Montana Groups Working to Establish New Bighorn Sheep Population in Bridger Mountain Range

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Bozeman, Montana. January 9, 2020. After three years of collaborative efforts between the Montana Wild Sheep Foundation and the Montana Wool Growers Association, establishing a new bighorn sheep population in the Bridger Mountains east of Bozeman has taken another step forward.

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SCI Members Making a Difference – Member – Mia Anstine

Mia Anstine

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Meet Mia Anstine, active member of SCI, writer, photographer, hunting guide and instructor in archery, firearms and other outdoor-related skills. She’s an engaging speaker, commentator and instructor. Mia’s work has been featured on television, radio and in newspapers and magazines. She is also a champion for hunting, conservation and firearms ownership.

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Pope and Young Announces Remi Warren as 2020 Convention Featured Speaker

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Chatfield, MN – Pope and Young Club is proud to announce Remi Warren as the featured speaker for the annual convention in Chantilly, Virginia, March 26-28. Remi has worked as a hunting guide, outfitter, outdoor writer, photographer, videographer, and TV personality. As host of the television series, Apex Predator, Remi studied the uniqueness of a single animal. As co-host of Solo Hunters on the Outdoor Channel, Remi heads into the mountains and films his hunts alone, playing the role of hunter, cameraman, producer, and adventurer simultaneously. When not guiding or filming, Remi works as a field editor for Western Hunter Magazine, sharing hunting tips and tricks. You may also catch him on Joe Rogan’s podcast or episodes of MeatEater TV, hunting alongside his friend, Steven Rinella, traveling across the globe, harvesting, and preparing wild meat along the way.

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What is the Western Bear Foundation?

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Here are a few videos that highlight what the Western Bear Foundation is and what they do.

It’s great when someone asks what the Western Bear Foundation is?

Feel free to share around.

It is the giving season, the Western Bear Foundation is always looking for donations and funding to help with projects and research.

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New Trail Opens Hunter, Hiker Access to Crazy Mountains

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MISSOULA, Mont.—Thanks to the construction of a new trail, hunters now have access to the west side of Montana’s Crazy Mountains just in time for Montana’s youth hunt and general rifle season.

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MYSTERY RANCH Announces Hunter Conservation Program

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Bozeman, MT. – MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading backpack company devoted to making mission-specific packs recently launched the MYSTERY RANCH Hunter Conservation Program, a system designed to improve the cumbersome process of donation requests.

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Increase in wildlife-based recreation contributes more to Wyoming economy in 2017

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Cheyenne – Hunters, anglers and wildlife watchers in Wyoming contributed more than $1 billion to Wyoming’s economy during 2017, according to a new analysis by the University of Wyoming. It’s a 2.3 percent increase from 2016 due to more people heading outdoors.

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Firewood fast fact: Burn only certified, heat-treated wood

Don't Move FirewoodTemperatures around the state are dipping into the chillier numbers, with some regions seeing snow fly! If you’re planning to camp or enjoy a bonfire, when it comes to firewood, please wait until you get to your destination to buy firewood locally.

Aged or seasoned wood still can transport invasive species from one location to another. Just because the wood is dry doesn’t mean that bugs can’t crawl onto it. Only certified, heat-treated wood bearing the U.S. Department of Agriculture stamp is safe from pests and diseases. If you can’t find certified firewood – buy it where you burn it! This and other tips are available on the Firewood Awareness Month webpage.

RMEF, SAF Oppose Yellowstone Grizzly Ruling

Rocky Mountain Elk FoundationSportsmen’s Alliance FoundationMISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation disagree with a judge’s decision to vacate the delisting of the Greater Yellowstone grizzly population by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The ruling places the population back on the endangered species list. [Read more…]

RMEF Seeking Candidates for Regional Director Slot

Rocky Mountain Elk FoundationAR, LA, OK Regional Director

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, (www.rmef.org) a non-profit wildlife habitat conservation organization seeks a performance motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills to engage and manage volunteer activities, event fundraising and major gift fundraising in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. BS/equivalent degree and 5 years of experience in business, marketing, and fundraising required. Volunteer management experience and a pro-hunting background are critical attributes. Extensive weekday and weekend travel required. Successful applicant will be required to live in Arkansas. Email cover letter and resume to jobs@rmef.org. Closes October 8th. RMEF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V [Read more…]