Hunting Articles


Big Hole Valley Habitat Conserved in Montana
by RMEF, NOVEMBER 15, 2022
Montana Fishing Overview

MISSOULA, Mont. — Approximately 3,600 acres of pristine wildlife and riparian habitat in Montana’s popular Big Hole region will remain that way thanks to a conservation collaboration by a longtime traditional landowner, the Bureau of Land Management and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.  "Development and habitat fragmentation were very real and serious threats to this landscape because of its beauty, location...
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Minnesota Elk Habitat Gets Upgrade
by RMEF, JUNE 15, 2022


MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners allocated $85,773 in grant funding for habitat enhancement and hunting heritage projects in Minnesota. RMEF directly granted $20,093 that leveraged an additional $65,680 in partner dollars. "This work positively impacts habitat for elk, moose, deer and other wildlife across more than 1,000 acres in seven different counties. It also helps...
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MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will host the 32nd annual RMEF World Elk Calling Championships, presented by Sportsman’s Warehouse, at the RMEF Elk Camp & Mountain Festival on July 22-23, 2022, in Park City, Utah. Participants will face off for the opportunity to win more than $45,000 in cash, hunting gear and other prizes. "Last year, we had some amazing head-to-head competitions...
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MISSOULA, Mont. — What was a 447-acre private inholding is now in the public’s hands in northwest Oregon. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation collaborated with a private landowner to purchase and convey the property to the surrounding Siuslaw National Forest for management and recreational use. "The Forest Service (USFS) designated this landscape as a critical inholding since it provides important habitat...
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MISSOULA, Mont. — Thanks to the strong conservation ethic and vision of a northern California landowner, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is pleased to announce nearly 12,000 acres of tule elk habitat is now permanently protected and in the public’s hands.  The conservation transaction conserves critical forestlands from threats of conversion and builds upon the Eel River Peninsula Conservation Strategy to...
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 MISSOULA, Mont. — Ninety acres of prime elk habitat is now permanently protected and opened to public access in northern Idaho. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and partners worked with private landowners to purchase and convey their property to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG). "This is a unique project that touches on several positive facets of both conservation...
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