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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Turns 30...
• Enhanced or protected 112,760 acres of land toward an overall lifetime mark of more than 6.4 million acres
• Opened or secured access to 62,027 acres toward an overall lifetime mark of more than 707,000 acres
• Completed 562 projects bringing lifetime number of projects to 8,651
• Unveiled $30 million Torstenson Family Endowment to further core mission programs of permanent land protection, habitat stewardship, elk restoration and hunting heritage
• Restored a wild elk herd to Missouri
• Fueled continuing elk restoration project in Virginia
• Recorded fifth straight year of record membership, now at 203,703
• Provided 357 grants in 44 states for hunting heritage and conservation outreach, directly reaching more than 184,000 children and adults
• Maintained the highest rating of 4 stars from Charity Navigator, America’s top charity ratings service
• Announced 100 percent of revenue from national convention tags to be awarded to individual states to benefit wildlife conservation
• Topped 100,000 Facebook followers.