Wyoming Elk, Elk Habitat Receive $500K in RMEF Funding

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded more than half a million dollars in grants to improve elk habitat and research, public access and hunting heritage efforts across the state of Wyoming. “This is the largest project allocation amount from one state in one year on record. Wyoming may have the smallest population in the... Read More


RMEF Honored for Public Access and Habitat Stewardship

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation received the Public Lands Foundation’s (PLF) 2018 Landscape Stewardship Award at a ceremony here Tuesday for its leadership in conserving wildlife habitat and improving access on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).     “The RMEF has been a long-time leader in working with the BLM, state... Read More


RMEF Helps Conserve Two Chunks of Colorado Elk Habitat

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation worked with two conservation-minded families to permanently protect more than 2,300 acres of prime elk habitat in central Colorado. “We appreciate the Mancuso and Ross families for recognizing the important conservation values of their land and reaching out to us to help permanently protect them,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF... Read More


RMEF to Host Revamped 2019 Elk Camp and Mountain Festival

MISSOULA, Mont.—Mark your calendar! The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is excited to announce plans for its all-new Elk Camp and Mountain Festival to take place July 11-14, 2019, in Park City, Utah. “This is a revolutionary approach to our historic national convention and one that charts a new course in scope and execution,” said Philip... Read More


RMEF, SAF Oppose Yellowstone Grizzly Ruling

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation disagree with a judge’s decision to vacate the delisting of the Greater Yellowstone grizzly population by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The ruling places the population back on the endangered species list. “We are highly disappointed with this decision,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president... Read More


RMEF to Congress: Reauthorize, Fund LWCF

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation calls on Congress to renew and permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) with full, dedicated, annual funding. “For 52 years now, LWCF has provided critical funding for landscapes, wildlife and riparian habitat, wildlife refuges and national parks, and even community recreation facilities and neighborhood parks,” said... Read More


Michigan’s Elk, Hunting Heritage Receive Boost from RMEF Grants

MISSOULA, Mont.—In continuing its long-term relationship in Michigan, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded more than $30,000 in grant funding to benefit elk, elk habitat and hunting programs in the Wolverine State. “We are excited to make this funding as Michigan is celebrating 100 years of elk on the ground,” said Blake Henning, RMEF chief... Read More



Nosler Steps Up Support of RMEF

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is pleased to announce that Nosler both renewed and expanded its long-time licensing partnership. “We are grateful for Nosler’s unwavering support of our conservation mission,” said Steve Decker, RMEF vice president of Marketing. “Their continuing endorsement allows us to carry out more on-the-ground work to benefit elk and elk... Read More


RMEF, Sportsmen’s Alliance File Brief in Support of Yellowstone Grizzly Management

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation filed a joint summary judgement brief supporting a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to remove federal protections from the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bear population. “We stand alongside the Sportsmen’s Alliance and our fellow conservation organizations in supporting federal scientists and wildlife biologists... Read More