Tag Archives: wildlife

Red Wolves Facing Senate Opposition

06 Dec

Editor’s Note:  This is new SEOPA student member Ben Zino’s first post to appear on the SEOPA website.  The red wolf is a mid-sized canine which has roamed the Southeastern United States for hundreds of years but now may face total extinction at the hands of mankind. These mammals are a keystone species, meaning that they…

New RMEF Layer on onX Hunt App Helps Hunters

01 Nov
New RMEF Layer on onX Hunt App Helps Hunters

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is excited to announce a new RMEF layer in the onX Hunt app that assists hunters with public access and other helpful information. “For years now, the team at onX Hunt has been ahead of the game in developing and translating technology into boots-on-the-ground knowledge for elk hunters. And…

Montana Elk Habitat Conserved, Opened to Public Access

23 Aug
Holland Lake

MISSOULA, Mont.—A key wildlife landscape previously threatened by subdivision in northwest Montana is now permanently protected and in the public’s hands thanks to a collaborative effort between the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, a conservation-minded family and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). “This property lies within the popular Holland Lake recreational area of the scenic Swan…

Elk Habitat Permanently Protected in Colorado

07 Aug
bull creek

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation partnered with a conservation-minded landowner, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) to permanently protect 524 acres of prime wildlife habitat in west-central Colorado. “We appreciate the private landowners for recognizing the important wildlife values of their land and taking action to permanently protect it,” said…

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…

CSF, RMEF Join Forces to Advocate for Sportsmen and Women

16 Mar

  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…