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 …

Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Leaders Promote Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund

On October 3, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Members joined representatives from the sportsmen’s conservation community on Capitol Hill to promote Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act of 2017 (H.R. 2591/S. 1613) at a Breakfast Briefing hosted by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF). H.R. 2591 was introduced in the House in May by CSC leadership, including Congressmen Austin Scott …

Why We Need to Teach Children to Hunt

Below is an article by Dr. John Huber that appeared in the Outdoor Wire The outdoor industry advocates for outreach, especially to the next generation. We all take it as accepted wisdom that teaching outdoor skills is beneficial, but that’s not a concept easily accepted by some. If you’ve never experienced a sunrise from a blind or watched the sun sink …

Secretary Zinke Announces Greater Access for Sportsmen and Hikers in Arizona’s Santa Teresa Mountains

Date: September 20, 2017 Contacts: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will acquire the 600-acre ET Ranch to increase access for hunters, hikers, and backpackers to the Santa Teresa Wilderness Area in Arizona. The acquisition was hailed by Anglers United, AZ Antelope Foundation, AZ Bass Federatoin, AZ …