Public Access Dispute Solved in Central Oregon

MISSOULA, Mont.—The public will continue to have access to 43,000 acres of central Oregon’s prime elk country thanks to a group effort including the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Bureau of Land Management, Crook County, Oregon Hunters Association (OHA) and the Waibel Ranches, LLC. “We are pleased that all parties could come together to provide continued... Read More


RMEF Re-Ups Support of Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow

MISSOULA, Mont.—Renewing its commitment to provide training and hands-on experience for current and future wildlife professionals, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is extending and expanding its partnership with the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation of Dundee, Illinois, and its Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow (CLfT) program. CLfT hosts five-day workshops for wildlife professionals and students who do... Read More


Maven Optics to Support RMEF Conservation Mission

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is proud to welcome Maven Outdoor Equipment Company on board as an official supporter and conservation partner. “Maven has some exciting quality optic offerings to benefit the hunter,” said Steve Decker. “We appreciate Maven’s support of donating a portion of the proceeds from their RMEF officially licensed products toward... Read More


New RMEF Layer on onX Hunt App Helps Hunters

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is excited to announce a new RMEF layer in the onX Hunt app that assists hunters with public access and other helpful information. “For years now, the team at onX Hunt has been ahead of the game in developing and translating technology into boots-on-the-ground knowledge for elk hunters. And... Read More


RMEF Grant to Benefit Montana Wolf Management

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) a $50,000 grant to assist with wolf management in the state of Montana. “Montana’s wolf population is more than three times larger than federally-required minimum mandates,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “This funding will help FWP get a better grasp... Read More


2018 Elk Camp Heads to Arizona, Registration Now Open

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is heading to the sunny Southwest to hold its 2018 Elk Camp March 15-18 in Chandler, Arizona. “There is nothing like the energy and enthusiasm generated by our members and volunteers at Elk Camp,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “We are excited to get together in Arizona... Read More


Elk Habitat Protected in Wyoming

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and Natural Resources Conservation Service worked with a private landowner to permanently protect 2,132 acres of wildlife habitat in southeast Wyoming. “This conservation easement maintains large-scale habitat connectivity in a portion of Wyoming that benefits a wide range of wildlife including elk, mule deer, turkey and plains sharp-tailed grouse,”... Read More


RMEF Erases Long-Term Debt, Pays Off Headquarters

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is free of any and all long-term debt after making the final payment on its headquarters facility. “For the first time ever, RMEF has no remaining long-term debt on our books,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “This is a tremendous accomplishment and milestone!” RMEF began operations in... Read More


More Elk Country Conserved, Opened to Public Access in Pennsylvania

MISSOULA, Mont.—An additional 766 acres of Pennsylvania elk habitat is now permanently protected and opened to public access thanks to efforts by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) and a generous donor. “This would not have happened without landowners who care about Pennsylvania and both understand and appreciate the crucial wildlife values... Read More


Montana Elk Habitat Conserved, Opened to Public Access

MISSOULA, Mont.—A key wildlife landscape previously threatened by subdivision in northwest Montana is now permanently protected and in the public’s hands thanks to a collaborative effort between the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, a conservation-minded family and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). “This property lies within the popular Holland Lake recreational area of the scenic Swan... Read More