Elk Restoration Featured on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio

News & Tips: Elk Restoration Featured on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio...


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Kyle Weaver, CEO of Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Host Rob Keck has two distinctive guests for this week’s Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio show. With early archery elk seasons opening in many parts of the West in a few weeks, Rob’s guests will discuss elk restoration and the wise conservation management of this prized species. Elk restoration is one of the great conservation achievements, funded largely by hunters and supported by and through the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF).

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Dan McDonald, Wildlife Biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Rob’s first guest is Kyle Weaver, CEO of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation who is an avid hunter as well as passionate conservationist. Keck’s second guest is Daniel McDonald.  He’s a Wildlife Biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service working at Wichita Mountains Refuge in southwestern Oklahoma. McDonald will discuss news of the great success with elk restoration in Oklahoma.

Tune in to catch these exclusive interviews Saturday, August 18, at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET on RURAL RADIO, found exclusively on RURAL RADIO SiriusXM Channel 147.

Each week, Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World draws upon outdoor experts from across the country, including those within the Bass Pro Shops family.  Rob Keck, Bass Pro Shops’ director of conservation, and his guests provide listeners with the latest information about hunting, fishing and wildlife conservation.

About Bass Pro Shops®

Bass Pro Shops is North America’s premier outdoor and Conservation Company. Founded in 1972 when avid young angler Johnny Morris began selling tackle out of his father’s liquor store in Springfield, Missouri, today the company provides customers with unmatched offerings spanning premier destination retail, outdoor equipment manufacturing, world-class resort destinations and more. In 2017 Bass Pro Shops acquired Cabela’s to create a “best-of-the-best” experience with superior products, dynamic locations and outstanding customer service. Bass Pro Shops also operates White River Marine Group, offering an unsurpassed collection of industry-leading boat brands, and Big Cedar Lodge, America’s Premier Wilderness Resort. Under the visionary conservation leadership of Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops is a national leader in protecting habitat and introducing families to the outdoors and has been named by Forbes as “one of America’s Best Employers.”


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