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Public Access Dispute Solved in Central Oregon

20 Nov
Public Access Dispute Solved in Central Oregon

MISSOULA, Mont.—The public will continue to have access to 43,000 acres of central Oregon’s prime elk country thanks to a group effort including the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Bureau of Land Management, Crook County, Oregon Hunters Association (OHA) and the Waibel Ranches, LLC. “We are pleased that all parties could come together to provide continued…

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…

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…

Small Wyoming Project Yields Big Public Access Benefits

03 Oct
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MISSOULA, Mont.—Thousands of acres of previously difficult to access public land in western Wyoming are now accessible thanks to efforts by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners. “Chalk this up as a win-win on several different fronts,” said Blake Henning, RMEF chief conservation officer. “This project provides public access for hunters and others…

New Mexico Road Easement Opens Door to 52,000 Acres of Public Access

28 Mar
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation teamed up with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and New Mexico State Land Office to provide funding for a continual two-mile right-of-way road easement that provides hunter access to 52,000 acres of public and State Trust Lands in west-central New Mexico. “Opening and securing public access…