BIG Things are Coming

Pope and Young, America’s leading bowhunting organization is excited to announce that events for their 32nd Biennial Convention have officially been committed to and locked in.  The convention will take place in Reno, NV July 14th to the 17th. This year’s convention is set to be one the best ones yet! With big things in… Continue reading BIG Things are Coming

National Deer Association (NDA) Announces New Partnership with HuntPro

The National Deer Association (NDA) has announced a new partnership with HuntPro, a groundbreaking technology that helps hunters, wildlife professionals and scientists understand and manage wildlife populations through trail-camera images. NDA Members can learn more and subscribe to HuntPro at a special discounted rate by visiting www.huntpro.app/nda. In addition, HuntPro will donate 10% of each NDA Member subscription back… Continue reading National Deer Association (NDA) Announces New Partnership with HuntPro

DNR Seeking Public’s Help To Prevent Spreading Invasive Species

June is Invasive Species Action Month in Wisconsin, and easy steps like brushing mud and dirt from boots before hiking in a new area can help prevent accidentally spreading the seeds of invasive plants. / Photo Credit: North American Invasive Species Management Association

MADISON, Wis. – June is Invasive Species Action Month, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is asking Wisconsinites and visitors to take simple precautions to avoid spreading invasive, nonnative plants and animals in our woods, waters and land year-round.   Invasive species are nonnative plants, animals and diseases that cause great ecological, environmental or economic… Continue reading DNR Seeking Public’s Help To Prevent Spreading Invasive Species

The Association Commends the Distribution of Over $34.5 Million in Funding for Fish Habitat Conservation Projects in 34 States

The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is pleased to see the National Fish Habitat Partnership program assist in providing more than $34.5 million to support 85 fish habitat conservation projects in 34 states. These projects represent nearly an 8-to-1 match for federal funding with partnership project funding from other sources.  Collaborative partnerships between the state fish… Continue reading The Association Commends the Distribution of Over $34.5 Million in Funding for Fish Habitat Conservation Projects in 34 States

DU to Congress: Waterfowling is essential to outdoor economy

DU Chief Policy Officer Zach Hartman testifies on “The State of Outdoor Tourism, Recreation and Ecotourism.”

Chief Policy Officer Zach Hartman testifies before Senate subcommittee Today, Ducks Unlimited (DU) Chief Policy Officer Zach Hartman testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation’s Tourism, Trade and Export Promotion Subcommittee. The hearing was titled “The State of Outdoor Tourism, Recreation and Ecotourism,” and, as the world’s leader in wetlands conservation,… Continue reading DU to Congress: Waterfowling is essential to outdoor economy

Sale of Arkansas Public Lands Cancelled Following BHA Pushback

BHA Arkansas chapter led opposition by sportsmen and women to sale of Pine Tree WDA, relied upon by generations of hunters and anglers PINE TREE, Ark. – Prime fish and game habitat in eastern Arkansas will remain publicly owned and publicly accessible following today’s cancellation of a planned land sale that was strongly opposed by… Continue reading Sale of Arkansas Public Lands Cancelled Following BHA Pushback

National Deer Association’s Matt Ross Hosts June Beer & Deer Webinar

The National Deer Association (NDA) Director of Conservation, Matt Ross will host today’s Beer & Deer webinar. Supporters can tune in today, June 14, at 7:00 p.m. EST for this month’s episode: How to Become a Deer Jawbone Aging Expert. To register for this, and other NDA Beer & Deer webinars, please visit the Beer & Deer… Continue reading National Deer Association’s Matt Ross Hosts June Beer & Deer Webinar

Campspot Launches Mobile App in Time for Busiest Season Following 220% Increase in Bookings in 2020

Campers can now easily book camping trip with access to over 110,000 campsites in the U.S. and Canada with the swipe of a finger Campspot, the leading online marketplace for RV resorts, family campgrounds, cabins, glamping options and more, today announced the launch of a mobile app to make it even easier for campers to search,… Continue reading Campspot Launches Mobile App in Time for Busiest Season Following 220% Increase in Bookings in 2020

The Big Gear Show Interviews Mike Massey

Background Mike Massey is the Former chairman of GOA. He is the former owner of three outdoor gear shops in Louisiana, called (appropriately) Massey’s, and is the founder and current owner of Locally.com, a service for local specialty retailers that connect online shoppers to nearby stores and brands within the specialty outdoor space.  In a… Continue reading The Big Gear Show Interviews Mike Massey

The Association Applauds the Reintroduction of the Sport Fish Restoration, Recreational Boating Safety, and Wildlife Restoration Act in the House and Urges Action Now

The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies is excited to see the reintroduction of the Sport Fish Restoration, Recreational Boating Safety, and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2021 (H.R. 3702) in the House on Friday, June 4, 2021. This bipartisan legislation, led by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) along with Reps. Veasey, Westerman, Wittman,… Continue reading The Association Applauds the Reintroduction of the Sport Fish Restoration, Recreational Boating Safety, and Wildlife Restoration Act in the House and Urges Action Now