Tag: elk habitat

  • RMEF Access Project a Win for Hunters, Hikers and Wildlife

    RMEF Access Project a Win for Hunters, Hikers and Wildlife

    MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) acquired 620 acres of critical public access and prime wildlife habitat, including elk habitat, along Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front within the boundary of the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest. RMEF then conveyed the property to the USFS.  Not only does the […]

  • $310K in RMEF Grants to Enhance Washington Elk Habitat

    MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $309,735 in grant funding to benefit elk and elk habitat in Washington. “Noxious weeds and overly dense forests continue to choke out quality forage for elk and other wildlife. The majority of these 2019 habitat stewardship projects tackle these issues head-on,” said Blake Henning, RMEF chief conservation officer. […]

  • Wildlife Habitat Conserved in Wyoming

    Wildlife Habitat Conserved in Wyoming

    MISSOULA, Mont.—A family in southeast Wyoming teamed up with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to permanently protect 133 acres of important elk habitat. “Fred and Stephanie Lindzey have always cherished the wildlife values of their land during their more than three decades of ownership,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO. “We appreciate their desire […]

  • RMEF Grants Improve Minnesota Elk Country

    RMEF Grants Improve Minnesota Elk Country

    MISSOULA, Mont.—Elk habitat and hunting heritage programs in Minnesota received a boost thanks to nearly $38,000 in grant funding from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. The ten 2018 projects benefitted Beltrami, Brown, Kittson, Le Sueur, Marshall, Morrison, Nicollet and Sibley Counties. There are also three projects of statewide benefit. “Minnesota’s elk range is interspersed among […]

  • RMEF Reaches 100 Projects in Tennessee Elk Country

    RMEF Reaches 100 Projects in Tennessee Elk Country

    MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $37,916 in grant funding to benefit elk habitat and hunting heritage efforts in Tennessee. “We are grateful for the support of our 2,200 members across Tennessee and our volunteers among eight chapters who dedicate their time and talents to raise these funds for elk and elk habitat in […]

  • RMEF Helps Conserve Two Chunks of Colorado Elk Habitat

    RMEF Helps Conserve Two Chunks of Colorado Elk Habitat

    MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation worked with two conservation-minded families to permanently protect more than 2,300 acres of prime elk habitat in central Colorado. “We appreciate the Mancuso and Ross families for recognizing the important conservation values of their land and reaching out to us to help permanently protect them,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF […]

  • Michigan’s Elk, Hunting Heritage Receive Boost from RMEF Grants

    Michigan’s Elk, Hunting Heritage Receive Boost from RMEF Grants

    MISSOULA, Mont.—In continuing its long-term relationship in Michigan, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded more than $30,000 in grant funding to benefit elk, elk habitat and hunting programs in the Wolverine State. “We are excited to make this funding as Michigan is celebrating 100 years of elk on the ground,” said Blake Henning, RMEF chief […]

  • Montana Project Protects Wildlife Habitat, Expands Public Access

    Montana Project Protects Wildlife Habitat, Expands Public Access

    MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation worked with a conservation-minded family to permanently protect nearly 1,000 acres of elk habitat in southwest Montana. In addition to providing public access to the property, the project also greatly improves access to approximately 2,600 acres of adjacent public land. “We appreciate Jerry and Linda Grow for recognizing the […]