Conservation Leaders Support Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act of 2017

American Woodcock Society * Archery Trade Association * Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies * Campfire Club of America * Catch-A-Dream Foundation * Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation * Conservation Force * Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports * Delta Waterfowl * Ducks Unlimited * Houston Safari Club * Izaak Walton League * Mule Deer Foundation * National Wild Turkey …

Tapping Into Locavores as Potential Hunters

Via: The Wildlife Society As hunter numbers continue to decrease in the United States, researchers looking for ways to recruit nontraditional hunters may have found a group to tap into — locavores, or people who prefer to buy and eat local foods. In a new study published in The Wildlife Society Bulletin, researchers surveyed subscribers of “Edible Finger Lakes,” a magazine in the …

Secretary Zinke and Interior Leadership host First-Ever Public Lands Access for Veterans Meeting at Interior

via: Department of the Interior 10/27/2017 Date: October 26, 2017 Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON – As part of “National Hunting and Fishing Month”​ ​​today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke hosted a first-of-it’s-kind meeting with veteran service organizations to share experiences and ideas to make public lands more accessible to veterans with and without disabilities. The Hunting and Fishing Access …

Strengthening State/Industry Partnerships

via: Wildlife Management Institute  Many state fish and wildlife agencies know how important it is to develop and maintain strong relationships with industry partners – particularly those partners who contribute 10 or 11 percent of their sales to the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Funds. However, there is one action that agency leadership and staff might consider when trying to …