March 30, 2017

Selfish Environmentalists Have a Strange Way of Thanking Hunters

A photographer in Maine loves to take pictures of moose. I assume for profit, although his letter to the editor doesn’t exactly admit that. And that’s okay too. He has that right to exploit wildlife for profit – within the laws of course just as the rest of us do. And, I’ve seen some of […]

Wildlife, Riparian Habitat Permanently Protected Near Mount St. Helens

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its conservation partners permanently protected and opened access to 1,453 acres of wildlife and riparian habitat in southwest Washington. RMEF worked with Merrill Lake Properties LLC and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to connect protected lands and […]

2016 RMEF Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo Attracts Record Crowds

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo, in partnership with the Cowboy Christmas expo, set an all-time combined attendance record of 231,517 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). The new figure is 6.6 percent higher than the 2015 attendance total of 216,292. […]

Conservation is Not Dictated by Republicans or Democrats

George Smith, in an article in the news today, writes a rebuttal to an opinion piece written by someone who feared Trump would be a destruction of Maine’s environment and conservation efforts. Smith takes time to refute claims made by the original author, however, it is utter nonsense that people think issues of the environment […]

Wildlife Habitat, Hunters Win Thanks to RMEF Project

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—A wildlife management area in west-central Montana is now 33 percent larger thanks to collaborative conservation work by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP), Montana Fish & Wildlife Conservation Trust, Lewis and Clark County Open Space Program and the Cinnabar Foundation. […]

Wyoming Project Secures Access to 47,000 Acres of Public Land

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—Hunters, anglers, hikers and those who enjoy other forms of outdoor recreation will benefit from a recent Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation project in Wyoming. RMEF worked with a private landowner, Linda Zager, and several other partners to permanently protect and open access to 160 acres of […]

RMEF Tops One Million Acres in Public Access Projects

*Editor’s Note* – While it is encouraging and generally a good thing that land is accessible for public use, one has to question the decision by RMEF to buy and then deed land over to government agencies. Historically, government agencies, all of which are in bed with environmental groups, have a tendency to restrict or […]

RMEF Surpasses 10,000 Conservation Projects

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—An ongoing aspen restoration effort in Oregon’s South Warner Mountains marks the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s 10,000th lifetime conservation project. “This is an incredible conservation milestone,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “It speaks volumes to the positive, beneficial impact the RMEF has on elk […]

Elk Country Conservation Month Comes to Bass Pro Shops

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—Beginning August 1st, Bass Pro Shops will show its support for elk, elk habitat and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for the tenth consecutive year by sponsoring Elk Country Conservation Month. “We are grateful for and appreciate the continued support of a company that is such […]

Fight Real Second Amendment Protection – Don’t Be Fooled by Political Nonsense

*Editor’s Note* – Everyone who feels the need should contribute to ways to protect our fish and wildlife and the Second Amendment, even though there exists very few individuals and organizations who are real Second Amendment supporters (always willing to compromise with “reasonable” restrictions.), nor understand fish and wildlife management. However, the excerpt shown below […]