The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation collaborated with the Pennsylvania Game Commission and private landowners to conserve what were 649 acres of private land in the heart of Pennsylvania’s elk range and place it in the public’s hands.
Beau Brooks of La Center, Wash., fought off a stacked field that included six other past world champions to defend his title and win the professional division of the 2023 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s World Elk Calling Championships, presented by Sportsman’s Warehouse, in Big Sky, Montana. In doing so, he pocketed a first-place check for $5,000.
MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $71,055 in grant funding to bolster hunting heritage outreach and habitat stewardship projects across 36 counties in Pennsylvania, the RMEF said in a news release. “Twenty-seven of the 30 granted projects are directed toward youth camps, hunter and outdoor education, shooting sports and conservation-related activities and
MISSOULA, Mont. – An additional 766 acres of Pennsylvania elk habitat is now permanently protected and opened to public access following efforts by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) and a donor, the RMEF said in a release. Located in Centre County, the project extends the western unit of State Game Lands
Best thing to do — while also avoiding being gored — was to try to shoot off one of the antlers. Third attempt was the charm.
The grants benefit 42,586 acres across Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Fremont, Johnson, Hot Springs, Lincoln, Park, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton and Washakie Counties. There is also one project of statewide benefit.
Seventy-eight contestants, the most to take part since 2005, competed in six divisions.
Suit seeks to eliminate state wildlife management of wolves in the state.
The state has a growing elk population and is home to nearly 10,000 RMEF members in 24 chapters.