Tag: Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

  • 10,000+ Anglers and Conservationists Support Moving Menhaden Reduction Fishing out of the Chesapeake Bay

    10,000+ Anglers and Conservationists Support Moving Menhaden Reduction Fishing out of the Chesapeake Bay

    Virginia and East Coast residents call on Governor Youngkin to protect the health of the Bay and our coastal economy (Virginia Beach, Va.) — More than 10,000 anglers and conservationists from Virginia and up and down the East Coast have signed a petition asking Governor Youngkin to protect the Chesapeake Bay from the negative impacts […]

  • 40% of Colorado’s Most Important Elk Habitat Is Affected by Recreational Trail Use

    40% of Colorado’s Most Important Elk Habitat Is Affected by Recreational Trail Use

    New analysis shows extent of overlap and highlights opportunities for responsible recreation management Denver, Colo. – Today, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership revealed a new analysis showing that 40 percent of the most important Colorado elk habitat is affected by trail use and proposed sensible management options to facilitate sustainable recreation and enduring conservation of Colorado’s big […]

  • House Passes the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

    House Passes the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

    Landmark legislation that would invest in rebuilding at-risk fish and wildlife populations now requires Senate approval (Washington, D.C.) — The House of Representatives has passed the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 2773) in a 231-190 vote, bringing us one step closer to securing a solution that has been championed by the hunting and fishing community since 2016. […]

  • Senate Vote Sends MAPLand Act to the President’s Desk

    Senate Vote Sends MAPLand Act to the President’s Desk

    Congress secures groundbreaking public land access win for hunters and anglers (Washington, D.C.)— The Senate has passed the Modernizing Access to our Public Land Act, which would enhance recreational opportunities on public land by investing in modern mapping systems that allow outdoor enthusiasts to access the information they need using handheld GPS technology commonly found in smartphones. The MAPLand […]

  • Interior Reaffirms Commitment to Big Game Seasonal Habitats

    Interior Reaffirms Commitment to Big Game Seasonal Habitats

    Secretary Haaland announces new actions to conserve and enhance wildlife migration corridors in partnership with states and Tribes (Washington, D.C.)— Today, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership celebrated a U.S. Department of the Interior event announcing a suite of developments and commitments centered on wildlife migration and connectivity. Secretary Deb Haaland participated in a live-streamed panel discussion […]

  • House Passes MAPLand Act with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

    House Passes MAPLand Act with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

    MAPLand Act would modernize, digitize map records, increasing access opportunities for public lands hunters WASHINGTON – Bipartisan legislation that would modernize and digitize map records for the benefit of public lands hunters passed out of the U.S. House of Representatives today following strong and continued advocacy by Backcountry Hunters & Anglers and other sportsmen’s and […]

  • Hunters and Anglers Applaud House MAPLand Act Passage

    Hunters and Anglers Applaud House MAPLand Act Passage

    Groundbreaking public land access legislation awaits a vote in the Senate (Washington, D.C.)—The House of Representatives has passed the Modernizing Access to our Public Land Act (H.R. 3113), which would enhance outdoor recreation opportunities on public land by investing in modern mapping systems that provide Americans with the public access information they need while using handheld GPS technology commonly […]

  • Senate Committee Advances Two Priority Public Lands Bills

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

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

    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 […]