Category: Conservation News

  • DU continues sponsorship of NHF Day

    The 2020 National Hunting and Fishing Day is set for Saturday, Sept. 2 MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Sept. 21, 2020 – Ducks Unlimited (DU) is proud to continue its sponsorship of National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day), set for Sept. 26. Each year, NHF Day brings together sportsmen and women to celebrate the rich tradition […]

  • Vallery inducted into Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation’s Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation congratulates Peggy Anne Vallery, a member of the NWTF National Board of Directors, on her induction into the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation’s Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame. Wildlife for Tomorrow exists to accelerate and magnify the impact of the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s mission to conserve and protect […]

  • NWTF-participating workgroup honored for national R3 efforts

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — A national workgroup in which NWTF participates was recently honored for its work furthering the recruitment, retention and reactivation (R3) of hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts.  The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies honored partners in the National R3 Implementation Workgroup with the 2020 Special Recognition Award during the organization’s annual meeting recently. The […]

  • Pebble executives brag of friendly relationships with Alaska’s elected officials to undercover ‘investors’

    Shocking tapes also highlight deception about the true scope of Pebble’s plans for the headwaters of Bristol Bay ANCHORAGE—SalmonState today expressed shock and anger at the revelations contained in a series of undercover Environmental Investigation Agency videos exposing the Pebble Partnerships’ true plans for a mine at the headwaters of Bristol Bay — and executives’ relationships with […]

  • Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever Launches 2020 Hunter Mentor Challenge in Partnership with ALPS OutdoorZ

    St. Paul, Minn. – Sept. 18, 2020 – Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever has partnered with ALPS OutdoorZ to challenge upland hunters to preserve the nation’s outdoor lifestyle by taking a new or lapsed hunter afield in 2020-2021. The Hunter Mentor Challenge is aimed at restoring hunter numbers in the United States, a critical centerpiece for wildlife habitat conservation efforts […]

  • DU awarded grant to scale-up help for producers

    New soil health program integrates financial assistance for prairies producers with enhanced training and mentorship BROOKINGS, S.D. – Sept. 18, 2020 – The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today Ducks Unlimited (DU) and partners have been awarded a $8.73 million NRCS Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) grant to develop a producer-focused program, named Scaling Soil […]

  • Hunters and Anglers Applaud Senate Committee for Considering the MAPLand Act

    Sportsmen and women call for swift passage of important public land access legislation (Washington D.C.)—Hunters and anglers around the nation voiced support for the bipartisan Modernizing Access to our Public Land Act as the bill received its first congressional hearing on Capitol Hill. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining held […]

  • This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Country Music Artist Lucas Hoge

    (Houston, TX- September 17, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Lucas Hoge, country music artist and outdoor television personality.    Some people are just born communicators and Lucas Hoge has that gift. Fans know this because Hoge’s new album Dirty South ascended to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Country Album […]

  • Sara Parker Pauley Elected 2020-2021 President of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

    Washington D.C. (September 15, 2020) – The membership of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) elected Sara Parker Pauley, Director of the Missouri Department of Conservation, as its new president during its 110th Virtual Annual Meeting.  Director Pauley will serve as AFWA President through September 2021. In accepting AFWA’s Presidency, Pauley expressed gratitude for the […]

  • AFWA Honors its 2020 Annual Awards Recipients

    Washington D.C. (September 15, 2020)- The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies recognized eleven individuals, three state agencies and one private landowner for their dedication to advancing fish and wildlife conservation at the Association’s Annual Awards Ceremony held virtually on September 14, 2020. SETH GORDON AWARD Gordon Myers received AFWA’s top honor, the Seth Gordon Award, for […]