RMEF Pledges $600K to Restore Elk in Missouri, Virginia

MISSOULA, Mont.—After years of support for elk restoration proposals in Missouri and Virginia, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has committed $600,000 to help both states restore a game species lost from their landscapes for more than a century.

Both states recently approved elk restoration plans and RMEF pledged $300,000 each.

“We’re proud to step forward and put money ‘on the ground’ for these projects. No doubt, our great volunteers, members and supporters will continue to raise additional funds for both states,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “Restoring elk back into Missouri and Virginia is going to be a tremendous legacy in conservation.” [Read more…]