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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

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.

May 30, 2014 9:35 amLoading…

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.

December 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

September 16, 2013 4:03 pmLoading…
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.

August 16, 2013 8:30 amLoading…

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.

June 11, 2013 6:00 amLoading…

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…
FWP moves toward Big Spring Creek land purchase

FWP moves toward Big Spring Creek land purchase

Anglers waded closer to getting greater access to Big Spring Creek north of Lewistown after the Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday approved the pursuit of 19.7 acres adjacent to the waterway.

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Land near White Sulphur added to national forest

GREAT FALLS — The U.S. Forest Service has purchased another 2,360 acres of the former Bair Ranch northwest of White Sulphur Springs to protect wildlife habitat and ensure public access.

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Elk foundation to contribute funds for Bitterroot study

Elk foundation to contribute funds for Bitterroot study

HAMILTON — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will contribute $38,000 toward an ongoing elk survival study in Ravalli County, the Missoula-based nonprofit conservation organization announced on Friday.

April 14, 2013 10:22 pmLoading…
Montana wolf numbers drop slightly to 625

Montana wolf numbers drop slightly to 625

Montana's gray wolf population declined slightly for the first time in almost a decade in 2012, amid stepped-up efforts to curb the predator's numbers through increased hunting and trapping, state officials said Thursday.

March 21, 2013 6:30 pm Related Loading…

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