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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Easement guarantees access to public lands

Easement guarantees access to public lands

Permanent access has been secured to 41,344 acres of public lands in Beaverhead County — just in time for the general big game hunting season.

October 23, 2014 12:25 pmLoading…
Guest opinion: States would do better job of managing federal lands

Guest opinion: States would do better job of managing federal lands

In response to confusion caused by certain environmentalists that claim our public lands would be “sold to the highest bidder” if federal lands are transferred to the states, leaders of the Transfer of Public Lands effort from all Western states recently gathered in Salt Lake City, Utah, to …

October 23, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
FWP seeks comments on $4M land purchase

FWP seeks comments on $4M land purchase

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment on a proposal to purchase a 2,840 acres of land adjoining the Beartooth Wildlife Management Area from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for $4 million.

October 07, 2014 3:34 pm Related Loading…

Elk foundation holding meeting Oct. 7

The local Beartooth Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will be holding its first fall meeting Oct. 7 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. The meeting will be held in one of the restaurant’s meeting rooms. Anyone interested in participating is welcomed to come and attend.

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Grants offered for habitat, access projects

Outdoor Life magazine is taking applications for grants that will be awarded to six grass-roots land access or habitat projects.

June 03, 2014 12:25 pmLoading…
Elk group donates $25K to FWP for wolf management

Elk group donates $25K to FWP for wolf management

MISSOULA — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has donated $25,000 to the state Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks to help the agency better determine the number of wolves in Montana.

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Elk Foundation donates money for Wyoming access

CASPER, Wyo. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has donated $45,000 to a program that increases hunting and fishing access in Wyoming.

April 04, 2014 9:38 amLoading…

RMEF makes largest donation to Wyoming access program

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently donated $45,000 to the Wyoming Game and Fish Access Yes program to secure access for hunting and fishing across Wyoming. It is the largest single donation to Access Yes.

April 01, 2014 2:49 pmLoading…

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation banquet set for Feb. 8

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will celebrate its 30th anniversary during its banquet to be held Feb. 8 at the Holiday Inn. Doors will open at 5 p.m.

January 21, 2014 2:43 pmLoading…

RMEF contributes funds for Wyoming projects

Habitat enhancement, land protection, elk population research, wolf management and numerous other conservation and hunting heritage outreach projects are the focus of 2013 grants provided by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in Wyoming.

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Elk Foundation preserves Laramie Range habitat

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has worked out an agreement with landowners to give permanent protection to more than 3,300 acres along the eastern front of Wyoming's Laramie Range.

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Fish and Wildlife Commission OKs purchase of Big Snowy access site

Fish and Wildlife Commission OKs purchase of Big Snowy access site

In what’s being hailed as an unusually quick and quality acquisition, the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday approved FWP’s purchase of 40 acres in Fergus County that will provide access to 18,000 acres in the Big Snowy Mountains via Red Hill Road.

November 14, 2013 2:45 pmLoading…

Big Snowy land acquisition subject of Sept. 26 meeting

A proposal to acquire and manage 40 acres in the Big Snowy Mountains will be the subject of public meeting on Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. hosted by Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

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Wildlife group criticizes new commissioner over statements about public wildlife on private land

Wildlife group criticizes new commissioner over statements about public wildlife on private land

HELENA — With only two meetings of the Fish and Wildlife Commission under his belt, the newest board member already is under close scrutiny by at least one conservation organization for his beliefs about public wildlife and private lands.

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Hunting group kicks in cash for wolf management

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has donated $25,000 to Montana's wildlife agency to help cover its wolf management costs.

June 16, 2013 4:40 pmLoading…

Elk foundation donates $25k to MT wolf research

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has donated $25,000 to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks for its state wolf management work.

June 14, 2013 3:53 pmLoading…

Study: Wyoming wolves getting bad rap for elk decline

Stress from wolves may not be the reason behind a declining elk population near Cody, according to a study published today. The conclusion stands in contrast to previous research, which held that increased stress from wolves was behind a drop in the number of elk in the Yellowstone area.

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RMEF funds elk habitat projects in Montana

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will fund more than 20 habitat projects across Montana to improve more than 20,000 acres of elk habitat. 

June 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Elk foundation donates 40 acres for access to Lolo National Forest

MISSOULA — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has donated 40 acres to the U.S. Forest Service that will give backcountry travelers access to the Lolo National Forest from the Rattlesnake Wilderness.

May 18, 2013 10:28 amLoading…

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