RMEF Allots $250,000 for Wildlife Migration Corridor Mapping

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation allocated $250,000 to advance research associated with mapping more western wildlife migration routes for elk, mule deer, moose, pronghorn antelope and other wildlife. “By working with state and tribal wildlife agencies, we are producing detailed maps of where animals migrate across large landscapes, which will benefit the... Read More

RMEF Conserves New Mexico Elk, Mule Deer Migration Corridor

MISSOULA, Mont. – Thanks to a northern New Mexico landowner who appreciates the wildlife values of his property, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation conserved 3,537 acres of critical winer range for elk and mule deer.  Stanley Ruyle entered into a voluntary conservation agreement with RMEF that also helps protect a key corridor for tens of... Read More

Nevada Wildlife Habitat Gets $1.3 Million Upgrade

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its conservation partners supplied $1,303,059 to improve habitat for elk, mule deer and other wildlife across Nevada as well as support youth hunting heritage and outdoor recreation efforts. RMEF supplied $239,102 that leveraged $1,063,957 in partner funding. “Two of the bigger challenges facing elk and other... Read More

RMEF-WAFWA Partnership Commits $1.2 Million to Accelerate Western Big Game Migration Corridor Conservation

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation committed $400,000 to reinforce its multi-decade partnership with western states on issues crucial to the movement and overall health of elk, mule deer, pronghorn antelope and other wildlife species. “This is not just an agreement with our partners at the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies... Read More

Minam River Wildlife Area Acquisition Complete, Adding 15,573 Acres in Oregon Landscape-Scale Conservation

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), Manulife Investment Management Timber and Agriculture Inc. (Manulife) and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation are proud to announce a major conservation victory for elk, mule deer and other wildlife, fish, hunters, anglers, hikers and public access. The three organizations and other partners, including the... Read More

Washington Allotted Nearly $1.7 Million to Support Wildlife, Habitat, Hunting Heritage Projects

MISSOULA, Mont. — Washington’s elk, deer, moose, turkey and other wildlife species are getting $1,679,574 in grant funding to enhance habitat and improve both migration corridors and scientific research. The funds, supplied by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners, also support an array of mentored hunting, fishing, youth camps and other outdoor-related events... Read More

RMEF Boosts Advocacy, Bolsters Support of Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is proud to announce it further strengthened its relationship with the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) to improve advocacy and outreach efforts. “RMEF has been a long-time partner and supporter of CSF and recognizes the clout it wields in working with Congress and state governments to support hunting,... Read More

Kansas Wildlife, Kids Get $105K in Grant Funding

MISSOULA, Mont. — Elk, deer, turkey, pheasant, quail and other Kansas wildlife are getting better groceries thanks to $105,084 in grant funding supplied by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partner organizations. Two of the projects enhance wildlife habitat while six others support youth recreational shooting squads and hunting heritage efforts. “Some people may... Read More