Tag: outdoor recreation

  • New York Youth Wins U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2019 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

    New York Youth Wins U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2019 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

    A talented young artist from Scarsdale, New York, has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. A harlequin duck painted by Nicole Jeon, 16, will grace the 2019-2020 Junior Duck Stamp, which raises funds to educate and engage our nation’s youth in wildlife and wetlands conservation and outdoor recreation. A panel of […]

  • Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Ready to Tackle the Next Decade of Success

    Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Ready to Tackle the Next Decade of Success

    MARIETTA, Ga. – January 14, 2019 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the powersports leader in supporting outdoor recreation, today announces the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) third-quarter 2018 grant recipients as it concludes the recognition of its first decade of service to the program’s mission: to assist and support outdoor enthusiasts working to protect and […]

  • Convenience is Key When Choosing a Place to Fish

    Convenience is Key When Choosing a Place to Fish

    FERNANDINA BEACH, FL. -Recreational anglers cite a lot of reasons for choosing their favorite locations to fish, but one thing it better be is close to home. AnglerSurvey.com recently polled anglers on what was most important to them when choosing a place to cast a line and found that nearly 60 percent of them placed […]

  • Sportsmen Mentor Young Hunters, Recreational Shooter

    Sportsmen Mentor Young Hunters, Recreational Shooter

    FERNANDINA BEACH, FL. -As conservation organizations and wildlife agencies look to foster programs designed to grow the next generation of sportsmen by mentoring new hunters and recreational shooters, some interesting numbers on current efforts have emerged via HunterSurvey.com and ShooterSurvey.com. This online survey of active hunters and shooters, conducted by Southwick Associates, revealed 34 percent […]

  • Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Grants More Than $130,000 in 2nd Quarter

    Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Grants More Than $130,000 in 2nd Quarter

    Funds Support Outdoor Recreation Opportunities through ATV, SxS, Motorcycle and Snowmobile Projects KENNESAW, Ga. – September 13, 2018 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the powersports leader in supporting outdoor recreation, today announces the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) awarded more than $130,000 in funds and equipment to 11 grant applicants in the second quarter of […]

  • Yamaha Sponsors National Hunting and Fishing Day 2018

    Yamaha Sponsors  National Hunting and Fishing Day 2018

    Yamaha Wolverine X4 Sweepstakes Supports Outdoor Sports and Conservation; Annual NHF Day set for Sept. 22 SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (September 4, 2018) – As the leading powersports supporter of access, conservation and outdoor education, Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is again sponsoring National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) to raise awareness for our annual celebration of […]

  • Game and Parks accepting grant applications for projects promoting outdoor recreation

    Game and Parks accepting grant applications for projects promoting outdoor recreation

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant applications for parks and other outdoor recreation facilities and amenities promoting outdoor recreation. The grants are funded by the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), a program administered by the National Park Service for outdoor recreation projects. Eligible projects include, but are not […]