Sitka Pledges to Donate Up to $20,000 to RMEF

Sitka Gear, a longtime supporter and advocate of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) has pledged to donate up to $20,000 to help solidify the future of elk hunting, conservation and land access—with your help.

Elk Country Reestablished in Virginia

Hunters are the leaders in conservation, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is a group that has been paramount in the reintroduction and conservation of elk across North America.

Federal Report Says Hunter Volunteers Are Ideal ‘Citizen Wildlife Managers’ For National Park Game-Culling Operations

A new report issued by the National Park Service lauds American hunters over paid sharpshooters as valuable resources for keeping game populations on NPS lands in check.

RMEF Surpasses 10,000 Lifetime Conservation Projects

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has reached its 10,000th lifetime conservation project. An ongoing aspen restoration effort in Oregon pushed the organization over the hump earlier this summer.

West Virginia Sees First Elk Since 1875

The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources (WVDNR) has taken the first steps to reintroduce elk into the Mountain State.

Montana Outdoor Group Shutters Montana Rifle Company

Montana Outdoor Group, a private investor group that acquired Montana Rifle Company in early 2019, has closed the company's doors pending fiscal restructuring.

Scientific Management Frustrated Again as Wolves Relisted

A federal judge in California has restored federal protections to gray wolf populations in the Lower 48 (as this wording is a little confusing, note that this ruling does not affect wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming).

NRA Files Suit to Keep Public Lands Open

The NRA-ILA has partnered with SCI, Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation, and RMEF and filed motions to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the USFWS decision to expand hunting and fishing opportunities.

NRA Joins Appeal of District Court’s “Erroneous” NWR Decision

The National Rifle Association joined several other organizations to appeal an erroneous decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, denying the pro-hunting organizations’ efforts to intervene in and defend the expansion of hunting opportunities on federal lands.

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