Tag: American System of Conservation Funding

  • CSF Leads Charge to Sustain Bedrock Fisheries Conservation Law in both House and Senate

    CSF Leads Charge to Sustain Bedrock Fisheries Conservation Law in both House and Senate

    (WASHINGTON, D.C.)— Over the last week, the United States Congress has introduced two bills to safeguard the most significant fisheries conservation funding program in the nation. Last Friday, the Sport Fish Restoration, Recreational Boating Safety, and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2021 was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Co-Chair Rep. […]

  • Arkansas Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Saves Funding for Fish and Wildlife Management in the State

    Arkansas Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Saves Funding for Fish and Wildlife Management in the State

    On April 29, Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus member Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law House Bill 1957 (HB 1957), the Arkansas Sovereignty Act of 2021, which seeks to reaffirm second amendment protections within the state. Shortly before the enactment of HB 1957, Governor Hutchinson vetoed a bill with the same title. While both bills were similar, the previously passed Senate Bill 298 (SB […]

  • 31 National Hunting & Fishing Day Proclamations Signed by Governor’s this Year, CSF Leads Effort

    31 National Hunting & Fishing Day Proclamations Signed by Governor’s this Year, CSF Leads Effort

    September 29, 2020 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation led the effort through the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus to recognize National Hunting and Fishing Day, resulting in 31 Governors signing proclamations declaring Saturday, September 26, 2020 as National Hunting and Fishing Day in their respective states to acknowledge sportsmen and women for their contributions to America’s conservation. In 1972, the […]

  • CSF Leads Efforts in Support of Maintaining the Openness of Public Lands and Waters

    CSF Leads Efforts in Support of Maintaining the Openness of Public Lands and Waters

    April 9, 2020 (WASHINGTON. D.C.)  – Yesterday, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) and 50 members of the American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP) as well as the nation’s top fishing conservation organizations signed on to a letter that was sent to Governors, state legislators, and state agency fish and wildlife leaders, encouraging them to retain opportunities, where possible, for […]

  • House Committee Passes Two Top Priority Conservation Bills

    House Committee Passes Two Top Priority Conservation Bills

    December 5, 2019 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Earlier today, the House Natural Resources Committee voted to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act and the Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act on a strong bipartisan vote, two top priority pieces of legislation for the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF). Since the beginning of this Congress, CSF has worked to help […]

  • Significant Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation Bill Introduced in the Senate

    Significant Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation  Bill Introduced in the Senate

    July 11, 2019 (Washington, DC) – Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Member (CSC) Senator Jim Risch (ID), and CSC Senate Leaders Senators Deb Fischer (NE), Martin Heinrich (NM), John Boozman (AR), and Joe Manchin (WV) were joined by fellow CSC Members Senators Lamar Alexander (TN), Doug Jones (AL), Tom Cotton (AR), and Angus King (ME) in introducing the Modernizing the […]

  • Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Praises House Passage of Target Range Access Bill

    Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Praises House Passage of  Target Range Access Bill

    April 30, 2019 (Washington, DC) – Yesterday, the U.S. House passed the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act (H.R. 1222) on a voice vote. Sponsored by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Members Congressmen Ron Kind (WI), Rob Bishop (UT), and Duncan Hunter (CA), this legislation is a long-time priority for the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) and the sporting community. […]