Mule Deer Foundation and Wyoming Game and Fish Department Complete Over $900,000 in Projects Under Migrations Grant

The Mule Deer Foundation and Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) recently completed projects to improve mule deer conservation in priority areas identified in the Wyoming State Action Plan associated with DOI Secretarial Order 3362. The projects were implemented using more than $900,000 in funding provided by the Bureau of Land Management in a grant… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation and Wyoming Game and Fish Department Complete Over $900,000 in Projects Under Migrations Grant

Mule Deer Foundation Appreciates Administration’s Commitment to Continue Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Committee

The Mule Deer Foundation welcomed today’s announcement by the Administration that it would be continuing to convene a panel of hunting conservation organizations as a federal advisory committee to the Departments of Agriculture and the Interior. The Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Committee will continue the commitment made by every administration since 2008 to solicit engagement… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation Appreciates Administration’s Commitment to Continue Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Committee

Mule Deer Foundation Commits $1 Million for 8,100-Acre Cinnamon Creek Property Acquisition

Salt Lake City, Utah – The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) provided $1 million to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) to support the acquisition of 8,107-acres of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) land. The purchase of the Cinnamon Creek property will ensure important mule deer habitat will remain accessible for public use.… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation Commits $1 Million for 8,100-Acre Cinnamon Creek Property Acquisition

Mule Deer Foundation Commits $1 million for 8,100-acre Cinnamon Creek Property Acquisition

Salt Lake City, Utah – The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) provided $1 million to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) to support the acquisition of 8,107-acres of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) land. The purchase of the Cinnamon Creek property will ensure important mule deer habitat will remain accessible for public use.… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation Commits $1 million for 8,100-acre Cinnamon Creek Property Acquisition

Mule Deer Foundation: Confirmation of Agriculture Undersecretary Robert Bonnie Will Benefit Forest and Private Land Conservation Efforts

Salt Lake City, UT: The Mule Deer Foundation applauds yesterday’s confirmation of Robert Bonnie as the undersecretary of farm production and conservation for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Bonnie has a strong record of innovative, collaborative conservation on working lands and will be a key leader on implementing Farm Bill conservation programs that benefit fish and… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation: Confirmation of Agriculture Undersecretary Robert Bonnie Will Benefit Forest and Private Land Conservation Efforts

Mule Deer Foundation Receives $250,000 Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Grant for Habitat Projects

Salt Lake City, UT: The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) announced today that the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund is providing $250,000 for habitat restoration and enhancement projects in California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and Washington. The Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund grant will support MDF’s efforts to improve big game migration corridors… Continue reading Mule Deer Foundation Receives $250,000 Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Grant for Habitat Projects

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