Staff and News Reports

Record visitations at national parks generate billions of dollars in 2016

Isle Royale National Park in remote Michigan. (National Park Service)WASHINGTON – National park visitation generated $34.9 billion for the U.S. economy in 2016, a $2.9 billion increase from 2015, and supported 318,000 jobs, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced today. The 2016 National Park Visitor Spending Effects report is available here. “A record-breaking 331 million visitors came to parks like…

New world-record animals highlight Pope and Young Club’s 30th biennial convention

(Pope and Young Club photos) Pope and Young Club world records were on display at the club’s 30th biennial convention earlier this month in St. Louis, Mo. The three-day celebration, held every two years, is where the club honors the top big-game animals taken in North America over the previous two years and recognizes new bowhunting world-record animals. The four new records: Typical…

Birchwood Casey chooses Source Outdoor Group for media planning, creative

Birchwood Casey, makers of shooting targets, firearms cleaning and maintenance supplies, gun refinishing products and firearms cases, has selected Source Outdoor Group of Gainesville, Ga., for media planning and creative work. Birchwood Casey is known for innovative and handy products like the famous Shoot-N-C target line, the company said in a news release. Source Outdoor Group specializes in public relations,…