Tag: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Roars into 2021

    Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Roars into 2021

    MISSOULA, Mont. — In 2020, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation put millions of dollars on the ground in support of its mission. Those funds protected and enhanced more elk habitat, opened and improved access to more public land, and worked to ensure our hunting heritage. “2020 was certainly a challenging and uncharted year,” said Kyle […]

  • Wildlife Habitat Protected Thanks to South Dakota Family

    Wildlife Habitat Protected Thanks to South Dakota Family

    MISSOULA, Mont. — A conservation-minded family with a long history of safeguarding the wildlife values of its land collaborated with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to permanently protect an additional 3,163 acres of South Dakota habitat. “We salute Jim Scull and his family and thank them for stewarding their land in such a way that […]

  • New Leadership, Members Join RMEF Board of Directors

    New Leadership, Members Join RMEF Board of Directors

    MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is proud to announce its board of directors elected Mark Baker as its new chair. Baker, who previously served as vice chair, becomes RMEF’s 20th chair to lead the conservation organization. “I appreciate the opportunity to step up and serve this great organization in an even greater […]

  • New Mexico Elk Migration Corridor Protected, Opened to Access

    New Mexico Elk Migration Corridor Protected, Opened to Access
  • RMEF Protects California Tule Elk Habitat

    RMEF Protects California Tule Elk Habitat

    MISSOULA, Mont. — A 2,415-acre ranch in northcentral California featuring prime wildlife habitat is now permanently protected thanks to a collaborative conservation effort by the California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and a willing landowner. “This landscape is extremely important to ensure the future for […]

  • RMEF, Partners Contribute Nearly $300,000 to Benefit Nevada Elk

    RMEF, Partners Contribute Nearly $300,000 to Benefit Nevada Elk

    MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners doled out $295,830 in grant funding to improve wildlife habitat and enhance Nevada’s hunting heritage. RMEF directly granted $66,500 and leveraged an additional $229,330 in partner dollars. “This grant funding helps address the invasion of pinyon and juniper trees continually pushing their way into […]

  • Wisconsin Awarded $215K to Benefit Elk, Research and Hunting Heritage

    Wisconsin Awarded $215K to Benefit Elk, Research and Hunting Heritage

    MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners awarded Wisconsin $215,067 in funding for 13 wildlife habitat enhancement, hunting heritage and research projects. RMEF directly granted $79,794 in funding and leveraged an additional $135,273 in partner dollars. “Wisconsin has a deep and vibrant hunting tradition. We are grateful to be able to […]

  • Elk Habitat Conserved in New Mexico

    Elk Habitat Conserved in New Mexico

    MISSOULA, Mont. — Thanks to the actions of conservation-minded landowners, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation helped permanently protect 970 acres of important elk habitat in southcentral New Mexico. “We appreciate Gary and Laurie Fonay for their desire to reach out to us to place a conservation easement on their property,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president […]

  • RMEF Tops 8 Million Acres in Mission Accomplishment

    RMEF Tops 8 Million Acres in Mission Accomplishment

    MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently surpassed more than eight million acres of lifetime conservation work over its 36-year history. “This is a noteworthy landmark and one worth celebrating, yet what we’re really talking about is significant, measureable on the ground conservation accomplishment that permanently protects or enhances wildlife habitat across elk […]

  • This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Blake Henning, Chief Conservation Officer, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

    This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast:  Blake Henning, Chief Conservation Officer, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

    (Houston, TX- December 2, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Blake Henning, Chief Conservation Officer, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation! Blake has served in his current role since 2010 providing leadership to the organization’s conservation, access, elk restoration, hunting heritage and government affairs programs. He has been with RMEF since 2000 when […]