Federal duck stamps for 2021-22 season on sale Friday, June 25

The 2021-22 Federal Duck Stamp goes on sale Friday, June 25. The stamps, which cost $25 and raise about $40 million for conservation each year, are valid from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022. Purchased by millions of waterfowl hunters, wildlife enthusiasts and stamp collectors every year, duck stamps provide critical funding to purchase… Continue reading Federal duck stamps for 2021-22 season on sale Friday, June 25

RMEF Marks 37 Years of Conservation

MISSOULA, Mont. — May 14th is a monumental day in conservation. On this date in 1984, four elk hunters in northwest Montana officially founded the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. “Our founders and their families had a vision and sacrificed much to establish… Continue reading RMEF Marks 37 Years of Conservation

Margaret McMullen, 18, Wins U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2021 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

A talented young artist from Kansas has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. A pair of hooded mergansers by 18-year-old Margaret McMullen, will grace the 2021-2022 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 five… Continue reading Margaret McMullen, 18, Wins U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2021 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies and Partners Seek Nominations for the Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards

Nominations due by May 16th Nominations due by May 16th Nominations are now open for the Climate Adaptation Leadership Award which recognizes outstanding efforts to increase the resilience of America’s valuable living natural resources and the many people, businesses and communities that depend on them. The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies and its members and partners… Continue reading The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies and Partners Seek Nominations for the Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards

DU and MRCTI announce Memorandum of Common Purpose

Partnership with Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative will help protect and restore wetlands Today, Ducks Unlimited and the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI) signed a Memorandum of Common Purpose, signaling our shared goal to protect and restore wetlands and riparian habitats along the Mississippi River for the benefit of migrating waterfowl and… Continue reading DU and MRCTI announce Memorandum of Common Purpose

This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: The Honorable Bill Brewster

(Houston, TX- March 4, 2021) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes The Honorable Bill Brewster.  Bill Brewster is the Chairman & Founder of Capitol Hill Consulting Group and the United States Head of Delegation for the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation. Congressman Brewster represented the Third Congressional District of Oklahoma… Continue reading This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: The Honorable Bill Brewster

HOUSTON SAFARI CLUB FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP WITH CAPITAL FARM CREDIT

(Houston, TX- February 16, 2021) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) proudly announces their continued relationship with Capital Farm Credit.  Through the continued support of Capital Farm Credit, HSCF will be able to continue its efforts in scholarship, youth education programs, youth shooting sports, wildlife and habitat conservation, research and more.  “Many of the members of… Continue reading HOUSTON SAFARI CLUB FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP WITH CAPITAL FARM CREDIT

Advancing the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy into a New Decade Report Now Available

Washington D.C. (January 26, 2021)- The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is pleased to announce the release of a new report “Advancing the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy into a New Decade”. This is an update on the 2012 Strategy which was designed to enable natural resource managers to take effective steps towards climate… Continue reading Advancing the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy into a New Decade Report Now Available

Trump Administration Celebrates Recovery of America’s Smallest Tern

Across interior least tern’s 18-state range, populations continue to grow and flourish After more than three decades of conservation partnerships inspired by the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is celebrating the delisting of the interior least tern due to recovery. According to the best available science, the diverse efforts of local,… Continue reading Trump Administration Celebrates Recovery of America’s Smallest Tern

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds Endangered Species Act Listing for Monarch Butterfly Warranted but Precluded

BLOOMINGTON, MN — After a thorough assessment of the monarch butterfly’s status, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has found that adding the monarch butterfly to the list of threatened and endangered species is warranted but precluded by work on higher-priority listing actions. With this decision, the monarch becomes a candidate for listing under the… Continue reading U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds Endangered Species Act Listing for Monarch Butterfly Warranted but Precluded