In 2014, Les Kouba Outdoors and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) signed a multi-year first of its kind public/private agreement to benefit an important conservation issue that is plaguing an iconic animal: the moose. Moose populations have decreased 52% since 2010. In response, Les Kouba Outdoors and the DNR partnered together to educate the public on the plight of the moose and to raise funds for moose research and population management. In this partnership, the 2014 critical habitat license plate was created featuring a previously unpublished Les Kouba image of a bull moose. Proceeds from the sale of the license plate benefit critical habitat. Wanting to do more, Les Kouba Outdoors committed to donate a portion of the sales from merchandise and sponsorships to the DNR for the critical research needed to restore the population of the iconic Minnesota moose.
Les Kouba Outdoors aims to unite generations of wildlife lovers to the special heritage, value and iconic status of moose in Minnesota through the magnificence of Les Kouba art; continuing his devotion to conservation; his charitable legacy and our collective outdoor heritage. The Call of the Moose Minnesota campaign will become a catalyst partner, based on the lifetime achievements of Les Kouba, that creates new value, excites and delights all outdoor and nature enthusiasts through strategic partnerships and products that promote, enhance, epitomize and drive great outdoor lifestyle traditions and the legacy of moose in Minnesota.
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When you visit our online store, you’ll find wildlife artist Les Kouba’s incredible legacy available for purchase, including wildlife art prints, limited edition artwork, furniture, apparel and more! Les Kouba’s artwork makes for a great gift giving idea for house warming, weddings, or special events!