Ruling nixes planned hunts in Wyoming and Idaho this fall.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
(Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation)The Michigan DNR will celebrate 100 years of elk in Michigan with a special event Saturday, Sept. 8 in Gaylord, the DNR announced Thursday, Sept. 6 – a day after it was announced that the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation had awarded more than $30,000 in grant funding to benefit elk, elk habitat and hunting programs in the Wolverine State. In 1918,…
(Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation)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 events.” said…
Four chosen in random drawing – they weren’t named to protect their privacy – and fifth license to be awarded through raffle.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will raffle off a fifth bull elk tag.
Officials said they hope the reintroduction will contribute to the state’s tourism industry, mostly through hunting.
4 elk tags available through random draw, 1 by raffle, 5 go to Chippewa tribes.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s first youth outdoor skills day focuses on teaching kids about how hunting and outdoor recreation relate to conservation.
The widespread extermination of wolves and cougars early last century meant elk herds that the carnivores prey on were able to grow in size. The swollen herds ate away willow plants and other vegetation along the park’s streams, causing erosion damage, a recent study says.Chronic wasting disease has not yet been discovered in Montana’s wild populations of deer, elk and…
Thirty elk were fitted with radio collars to study their movements and understand how the disease may spread.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…
The 8- by 9-point bull has been submitted for disease testing, and results are pending.
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.
Often organized by a handful of dedicated volunteers, these banquets raise money not only for the organization itself, but often to support funding for local programs and projects.
Seventy-eight contestants, the most to take part since 2005, competed in six divisions.
Award is given annually to the organization or entity that best exemplifies excellence in conservation and wildlife and land stewardship.
The Montana-based elk foundation identified the land as a priority because it lies between elk summer and winter ranges.
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.
To help the deer, biologists and volunteers are spreading specially designed pellets on the ground for the deer to eat
Wolf advocacy group rep says placement of wolves on the Colorado landscape is “most germane” to the state’s future and “there’s no downside and there’s a real big upside”
‘We have always been against the sale or transfer of our public lands but now we’re seeing some western state legislatures mulling or taking action that could lead to that happening’
Statewide, the grants will provide funding to expand South Dakota’s Elk Hunting Access Program
The 20 projects benefit nearly 9,000 acres of elk habitat and outdoor/sporting enthusiasts in Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater, Douglas, Hubbard, Itasca, Kittson, Marshall, Morrison and Roseau counties.
Transaction benefits Washington’s largest elk herd and is the latest in a series of projects near Mount St. Helens.