RMEF Elk Research

Oct 22, 2019 | Conservation

Highlighting the success of hunting associations and organizations in promoting and enhancing wildlife conservation efforts, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) announced today that they were able to allocate more than one million dollars in funding to several elk-related research projects in 2019.

So far in 2019, RMEF provided funding for 33 different research projects in California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Below are a few examples of RMEF’s 2019 research endeavors:

  • California – Northern California elk population and recruitment
  • Colorado – Impact of increasing human recreation on declining calf recruitment
  • North Carolina – Great Smoky Mountains elk monitoring, connectivity & management
  • New Mexico – Effects of Mexican wolves on elk, habitat use

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