March 26, 2017

Kentucky Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources, KDFWR Commission to Receive RMEF Conservationist of Year Award

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is pleased to announce the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) and the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will share the 2014 RMEF Conservationist of the Year Award. “Kentucky has been and remains a prominent example of a state […]

Kentucky Biologist Honored for Work in Eastern Elk Restoration

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently recognized Dr. Tina Brunjes for her leadership and long-standing commitment to Kentucky’s elk restoration efforts. “Dr. Brunjes has been and remains a strong advocate for elk on their native range in the eastern part of the United States,” said Blake Henning, RMEF vice president of Lands and Conservation. […]

Mission Accomplished! Virginia Elk Restoration Project Complete

MISSOULA, Mont.—A multi-year project to restore wild elk to their native hills of Virginia is complete thanks to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, its volunteers, the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and several other partners. “This is a prime example of what can happen when good people work together,” said David Allen, RMEF president […]

Kentucky’s Elk, Hunting Heritage to Benefit from RMEF Grants

MISSOULA, Mont.–Funding research to monitor the health, survival and recruitment of elk, as well as providing sponsorship of multiple hunting heritage events are the focus of grants from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for the state of Kentucky. The RMEF grants total $87,600 and directly affect 22 counties: Anderson, Bell, Breckinridge, Breathitt, Bullitt, Carter, Daviess, […]

Maine IFW Needs to Learn to Count Deer Harvest Like Kentucky

Why is it, I’ve asked countless times, that Maine takes at least 4 months from the end of deer hunting season to release deer harvest numbers? We hear some bullpucky about the collection of data, blah, blah, blah and by the time harvest numbers are out, most hunters are gearing up for fishing season and […]