Nebraska receives $1.1 Million to Support State Parks and Outdoor Recreation

WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ryan K. Zinke today announced a $1.1 million distribution from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to Nebraska for state-identified outdoor recreation and conservation projects. This is part of a $100 million distribution from the LWCF to all 50 States, the Territories, and the District of Columbia. LWCF… Continue reading Nebraska receives $1.1 Million to Support State Parks and Outdoor Recreation

RMEF to Congress: Reauthorize, Fund LWCF

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation calls on Congress to renew and permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) with full, dedicated, annual funding. “For 52 years now, LWCF has provided critical funding for landscapes, wildlife and riparian habitat, wildlife refuges and national parks, and even community recreation facilities and neighborhood parks,” said… Continue reading RMEF to Congress: Reauthorize, Fund LWCF

National Program Critical for Recreational Access

MISSOULA, Mont.—A funding mechanism with a long name provides long-lasting benefits for hunters, anglers, hikers and others seeking improved access to America’s wild landscapes. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently partnered with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to leverage more than $1 million in appropriations from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Priority… Continue reading National Program Critical for Recreational Access