The Shikar-Safari Club International award is presented to officers who show exemplary conduct and initiative while performing their duties.
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…
(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…
“Chuck embodies what we are looking for in a volunteer instructor. Without these instructors our safety programs wouldn’t succeed.”
The grants benefit 42,586 acres across Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Fremont, Johnson, Hot Springs, Lincoln, Park, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton and Washakie Counties. There is also one project of statewide benefit.
EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Becky Humphries, new CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation, recently announced Mandy Harling as the director of Hunting Heritage Programs. In her new role, Harling will supervise the staff and programming for hunting heritage, the NWTF Winchester Museum and education and outreach on the NWTF’s Hunting Heritage Center in Edgefield. Since being name the acting director last year, Harling…
(NWTF image)EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation Gobble Map app has been improved and is ready for the 2017 spring turkey seasons, according to the NWTF. The “turkey hunter toolkit” app is free on both Android and Apple devices. Users of the NWTF Gobble Map will find a variety of features, including reports of turkey activity in their area, public…
Humphries previously served the NWTF as vice president of conservation and also chief conservation and operations officer.
Thomas P. Grohol had served as director of the agency’s Bureau of Wildlife Protection.
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,…
“We hope our scholarship program helps recruits these students who already enjoy fishing and understand the importance of conservation efforts through their involvement with B.A.S.S. to pursue a college degree in natural resource professions.”
The Toolkit aims to help increase participation from the current 46 million anglers to 60 million by 2021.
Cuddeback, manufacturer of trail cameras with the world’s fastest trigger speed, according to the company, has selected Source Outdoor Group of Gainesville, Ga., as its marketing firm. Source Outdoor Group specializes in public relations, marketing, communications, and media relations in the outdoor and firearms industry. With clients that include some of the biggest names in the outdoor industry, Source Outdoor…
Dave Allen, Vista Outdoor president of outdoor products, joins Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Board
He joins 29 other leaders from the sportsmen’s community and allied industries who are committed to CSF’s mission of protecting and advancing hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping.
New products for 2017 that will eventually find their way to the shelves of a retailer near you.
The 759 athletes representing 49 states were selected following championship competition at the state level that totaled 2,568 competitors.
The statewide meetings, over the Iowa Communications Network to listen to the public’s thoughts on hunting and trapping regs, are part of the process for making rules in state government.
Combination national consumer show, habitat seminar series and family event draws over 30,000.
Rod-builder building relationships with student anglers.
Donation of custom-made ring will be up for bid at tonight’s National Wild Turkey Federation ladies’ auction.
Women new to archery or bow hunting can learn basics in Minnesota DNR classes.
Added to the board were Dennis Brune, Alex Chalmers, Jason Hart, Glen Johnson and Steve Jordan.
See the renowned Minnesota wildlife artists at the Art Barbarians booth.
This year’s event is expected to draw more than 30,000 attendees.
According to the governor’s office, the proposal wouldn’t add new regulations, but would instead drive public engagement and partnerships to address Minnesota’s water quality challenges.
The state has a growing elk population and is home to nearly 10,000 RMEF members in 24 chapters.