Tag: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

  • NRA Appeals District Court’s Erroneous National Wildlife Refuge Decision

    Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association on April 15 joined with Safari Club International, Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to appeal an erroneous decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana denying the pro-hunting organizations’ efforts to intervene in and defend the expansion of hunting opportunities on federal lands. […]

  • Equal Access to Injustice

    Congress created the Equal Access to Justice Act to give everyday Americans a fair shot. But it’s been hijacked into a lawsuit factory where environmental groups fuel their agendas with taxpayer money. When the federal government listed grizzly bears as threatened in the Lower 48 under the newly minted Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1975, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • $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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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