Tag Archives: wildlife

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
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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…

Idaho Elk Habitat, Research, Wolf Management Benefit from RMEF Grants

16 Jul
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $211,400 in grants that will fund more than a dozen habitat enhancement, research and hunting heritage projects in the state of Idaho. The grants will directly benefit 15,676 acres spread across Ada, Bear Lake, Blaine, Boise, Bonneville, Boundary, Camas, Caribou, Clearwater, Elmore, Franklin, Idaho, Owyhee, Teton and Twin…

Montana Receives RMEF Grant to Bolster Wolf Management

08 Jun
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MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $50,000 in grant funding to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) and Wildlife Services to assist Montana with its wolf management plan implementation. “RMEF stands behind the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation which calls for the management of all species so their populations will be sustained forever,”…