Senate Committee Advances Two Priority Public Lands Bills

MAPLand Act and Ruby Mountains Protection Act move one step closer to the finish line (Washington, D.C.)—The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today passed important legislation that would digitize public land maps and records for outdoor recreation and safeguard an iconic Western landscape from development. Both the Modernizing Access to our Public Land Act (S.904) and… Continue reading Senate Committee Advances Two Priority Public Lands Bills

House Passes Reconciliation Package That Would Benefit Fish, Wildlife, and Habitat Connectivity

The Build Back Better Act would secure funding for top conservation priorities, including habitat improvements across public and private land (Washington, D.C.) — This morning, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) in a 220-213 vote, advancing conservation provisions that would have an impact on hunting and fishing opportunities… Continue reading House Passes Reconciliation Package That Would Benefit Fish, Wildlife, and Habitat Connectivity

Reps. Dingell and Mast Introduce Forage Fish Conservation Bill Backed by Recreational Fishing and Boating Groups

The recreational fishing and boating community applauds the introduction of the Forage Fish Conservation Act by Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) and Brian Mast (R-Fla.). The legislation and its Senate companion bill (S. 1484) would require federal fisheries managers to account for the role forage fish play in the marine ecosystem when catch limits are set on these small but important fish. “The American Sportfishing… Continue reading Reps. Dingell and Mast Introduce Forage Fish Conservation Bill Backed by Recreational Fishing and Boating Groups

Representatives Kind and Thompson Introduce Legislation to Help Stop the Spread of CWD

The Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act provides a bipartisan avenue for hunters, wildlife managers, and captive industry stakeholders to address the growing threat posed by the disease Today, Representatives Ron Kind (D-Wis.) and Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) introduced legislation to address a host of state and federal needs in the fight to contain the spread of… Continue reading Representatives Kind and Thompson Introduce Legislation to Help Stop the Spread of CWD

Boozman, Cortez Masto, and Jordan to Receive TRCP’s Conservation Awards

MeatEater’s Steven Rinella co-hosts tonight’s hybrid in-person/digital celebration with D.C. luminaries, outdoor industry leaders, and TRCP supporters (Washington, D.C.) — Tonight, at its 13th annual Capital Conservation Awards Dinner, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership is proud to celebrate the conservation achievements of Senator John Boozman (R-Ariz.), Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), and Kim Jordan, co-founder of New Belgium Brewing Company and… Continue reading Boozman, Cortez Masto, and Jordan to Receive TRCP’s Conservation Awards

TRCP New Hires to Boost Communications and Water Resources Expertise

Liz Ogilvie of the American Sportfishing Association and Alex Funk from the Colorado Water Conservation Board will join the organization in August (Washington, D.C.) — The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership is proud to announce two new hires, who will strengthen the organization’s communications and water resources conservation efforts. Liz Ogilvie, most recently chief marketing officer… Continue reading TRCP New Hires to Boost Communications and Water Resources Expertise

House Votes to Increase Key Conservation Funds that Benefit Waterfowl, Deer, and Sportfish

The chamber passed a “minibus” package of appropriations bills outlining funding for the federal agriculture, energy, water, environment, and public land agencies, including investments in conservation that will affect hunting and fishing in America (Washington, D.C.) — In a 219 – 208 floor vote this afternoon, the House passed a “minibus” package of appropriations bills… Continue reading House Votes to Increase Key Conservation Funds that Benefit Waterfowl, Deer, and Sportfish

Savage Leadership Joins TRCP’s Corporate Council

Savage Arms is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP), a nonprofit dedicated to guaranteeing all Americans quality places to hunt and fish. As part of the new partnership, Beth Shimanski, Director of Marketing at Savage Arms, and Robert Gates, Vice President of Sales, will serve on TRCP’s Corporate Council. “TRCP’s mission… Continue reading Savage Leadership Joins TRCP’s Corporate Council

TRCP Applauds Tongass Roadless Rule Breakthrough

USDA to restore conservation safeguards and invest in sustainable economic development in Southeast Alaska (Washington, D.C.) – The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership celebrated today’s news that the Forest Service will repeal the Roadless Rule exemption and restore conservation safeguards to 9.2 million acres of public land in Southeast Alaska. Paired with a commitment by USDA… Continue reading TRCP Applauds Tongass Roadless Rule Breakthrough

House Passes Highway Bill with Strong Investments in Habitat and Access

Senate must now act to establish a first-of-its-kind federal grant program for wildlife crossings and advance other important conservation priorities (Washington, D.C.) — In a 221-201 floor vote today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the INVEST in America Act, a five-year highway bill with much-needed funding for fish and wildlife habitat connectivity, climate resilience, and… Continue reading House Passes Highway Bill with Strong Investments in Habitat and Access