Tag Archives: wolf

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…

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…

RMEF Grant Assists Idaho Wolf Management

01 Jul
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  MISSOULA, Mont.—The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) accepted a $50,000 grant from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to help firm up the state’s ability to maintain management of its wolf population. “This is the fifth and final year of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s five-year monitoring period to evaluate the status…

RMEF Calls Out Center for Biological Diversity: Stick to the Facts

04 Feb

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is calling on the environmentalist group Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) to stick to the facts when making presumptions about wildlife populations. CBD recently claimed that Idaho’s wolf population is on the verge of endangered status when, in reality, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) stated that…

RMEF Joins Wyoming, Feds in Next Step toward Possible Wolf Appeal

18 Dec

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, along with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the State of Wyoming, filed a notice of appeal in the Wyoming wolf case issued by the District Court of the District of Columbia. In essence, the legal move preserves RMEF’s ability to go forward with an appeal, if…