Infrastructure Bill Includes Mule Deer Foundation Priorities for Forest Management and Wildlife Crossings

Salt Lake City, UT: The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) thanked the U.S. Senate for today’s strong, bipartisan vote to pass an infrastructure bill that includes several key policy priorities to improve forest management and build highway wildlife crossings. Thanks to the efforts of Senators Joe Manchin, John Barrasso, and Steve Daines, the infrastructure bill includes more… Continue reading Infrastructure Bill Includes Mule Deer Foundation Priorities for Forest Management and Wildlife Crossings

Mule Deer Foundation Supports Congressman Bruce Westerman’s Resilient Federal Forests Act

Legislation would support active forest management projects like those coordinated by MDF to improve forest health Salt Lake City, UT: The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) thanks U.S. Congressman Bruce Westerman for introducing the Resilient Federal Forests Act (RFFA) that would provide the U.S. Forest Service with the tools needed to improve forest health and make them… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation Supports Congressman Bruce Westerman’s Resilient Federal Forests Act

Mule Deer Foundation Thanks Sec. Vilsack for Appointing Randy Moore as next U.S. Forest Service Chief

Salt Lake City, UT: The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) today thanked U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for appointing Randy Moore as Chief of the U.S. Forest Service, and expressed appreciation to outgoing Chief Vicki Christiansen. Following is a statement by Mule Deer Foundation President/CEO Joel Pedersen: “With his experience as the regional forester leading… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation Thanks Sec. Vilsack for Appointing Randy Moore as next U.S. Forest Service Chief

Mule Deer Foundation President/CEO Testifies on Modernizing Mapping Information for Access and Multiple-Use Management of Public Lands to House Subcommittee

Salt Lake City, UT – The Mule Deer Foundation’s President/CEO testified today in front of a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources on legislation that will help fund digital mapping of access and allow more efficient, effective multiple-use management of public lands. Joel Pedersen spoke in support of the Modernizing Access… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation President/CEO Testifies on Modernizing Mapping Information for Access and Multiple-Use Management of Public Lands to House Subcommittee

Mule Deer Foundation Appreciates Inclusion of Migration Corridor and Sportsmen’s Priorities in Administration’s America the Beautiful Initiative

Salt Lake City, UT – The Mule Deer Foundation expressed appreciation for the inclusion of many sportsmen’s priorities—in particular provisions supporting big game migration corridors and winter range conservation efforts—within the Administration’s newly released Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful initiative. The plan released yesterday establishes guiding principles for the implementation of the vision outlined by President… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation Appreciates Inclusion of Migration Corridor and Sportsmen’s Priorities in Administration’s America the Beautiful Initiative

Remington Partners with Mule Deer Foundation

Remington Ammunition has announced a partnership to support the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) in outreach initiatives. Remington is excited to support MDF’s efforts to strengthen our nation’s hunting and conservation heritage, increase the number of hunters and drive greater awareness to the shooting sports, hunting and outdoor lifestyle. “We are thrilled to announce this partnership… Continue reading Remington Partners with Mule Deer Foundation

Utah Conservation Permit Funding Raised During Western Hunting & Conservation Expo Allocated to Mule Deer Conservation Projects

Salt Lake City, UT: The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) announced today that $1.06 million was allocated for mule deer conservation projects through Utah’s Watershed Restoration Initiative. The funding was generated from the sale of Utah Conservation Permits and money raised from the 200 tag drawing hosted during the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo in February. A variety… Continue reading Utah Conservation Permit Funding Raised During Western Hunting & Conservation Expo Allocated to Mule Deer Conservation Projects

Mule Deer Foundation Receives Grant from National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for Habitat Work

Salt Lake City, UT: The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) announced today that it has received $395,000 in funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) Rocky Mountain Rangelands grant program. The grant funding will support MDF’s Migration Corridor and Winter Range Initiative and be matched by $756,000 to implement habitat projects that focus on big game migration… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation Receives Grant from National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for Habitat Work

Mule Deer Foundation Looks Forward to Working With Interior Secretary Deb Haaland

Salt Lake City, UT: The Mule Deer Foundation congratulates Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland on today’s confirmation vote and looks forward to working with her on the critical issues facing public lands and wildlife. As the first Native American to serve in a White House cabinet, Haaland will bring an important perspective to the position.… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation Looks Forward to Working With Interior Secretary Deb Haaland