November 28, 2016
Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame to Induct RMEF’s Munson
MISSOULA, Mont.—The Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame recently named Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation co-founder Bob Munson among its 2016 inductees.
“I am humbled and grateful for this honor,” said Munson. “I am especially proud that RMEF was born in Montana and still calls this great state home. I thank my wife, Vicki, who also played a key role in shaping RMEF, for always being by my side and supporting me.”
“This recognition is most deserving,” said David Allen, RMEF
Munson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1964 from the University of Montana. He served his country for four years as a U.S. Army captain. Munson was one of four Montana elk hunters who founded RMEF in 1984. He led RMEF in an executive capacity through 14 years of substantial growth and conservation achievement. He and wife Vicki, who have six children, currently serve as co-chairmen of the RMEF Habitat Council along with co-founder Charlie Decker and his wife, Yvonne. Munson is also
The Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame was created to honor individuals, both living and posthumous, who made significant and lasting contributions to the restoration and conservation of Montana's wildlife and wild places. The focus of the awards is not only to recognize Montana's historical and contemporary conservation leaders, but also to capture the stories of these individuals in an effort to contribute to public awareness and education.
Munson and his fellow inductees will have their names recorded by the Montana Historical Society and take part in induction ceremonies December 3, 2016, in Helena.