NWTF celebrates passage of Natural Resources Management Act

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation applauds the passage of the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), a public lands package containing critical conservation program reauthorizations and provisions benefiting sportsmen and women nationwide. Senators Lisa Murkowski, R-AK, and Maria Cantwell, D-WA, introduced the bill in January.  The permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water… Continue reading NWTF celebrates passage of Natural Resources Management Act

Historic Lands Package Ready for President’s Signature

Sportfishing industry celebrates passage of numerous conservation and public access provisions  Alexandria, VA – February 27, 2019 – Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), a historic legislation package. The American Sportfishing Association (ASA), which represents the recreational fishing industry, sees this as a major victory for public lands access, habitat… Continue reading Historic Lands Package Ready for President’s Signature

Boone and Crockett Club: Sportsmen’s Bill Passes House

MISSOULA, Mont. (February 27, 2019) – The U.S. House of Representative passed the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47). The bipartisan public lands package of bills that includes several key pieces of the Sportsmen’s Act passed the Senate on February 12, 2019, and is now awaiting the President’s signature to become law. “Bipartisanship is a hallmark… Continue reading Boone and Crockett Club: Sportsmen’s Bill Passes House

RMEF Lauds Passage of Natural Resources Management Act

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation strongly supports congressional action resulting in the passage of the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47) which includes permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The House voted in favor of the proposal 363-62 just two weeks after the Senate approved the measure 92-8. “We wish… Continue reading RMEF Lauds Passage of Natural Resources Management Act

House Sends Bipartisan Public Lands Package to President’s Desk

Most significant conservation legislation passed by Congress in a decade includes permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund WASHINGTON – A massive package of public lands bills awaits the president’s signature following a vote today by the U.S. House of Representatives, making reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund and other key measures… Continue reading House Sends Bipartisan Public Lands Package to President’s Desk

Congress Approves Public Lands Package, Sends to President’s Desk

February 26, 2019 (Washington, DC) – A long awaited package of provisions for sportsmen’s access and habitat conservation, the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47) was advanced by the House of Representatives, and now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law. A number of the provisions within S. 47 are access-oriented priorities of the… Continue reading Congress Approves Public Lands Package, Sends to President’s Desk

Boone and Crockett Club: Sportsmen’s Bills Pass Senate

MISSOULA, Mont. (February 13, 2019) – The Boone and Crockett Club, the oldest wildlife conservation group in the U.S., today praised the Senate’s passage of the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), a bipartisan package of bills that includes several key pieces of the Sportsmen’s Act. “This is good news for all sportsmen concerned about access to… Continue reading Boone and Crockett Club: Sportsmen’s Bills Pass Senate

Outdoor Recreation Industry Coalition Praises Senate Passage of Natural Resources Management Act

Public Lands Package will help grow recreation economy for years to come  Alexandria, VA – February 13, 2019 – The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) – the nation’s leading coalition of outdoor recreation trade associations – strongly supports the passage of the Natural Resources Management Act (S.47) in the U.S. Senate. This momentous bipartisan legislation takes great strides in… Continue reading Outdoor Recreation Industry Coalition Praises Senate Passage of Natural Resources Management Act

Senate Passes Natural Resources Management Act, Recognizing Sportsmen’s Access Priorities

February 12, 2019 (Washington, DC) – The Senate approved the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), which contains many longstanding priorities advocated by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF), on a bipartisan vote of 92 – 8. Introduced by Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee Chair and Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Member Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) along with Senator… Continue reading Senate Passes Natural Resources Management Act, Recognizing Sportsmen’s Access Priorities

Sportsmen’s Bill Passes Senate

February 12, 2019 The Boone and Crockett Club, the oldest wildlife conservation group in the U.S., today praised the Senate’s passage of the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), a bipartisan package of bills that includes several key pieces of the Sportsmen’s Act. “This is good news for all sportsmen concerned about access to places… Continue reading Sportsmen’s Bill Passes Senate