social Media Campaign

18 Jan
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is launching an in-depth, extensive social media campaign at the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) that highlights how Hunting Is Conservation. “Hunters play the primary role in contributing to North America’s wildlife, habitat and resource conservation,” said Steve Decker, RMEF vice president of Marketing. “We…

Wyoming Receives $438,000 in RMEF Grants to Benefit Elk, Elk Habitat

24 Aug
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded grants to fund 39 projects in 14 counties that will improve habitat, elk research and hunting heritage across the state of Wyoming. The grants total $438,865 and will directly benefit 15,214 acres spread across Big Horn, Carbon, Fremont, Hot Springs, Johnson, Lincoln, Natrona, Park, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton,…