RMEF Films Unveils The Bronx Hunter

MISSOULA, Mont.—Imagine driving 40 miles through the heart of America’s largest city just to hunt a minuscule 7-acre plot of land. To participate, that is reality for bow hunter Blake Mannion who lives in the heart of the Bronx, the northernmost of New York City’s five boroughs. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is excited to... Read More

More Pennsylvania Elk Country Protected, Open to Public Access

MISSOULA, Mont.—Another piece of Pennsylvania elk country is permanently protected and open to public access thanks to a collaborative effort by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC). The Woodring Farm II project entails 37 acres and is the newest addition to State Game Lands 311. It is located near a... Read More

Court Rules in Favor of Active Forest Management

MISSOULA, Mont.—The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied claims by several environmental groups and ruled in favor of a habitat management project in southwestern Montana. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and several other partners filed an amicus brief in support of the U.S. Forest Service and several other federal agencies. “We have seen environmental... Read More

RMEF to Serve on Hunting & Shooting Sports Conservation Council

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation accepted an invitation to serve on the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council. Established on January 9, 2018, the group is tasked with providing the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture with advice about the establishment and implementation of existing and proposed policies and authorities regarding... Read More

National Program Critical for Recreational Access

MISSOULA, Mont.—A funding mechanism with a long name provides long-lasting benefits for hunters, anglers, hikers and others seeking improved access to America’s wild landscapes. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently partnered with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to leverage more than $1 million in appropriations from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Priority... Read More

RMEF Announces New President and CEO

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Board of Directors this week announced Kyle Weaver as the new President and CEO, effective June 30, 2018.  “It is a tremendous honor to serve as the leader of the most respected wildlife conservation organization in the country, one that does so much for elk, elk habitat... Read More

Johnson, Vavra Join RMEF Board of Directors

MISSOULA, Mont.—Kent Johnson and Dr. Martin Vavra are the newest members of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Board of Directors. “Marty and Kent bring a wide diversity of knowledge and life experience that will be of tremendous benefit to the board and our shared conservation mission,” said Nancy Holland, RMEF president and CEO.  The primary... Read More

Grant Funding Benefits Washington Elk, Wildlife Habitat

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $276,491 in grant funding toward 15 habitat enhancement and hunting heritage projects in the state of Washington. The projects positively impact nearly 15,000 acres of wildlife habitat across Asotin, Chelan, Clallam, Columbia, Cowlitz, Garfield, Kittitas, Skamania, Stevens and Yakima Counties. “Overly thick forest stands and noxious weeds crowd... Read More