Bill Stevens, the now-retired but always-tireless conservation programs manager for Federal Cartridge Co., has received Conservationist of the Year honors from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.Stevens, of Fridley, Minn., was honored during the 26th annual RMEF convention, which concluded March 7 in Reno, Nev.The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Conservationist of the Year Award recognizes individuals who we believe have made a difference for wildlife on a national scale— people who are making the world a better place for future generations—and Bill Stevens is certainly deserving of such recognition, said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO.A summary of Stevens career contributions to conservation and other causes: