RMEF, Partners Seek to Protect, Open Access to 15,573 Acres of Oregon Elk Habitat

MISSOULA, Mont. — In partnership with Hancock Natural Resources Group and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is actively working to conserve 15,573 acres of wildlife habitat in northeast Oregon. “Wildlife officials targeted the importance of conserving this landscape, the Gateway to the Wallowa Mountains, dating back to… Continue reading RMEF, Partners Seek to Protect, Open Access to 15,573 Acres of Oregon Elk Habitat

Key Habitat Connectivity Secured Forever in Wyoming

MISSOULA, Mont. — Thanks to a Wyoming family that successfully worked with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, 634 acres of important elk habitat are now permanently protected in the southeast part of the state. “This voluntary conservation agreement is a credit to Al and Barb Johnson for their dedication to wildlife and conservation,” said Kyle… Continue reading Key Habitat Connectivity Secured Forever in Wyoming

Benelli Steps Up Support of RMEF

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is proud to announce that Benelli is its newest Elk Country Legacy sponsor. “The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is one of the leading conservation groups in the outdoor arena,” said Timothy Joseph, Benelli USA vice president of marketing. “Their passion and commitment to wildlife and habitat conservation,… Continue reading Benelli Steps Up Support of RMEF

Winners Crowned at RMEF World Elk Calling Championships

MISSOULA, Mont. — Call it a changing of the guard at the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s 2021 World Elk Calling Championships (WECC), presented by Sportsman’s Warehouse. RMEF, with the help of its sponsors, doled out more than $50,000 in cash and hunting gear while crowning five new champions in the head-to-head, bracketed format including Cody… Continue reading Winners Crowned at RMEF World Elk Calling Championships

Nearly 12,000 Acres of Eel River Peninsula’s Tule Elk Habitat Protected, Opened to Public Access

MISSOULA, Mont. — Thanks to the strong conservation ethic and vision of a northern California landowner, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is pleased to announce nearly 12,000 acres of tule elk habitat is now permanently protected and in the public’s hands. The conservation transaction conserves critical forestlands from threats of conversion and builds upon the… Continue reading Nearly 12,000 Acres of Eel River Peninsula’s Tule Elk Habitat Protected, Opened to Public Access

$40,000 Up for Grabs at RMEF World Elk Calling Championships

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will dole out more than $40,000 in cash, hunting gear and other prizes when the RMEF World Elk Calling Championships, presented by Sportsman’s Warehouse, take place in Park City, Utah, on July 22-23, 2021.   “We are excited to welcome back the best elk callers in the world,” said… Continue reading $40,000 Up for Grabs at RMEF World Elk Calling Championships

RMEF Marks 37 Years of Conservation

MISSOULA, Mont. — May 14th is a monumental day in conservation. On this date in 1984, four elk hunters in northwest Montana officially founded the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. “Our founders and their families had a vision and sacrificed much to establish… Continue reading RMEF Marks 37 Years of Conservation

RMEF Volunteers Donate $24 Million in Mission Value

MISSOULA, Mont. — In 2020, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation volunteers contributed just shy of $24 million worth of value in donated time and labor to further RMEF’s mission of ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. “Our volunteers are amazing and are the heart of RMEF. Day in and day… Continue reading RMEF Volunteers Donate $24 Million in Mission Value

$1.1 Million in Funding Benefits Elk Habitat, Hunting Heritage Across America’s Heartland

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation collaborated with nearly two dozen partners to provide $1,134,098 for 12 wildlife habitat, hunting heritage or wildlife management projects in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. RMEF contributed $82,248 in funding that leveraged an additional $1,051,850 in partner dollars. “There are wild, free-ranging elk herds in 28 states… Continue reading $1.1 Million in Funding Benefits Elk Habitat, Hunting Heritage Across America’s Heartland

Access Greatly Improved to Remote Idaho Elk Habitat

MISSOULA, Mont. — It is a ways off the beaten path, but a 1,300-acre slice of western Idaho elk country is now much more accessible and greatly improves public access to surrounding federal and state lands as well. Originally donated to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, it is now known as the Joseph Plains Wildlife… Continue reading Access Greatly Improved to Remote Idaho Elk Habitat