The Kootenay Elk Hunting Associations mission is to promote and educate conservation, angling, hunting, trapping, shooting sports and outdoor-oriented activities. To encourage membership within the Kootenay Elk Hunting Association that profess an interest in the outdoors, including the protection of fish and wildlife habitat and resources. To promote conservation among its members and to protect the natural resources of the Province of British Columbia and the region of the Kootenay’s, its soils, minerals, forests, water and wildlife. To promote, encourage and support the propagation of game, fish species and their natural habitat. To assist and encourage the enforcement of game laws, which are in keeping with the aims and objectives of the Kootenay Elk Hunting Association and to strive for enhanced laws and programs when considered necessary. To work cooperatively with government and like-minded groups towards common goals for the greater good of the greater number. To educate members and the general population of our province about conservation, habitat and resources as well as outdoor and hunting safety. To promote and practice ethical behaviour at all times. To keep members apprised of The Kootenay Elk Hunting Association news through the publication of its social media platforms and meetings. To communicate openly and honestly with members in an environment of trust and understanding. To support the objectives of The Kootenay Elk Hunting Association. To protect and enhance the privileges of its members in the wise and ethical use of our resources.