|Courtesy Warren Walker|
That’s because our conservation partners at Nationwide Insurance again invited RMEF to take part in its Preserve Your Passion contest. Outdoor lovers will have the opportunity to vote online for their favorite conservation effort. We would like to earn your vote. Here’s our pitch:
Celebrating its fourth decade of ensuring the future of elk, elk country and our hunting heritage, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation conducted more than 9,300 projects to date, enhancing or protecting more than 6.6 million acres of habitat. Along the way, RMEF also opened or secured public access to 769,302 acres for hunters and others to enjoy. In addition, RMEF helped restore elk to their native range in six states and helped protect winter and summer ranges, migration corridors, calving grounds and other crucial areas for elk and a vast array of wildlife.
The competition begins on June 2, 2015, and runs through June 30. You can vote one time per day.
Go HERE and make sure you click on the RMEF logo before casting your vote for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Fill in your personal information on the right and click the "Submit Your Vote Now" button.
Here’s the breakdown of prize money:
- $25,000 grand prize
- $10,000 runner-up
- $5,000 third place
- $2,000 to all other participants
Last year, RMEF finished in a tie for second place and received a $5,000 donation from Nationwide.
As always, thank you for your continuing support!