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Volunteer News | August 14, 2012

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Elk Hunting & Country Music—July 30, 2011
Elk101.com and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation are excited to announce the 1st annual Elk Hunting & Country Music Event to be held on Saturday July 30, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Nampa Civic Center. Guest seminar speakers will be back-country bowhunter Cameron Hanes and World Champion Elk Caller Corey Jacobsen. The event will also feature country music entertainer Andy Griggs in an intimate concert setting. Seating is limited and ticket prices start at just $9 with family ticket packages available. Click here for more details and to order tickets:


RMEF Military Appreciation Night—Headwaters Country Jam—June 24, 2011
RMEF is sponsoring a Military Appreciation Night for veterans and active military on June 24 at the Headwaters Country Jam music festival near Three Forks. Veterans and active military will have a chance to win a one-year RMEF supporting membership or a Browning Commemorative Rifle. The Great Elk Tour will also be on hand to showcase some of the world’s largest bull elk. For more information click here:


Foley Ridge-False Brome Containment Project—June 21, 2011
Fifteen volunteers are needed on Tuesday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide and operate weed eaters and power mowers to mow false brome on 60 acres at McKenzie Bridge. Please RSVP if you would like to help out on this project. Contact RMEF volunteer project coordinator Kati McCrae, kmmccrae@yahoo.com, (541) 521-0251.



Wildcat Canyon-Lady C Ranch Conservation Project Dedication—June 18, 2011
The RMEF, U.S. Forest Service and Whitlow Family invite you to join them at 2 p.m. on June 18 at the Lady C Ranch to celebrate and dedicate the Wildcat Canyon conservation project—an effort more than 10 years in the making to permanently protect 2,400 acres of the Whitlow’s property as part of the Black Hills National Forest. A reception/social hour and RMEF BBQ ($10/meal) will follow starting at 4:30 p.m. at the Custer State Park Creekside Lodge. Please RSVP for reception/BBQ to Larry Gehrke, Gehrke.larry@gmail.com, 605-390-3771. In case of extreme inclement weather, all activities will be held at Creekside Lodge in Custer State Park beginning at 3 p.m. For more information on the day’s festivities and directions to the event click here:

Wildcat Canyon Dedication Invitation



Snoqualmie Ranger District Volunteer Clean-Up Day—July 16, 2011
Volunteers are needed Saturday, July 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to pick up trash in the Greenwater and Wilkeson areas. Interested persons should meet in the parking lot at the fairgrounds in Enumclaw. Contact Ian Canaan, Forest Service, 206-510-6496.



Red Canyon Chapter Sets Record
The Red Canyon Chapter in Lander recently set a new Wyoming record for Legacy donations, bringing in 21 during their banquet on April 16, 2011. The chapter has also caught the $100K Total Chapter Activity fever: they hit the mark for the third time in 4 years at their 354-person banquet. And the committee rounded up seven great rifles for the Rifle Raffle at Elk Camp in Reno. Way to go Red Canyon Chapter!

2011 Wyoming State Raffle
The Wyoming State Leadership Team is proud to announce the 2011 State Raffle. Win a $30,000 voucher good towards any vehicle at any Fremont Motor Dealership. Three thousand tickets will be sold for $50 each. Twelve other cash prizes will also be offered. For more information contact Tom 307-689-6153 or Donae 307-840-0932. To purchase tickets online click https://events.rmef.org/ and select “Wyoming State Chapter Raffle.”