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Devil’s Canyon – Elk Country Chronicles

In RMEF at Workby RMEFLeave a Comment

Just a few years later, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation teamed up with others, including lead partner—the Trust for Public Land– federal, local and state government officials, and scores of RMEF volunteers who pooled their time and talents to raise the necessary funding. Together, this united band purchased the ranch and placed it into public ownership—now managed by the Bureau of Land Management Nestled in the western slopes of the Big Horn Mountains about 15 …

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College Students Take to the Sky In Search of Elk

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Sometimes the best classroom is a helicopter. At least, that’s the case for some students in the Forestry program at the University of Kentucky. Tasked with keeping an eye on southeastern Kentucky’s growing elk population, a group of students took to the sky to survey both whitetail deer and elk. “There’s quite a few of them now in eastern Kentucky,” Dr. Cox told WKYT-TV. “We think maybe 10,000 elk or more that are there. Which …

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This IS Hunting – Episode 4

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As the elk begin to head for their morning bedding area, the bulls work hard to keep their harems separated. Wet tracks along the water leave sign that they are nearby and to take every step with caution. The suns heat is building and swirling winds make any move risky.

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Arizona Archery Elk Hunt

In From The Fieldby Crux CinemaLeave a Comment

What began as a hunt for my friend’s father Mike Bland took a turn for the worse. His MSA Disease took control of his life limiting his ability to get out for his final elk hunt. Mike has had much success over the years and passed his knowledge on to his children. David and Jake owners of Crux Cinema planned on this film being about Mike. This is a great story with meaning showcasing the …

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Eastern Oregon Enters Phase III of Wolf Management

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After staff documented a third consecutive year of seven or more breeding pairs in Eastern Oregon, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife implemented Phase III of wolf management. In February 2017, The Oregon Court of Appeals granted the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s application to file a friend-of-the-Court brief in a lawsuit by animal rights groups seeking to eliminate state wildlife management in Oregon.

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Arizona Volunteers Adopt a Ranch to Help Wildlife

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For Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation volunteers in central Arizona, rolling up their sleeves isn’t just satisfying—it’s habit-forming. Members of the RMEF Red Mountain Chapter held their annual adopt-a-ranch project in 2016 south of Winslow. More than two dozen volunteers, including 10 youth, teamed up with the Arizona Game and Fish Department and the owner of the Chevelon Butte Cattle Company to carry out three separate projects. One group removed damage fencing, including barb wire and …

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British Columbia to Help Feed Elk

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Help is on the way for elk dealing with the aftereffects of a tough winter and huge amounts of snowfall. The government is offering $40,000 to purchase hay which will be distributed through the region as part of an emergency feeding effort.   “I have hunted here for almost 25 years and I know our elk and deer numbers are down,” said Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett told BC Local News. “With ungulate populations already …