Tag: Aurelia Skipwith

  • This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Aurelia Skipwith, Immediate Past Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

    (Houston, TX- January 20, 2021) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Aurelia Skipwith, Immediate Past Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Ms. Skipwith was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. She graduated from the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities in Muncie, Indiana and then earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology […]

  • Mule Deer Foundation Lauds Decision to Remove Gray Wolves from Endangered Species List

    Salt Lake City, Utah: The Mule Deer Foundation thanks Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Director Aurelia Skipwith for today’s decision to delist the gray wolf in the lower 48 states. Wolves are well established now throughout the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes states. In Idaho, Montana, and […]

  • Secretary Bernhardt Proposes Historic Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities

    New hunting and fishing opportunities across 2.3 million acres at 97 national wildlife refuges and 9 national fish hatcheries WASHINGTON – Continuing the Trump Administration’s significant efforts to increase recreational access on public lands, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced today a historic proposal for new and expanded hunting and fishing opportunities across more than 2.3 […]

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Director Skipwith Thanks Boone and Crockett Club Members for Conservation Leadership

    MISSOULA, Mont. (March 12, 2020) – Last night, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director Aurelia Skipwith addressed more than 125 professional and regular members of the Boone and Crockett Club during their annual dinner at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in Omaha, Nebraska. The Club has been holding the dinner since the […]

  • Donald Trump Jr. Helps SCI Top Its 48th Annual Convention With A Record Auction To Benefit Education

    Washington, DC (FEBRUARY 11, 2020) – Safari Club International ended its annual Convention in Reno, Nevada this year on a star-studded high note. Highlighting the evening, with the help of Donald Trump Jr., was a record $340,000 raised at auction to benefit the SCI Foundation Sables and their efforts to educate the world about the […]

  • DU Applauds Skipwith USFWS Confirmation

    Ducks Unlimited applauds the Senate’s confirmation of Aurelia Skipwith as director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dec. 12, 2019 – Ducks Unlimited (DU) applauds the Senate’s confirmation of Aurelia Skipwith as director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). President Donald Trump re-nominated Skipwith for the Administration […]

  • U.S. Senate Confirms Aurelia Skipwith as Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

    First African American to Ever Serve in the Position of Director WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Aurelia Skipwith as Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with a bipartisan vote of 52-39. Skipwith has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks at the Department of the Interior […]

  • Senate Confirms U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director

    December 12, 2019 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Earlier today, the U.S. Senate confirmed Ms. Aurelia Skipwith to serve as the next Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on a bipartisan vote. In advance of today’s vote, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) and 27 other sporting-conservation organizations sent a letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee […]

  • Senate Confirms Aurelia Skipwith as Director of USFW

    Safari Club International congratulates Aurelia Skipwith on being confirmed as Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and thanks President Donald J. Trump for her nomination. The United States Senate voted today to confirm Ms. Skipwith’s nomination with bi-partisan support. “The confirmation of Aurelia Skipwith is a major win for hunters, habitat, and healthy […]

  • NWTF applauds Skipwith nomination

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation applauds President Trump’s recent re-nomination of Aurelia Skipwith for director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and looks forward to her confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Trump had previously nominated Skipwith, the current Department of the Interior’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, to […]