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RMEF Honored for Public Access and Habitat Stewardship

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has received the Public Lands Foundation’s (PLF) 2018 Landscape Stewardship Award for RMEF’s leadership in conserving wildlife habitat and improving access on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). “The RMEF has been a long-time leader in working with the BLM, state and federal agencies, private landowners and other partners to conserve wildlife and enhance access to public lands for hunters, anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy,“ said Ed Shepard, PLF president. “RMEF’s unique niche as a grassroots, member-driven organization has made a measurable impact as a passionate and effective advocate, working from the ground up to champion access and habitat improvement projects across the country.”

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