March 25, 2017

Colorado Elk Herd in the Crosshairs

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is raising a word of warning about a “quiet” movement in Colorado seeking to place wolves on the landscape. It also has grave concerns about the tactics used by environmentalists and animal rights groups behind such efforts. A representative of a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sensible Statement About Predators

“The issue is not wolves, it’s the combination of wolves, grizzly bears, black bears and cougars,” Bob Jamieson, a systems ecologist and environmental consultant, told the paper. “The prey species can’t handle the combined impact of those four animals,” he said. “A lot of people [blame] habitat problems because they don’t want [to] wrap their head […]

National Elk Summit Coming to RMEF Headquarters

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will host representatives from 18 states and two federal agencies at a two-day summit May 3-4, 2016. The conference will address successes, challenges and strategies affecting elk populations, public lands management, habitat, hunting, public access, scientific research, disease and other timely […]

New Mexico Road Easement Opens Door to Public Access

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation teamed up with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and New Mexico State Land Office to provide funding for a continual two-mile right-of-way road easement that provides hunter access to 52,000 acres of public and State Trust Lands in […]

The Cover-Up of Wolves and What They DO!

By James Beers Please note the picture below.  It is a late-March of 2016 picture from Wyoming and you will probably never see it again nor even hear of it.  You see: –       Wolves don’t do such things. –       Elk, like Minnesota moose, are disappearing due to global warming and ticks and definitely not wolf […]

If It Acts and Looks Like a Wolf Chasing Elk…it’s a Dog

Brian Nostrant took a photo from his home on Thursday of what appeared to be a wolf chasing elk on Mount Jumbo. He said he was looking out his window when he noticed the elk in an absolute panic. Vivica Crowser with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks said a wildlife biologist investigated the tracks, which […]

Chronic Wasting Disease vaccine fails elk test | WyoFile

*Editor’s Note* – Take notice in this article that the Sierra Club says this reinforces their belief that there needs to be more wolves because they would kill off the sick elk. Yessiree Mistah! The brains of a slug. The state wildlife veterinarian told Wyoming Game and Fish commissioners that a vaccine to fight Chronic […]

New Mexico Elk Habitat, Research Get Boost from RMEF Grants

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $117,016 in grants to benefit wildlife habitat, hunting heritage programs and scientific research in New Mexico. The grants will directly benefit 4,228 acres in Catron, De Baca, Grant, Lincoln, Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Sandoval and Socorro Counties. There is also […]