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Help Create the Next Generation of Outdoor Writers

Outdoor writers are not born to the job. They are made often through experience gained as students writing about California outdoor activities. Some get that experience while writing and photographing for student publications or working as interns at local newspapers. Many are impeded from successful work by a lack of funds to travel to destinations …

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RMEF Tops 8 Million Acres in Mission Accomplishment

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently surpassed more than eight million acres of lifetime conservation work over its 36-year history.

“This is a noteworthy landmark and one worth celebrating, yet what we’re really talking about is significant, measurable on the ground conservation accomplishment that permanently protects or enhances wildlife habitat across elk country and benefits a majestic and iconic species,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO. “The trickle down effects also positively impact countless game and non-game species alike, improve public access and benefit our hunting tradition.”

‘Tis the season

Executive Director’s Message Newsletter: December 2020 – January 2021  We’ve come into Fall and soon Winter will be upon us. As the seasons change, the holidays cannot be far behind. The hectic pace may have slowed a bit, what with all the challenges we face today. But our efforts at sharing the happiness of the …

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EIC Award Winners

Best in the West: OWAC Recognizes Region’s Top Outdoors/Adventure Media Communication Pros Outdoor Writers Association of California (OWAC) – the leading organization of professional outdoor media communicators in the western region – has announced their annual Excellence in Craft Award winners. From fly-fishing to leaf peeping, cooking on the trail to vital legislation news and …

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CaliforniaFallColor.com wins Best Outdoor Internet Site

CaliforniaFallColor.com has been named California’s Best Outdoor Internet Site for 2020. The honor (presented by the Outdoor Writers Association of California resulting from its annual Excellence in Craft Media Communications Competition) was given to this site by a panel of nationally recognized, award-winning, outdoor media professionals who selected entries on the basis of “the highest level …

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