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RMEF: Silver Linings in Great Lakes Wolf Ruling

02 Aug
RMEF: Silver Linings in Great Lakes Wolf Ruling

MISSOULA, Mont.—Unlike its decision earlier in 2017 upholding efforts to delist wolves in Wyoming, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia chose not to do the same in the Western Great Lakes states. “We are disappointed with this latest ruling, but the court wholeheartedly rejected a number of claims by environmental groups…

RMEF Grants to Assist Elk Restoration, Research, Habitat Enhancement in Wisconsin

07 Apr
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MISSOULA, Mont.——The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded more than $440,000 in grants to fund 42 conservation and hunting heritage outreach projects, including continuing elk restoration efforts, in the state of Wisconsin. “We are both excited about and committed to returning more elk to their native range in Wisconsin,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO.…

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…