Adam Scepaniak 08.03.23
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is at it again with their generous donations benefiting Wyoming elk, mule deer, and the other wildlife that roam their land. Over 30 projects in different counties were accomplished with 23 conservation projects benefit 17,643 acres of habitat including 2 significant wildfire restoration efforts across the state of Wyoming.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) Coverage on AllOutdoor
Missoula, Montana – Wyoming elk, mule deer, pronghorn antelope and other wildlife populations are getting a helping hand thanks to an allocation of $10,764,859 from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners. The grant funding supports 33 projects across the Cowboy State.
Twenty-three conservation projects will benefit 17,643 acres of habitat, including land protection and public access, while the other 10 are focused on outdoor and hunting heritage efforts.
RMEF provided $524,910 that leveraged $10,239,949 in partner dollars. The grant funding includes financial support for two Wyoming wildfire restoration projects announced earlier this year.
Dating back to 1986, RMEF and its partners completed 950 conservation and hunting heritage outreach projects in Wyoming with a combined value of more than $211.8 million. These projects conserved or enhanced 1,343,798 acres of habitat and opened or improved public access to 251,325 acres.
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is known for obviously improving the herds of elk and their habitat, but they do so much more than that. As seen above, they are benefiting lands, habitat, and wildlife of all kinds through their wildfire restoration efforts as well as financial contributions throughout the state. It is a wonderful thing to see in action. As always, let us know all of your thoughts in the Comments below! We always appreciate your feedback.