Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Honored by Boone and Crockett Club
MISSOULA, Mont. -(Ammoland.com)- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is the recipient of the Boone and Crockett Club’s third Conservation and Stewardship Award.
The award is given annually to the organization or entity that best exemplifies excellence in conservation and wildlife and land stewardship – core values of the Boone and Crockett Club and its founder, Theodore Roosevelt.
Two of the Foundation’s founders, Bob Munson and Charlie Decker were recognized at a dinner hosted by the Club in Spokane, Washington, as part of the 82nd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference.
RMEF was founded in 1984 in Montana with the mission to protect and enhance America’s most vital elk country and promote stewardship that benefits a wide range of wildlife.
To date, the conservation group has helped conserve 7.1 million acres and completed more than 10,000 conservation, education and hunting heritage projects across 49 states and eight provinces.
When the group began, there were approximately 550,000 elk in North America. Today, there are more than one million wild elk in 28 states.
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