Volunteers for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation are perhaps best known for organizing and hosting big game banquets. Funds raised at those gatherings go directly toward RMEF’s conservation mission of ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. But they do much more than that.
Check out these numbers from volunteer projects carried out in 2017:
1200+ Volunteers14,300+ Hours130+ Projects115+ Chapters30 States
The above figures include on-the-ground habitat projects as well as hunting heritage and conservation outreach. Many RMEF-funded State Grants have volunteer engagement. Habitat projects include both RMEF grant-funded projects as well as stand-alone volunteer projects. Here are few state-by-state examples: