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Hyde-Smith Highlights Extended Duck Hunting Season In Miss.

Senator Authored Law Giving States Right to Extend Federal Duck Hunting Season to Jan. 31. Hyde-Smith Highlights Extended Duck Hunting Season In Miss. WASHINGTON, D.C. – -(AmmoLand.com)- U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today highlighted the approval of the 2019-2020 duck hunting season in Mississippi, which will extend to Jan. 31, 2020, as a result of a law change she authored. Gone is the “last Sunday in January” deadline previously set by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for du...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Washington, US, Trump, Wildlife Service, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Hunting News, Duck Hunting, Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries, Hyde Smith, Parks MDWFP


Anti-Hunting Democrat & Congressmen Introduces Grizzly Bear Hunting Ban

Anti-Hunting Democrat & Congressmen Introduces Grizzly Bear Hunting Ban Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) has introduced legislation that would ban the hunting of grizzly bears anywhere in the country except for Alaska. Grijalva, who chairs the House Resources Committee, is a frequent author of anti-hunting bills and is consistently rated at 100% by the Humane Society of the United States. House Resolution 2532, has been referred to the Subcommittee on Water, ...
Tags: Guns, Congress, America, Washington Dc, Wildlife Service, Interior, Department of Interior, Hunting News, Sportsmen 's Alliance, Raúl Grijalva, Sportsmen 's Alliance Foundation, Online Facebook Twitter, House Resources Committee, Bear Management, Grijalva, Alaska Grijalva


Hyde-Smith Duck Hunting Season Measure Signed Into Law

President Trump Signs Major Lands Bill, Which Includes Federal Duck Hunting Season Extension, Special Hunts for Vets, Military and Youths. Duck Hunting Dog WASHINGTON, D.C. – -(AmmoLand.com)- President Trump today signed into law a major lands bill that includes U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s legislation allowing states to extend duck hunting season to January 31 and to schedule special hunts for military, veterans, and youths. The Natural Resources Management Act (S.47), which passed the ...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Senate, House, Jackson, Trump, Wildlife Service, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Hunting News, Duck Hunting, Hyde Smith, Myrlie Evers Home


DU Recognizes Contributions To Wetlands And Waterfowl Conservation

DU Recognizes Contributions To Wetlands And Waterfowl Conservation MEMPHIS, Tenn. – -(AmmoLand.com)- Ducks Unlimited announced the winners of the 2019 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards today during the 84th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference held in Denver, Colorado. DU’s 2019 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards were presented in six categories and recognized individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the conservation and restoration of North Americ...
Tags: Guns, United States, Louisiana, North America, Ducks Unlimited, Wildlife Service, David Morrison, John Boozman, Conservation News, Nick Wiley, Jim Ronquest, Denver Colorado DU, Arkansas Federal Agency Employee, Sarah Mott, Bird Habitat Conservation, G Scott Boomer


Fake-News Outlets Wrong Again, Safari Club International Broke No Laws At Convention

Fake-News Outlets Wrong Again, Safari Club International Broke No Laws At Convention Reno, NV – -(AmmoLand.com)- Anti-hunters fired blanks last month when they took verbal shots at Safari Club International and its Convention exhibitors in a media blitz, alleging that a new Nevada law had been violated. “We are the good guys and through science-based conservation, we protect wildlife,” said SCI President Paul Babaz. “The antis only whine while hunters are out there in the wilds, protecting a...
Tags: New York, Guns, California, Washington, Oregon, United States, New Hampshire, Hawaii, New Jersey, Nevada, ANN, Delaware, Iucn, Wildlife Service, Sumatran, Reno NV


New York Times Traditional Ammo Reporting Hits Left of Center

New York Times Traditional Ammo Reporting Hits Left of Center U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- I just knew it was too good to be true. Splashed across the New York Times this weekend was a feature article that showed respectful and even positive imagery of a hunter harvesting an elk.I know. I thought the same thing. New York Times? Really? I couldn’t believe it, that was, until I saw the headline that read: Poisoned Wildlife and Tainted Meat: Why Hunters Are Moving Away From Lead Bullets.Dutifully, I ...
Tags: Guns, Obama, United States, North Dakota, New York Times, Manhattan, Hunting, Peta, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Wildlife Service, Interior, HSUS, U S House of Representatives Committee, NSSF, Ryan Zinke, Ian Urbina


Boone and Crockett Club: Aurelia Skipwith is the Right Choice to Lead USFWS

Aurelia Skipwith is the Right Choice to Lead USFWS MISSOULA, Mont. – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Boone and Crockett Club today endorsed the nomination of Aurelia Skipwith as the new U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director. Skipwith, an attorney and scientist, currently serves as deputy assistant secretary for fish, wildlife, and parks at the U.S. Department of the Interior.“This is a critical appointment because our fish and wildlife are critical natural resources to our nation,” said Paul Phillips, ...
Tags: Guns, United States, North America, Yellowstone, Boone, Wildlife Service, Interior, Theodore Roosevelt, Denali, Lacey, U S Department of the Interior, USFWS, Missoula Montana, Conservation News, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pittman Robertson


From the desk of Ryan H. Edgington

Ryan H. Edgington is a visiting assistant professor of history at Macalester College. His book, Range Wars: The Environmental Contest for White Sands Missile Range is now available in hardcover and paperback.  A couple months ago, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel offered a compromise on the SunZia transmission project that in part traversed the northern call-up area of White Sands Missile Range located in south-central New Mexico. A Department of Defense site about the size of Connecticut, the m...
Tags: Books, Australia, Defense, Connecticut, Arizona, Chuck Hagel, Nevada, New Mexico, North America, BLM, Militarization, National Park Service, Cliven Bundy, Dod, Eis, Mary


From the desk of Ryan H. Edgington

Ryan H. Edgington is a visiting assistant professor of history at Macalester College. His book, Range Wars: The Environmental Contest for White Sands Missile Range is now available in hardcover and paperback.  A couple months ago, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel offered a compromise on the SunZia transmission project that in part traversed the northern call-up area of White Sands Missile Range located in south-central New Mexico. A Department of Defense site about the size of Connecticut, the m...
Tags: Books, Australia, Defense, Connecticut, Arizona, Chuck Hagel, Nevada, New Mexico, North America, BLM, Militarization, National Park Service, Cliven Bundy, Dod, Eis, Mary


Minnesota Artist Scot Storm and the $40 Million Duck Stamp

Scot Storm 2018 Federal Duck Stamp Wood Duck USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Not many artists in history can claim to have rendered a $40 million painting. But Freeport, Minnesota’s Scot Storm’s will most assuredly one day be able to count himself as one. That’s because his acrylic painting of a wood duck and decoy has just won the 2018 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest.Storm’s painting will be made into the 2019-2020 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, or “Duck Stamp”, which will go o...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, America, Parks, Wildlife Service, U S Postal Service, Scot, Zinke, Las Vegas Nevada, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Beaver Dam Wisconsin, Conservation News, Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, Chris Maynard, Federal Duck Stamps, Wildlife Art


Secretary Zinke Expands Hunting & Fishing Opportunities at 30 U.S. Wildlife Refuges

Secretary Zinke Expands Hunting & Fishing Opportunities at 30 of America’s National WASHINGTON – -(AmmoLand.com)- Continuing his efforts to increase access to public lands, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke will open more than 251,000 acres to new or expanded hunting and fishing opportunities at 30 national wildlife refuges across the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Wildlife Refuge System. This will now bring the number of units where the public may hunt to 377, and the numbe...
Tags: Guns, Washington, America, United States, Maine, New Jersey, Illinois, Wildlife Service, Interior, Zinke, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, Rachel Carson, Ryan Zinke, USFWS, John Heinz, Hunting News


SCI & NRA Defend Grizzly Delisting In MT Court Hearing: UPDATE Court Blocks Hunt

Update to the below story:Judge Puts ID, WY Griz Hunts On HoldJust hours after the end of the hearing held on challenges to the delisting of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly bear population, a Montana federal district court judge issued a 14-day temporary restraining order against the hunts planned by Wyoming and Idaho.The court issued the order, based on motions filed immediately after the hearing by some of the plaintiffs in the grizzly bear delisting case. The court did not wait to a...
Tags: Guns, Montana, United States, Wyoming, Idaho, Nra, Wildlife Service, Grizzly Bears, SCI, Conservation News, Hunting News, Safari Club International, SCI Foundation, Bear Hunting, Safari Club International First For Hunters, Wyoming Idaho


SCI And NRA Defend Grizzly Delisting In Montana Court Hearing

Grizzly Bear Management Montana – -(AmmoLand.com)- Attorneys from Safari Club International and National Rifle Association of America today participated in a hearing held in Montana federal court to decide the fate of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's delisting of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bear population. Durring the hearing the judge informed all parties that he would not rule from the bench but would make his decision on the delisting as expeditiously as possible. A...
Tags: Guns, Montana, United States, Wyoming, Idaho, Nra, Wildlife Service, Grizzly Bears, SCI, Conservation News, Hunting News, Safari Club International, SCI Foundation, Bear Hunting, Safari Club International First For Hunters, Wyoming Idaho


Duck Numbers Down in 2018

Duck Hunting MEMPHIS, Tennessee –-(Ammoland.com)- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) today released its report on 2018 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, based on surveys conducted in May and early June by FWS and the Canadian Wildlife Service.Overall duck numbers in the survey area remain high. Total populations were estimated at 41.2 million breeding ducks in the traditional survey area, 13 percent lower than last year’s estimate of 47.3 million and percent and 17 percent above the l...
Tags: Guns, Canada, United States, North America, Ducks Unlimited, Memphis Tennessee, Wildlife Service, FWS, Prairies, Conservation News, Hunting News, Tom Moorman, About Ducks Unlimited Inc Ducks Unlimited Inc


RMEF, Sportsmen’s Alliance File Brief in Support of Yellowstone Grizzly Management

Grizzly Bear MISSOULA, Mont. – -(Ammoland.com)-The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation filed a joint summary judgement brief supporting a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to remove federal protections from the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bear population.“We stand alongside the Sportsmen’s Alliance and our fellow conservation organizations in supporting federal scientists and wildlife biologists who declared the grizzly population fully recov...
Tags: Guns, America, Yellowstone, Wildlife Service, Weaver, Grizzly Bears, Greater Yellowstone, Conservation News, Rmef, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Kyle Weaver, Evan Heusinkveld Sportsmen 's Alliance, Sportsmen 's Alliance, Sportsmen 's Alliance Foundation, Bear Management, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Additionally RMEF


U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Leaders Unveil New Federal Duck Stamp at Bass Pro Shops

2018-2019 Federal Duck Stamp BALTIMORE, Md. – -(Ammoland.com)- Mallards in flight adorn the 2018-2019 Federal Duck Stamp that goes on sale today. The 85th Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp made its debut at a special event hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Hanover, near Baltimore, Maryland.The 2018-2019 Federal Duck Stamp features a pair of mallards landing in a marsh painted by Robert “Bob” Hautman. This is Hautman’s third Fede...
Tags: Guns, America, Canada, United States, North America, Baltimore, Bass Pro Shops, Forbes, Hanover, Wildlife Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Cabela, Springfield Missouri, Baltimore Maryland, Greg Sheehan, Kang


Assoc. of Fish & Wildlife Agencies on Proposed Reorg of the Dept. of Interior

Statement from the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies about the Proposed Reorganization of the Department of Interior Washington D.C. – -(Ammoland.com)-The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies learned yesterday of the Trump Administration’s proposal to merge administrative responsibilities of other Agencies into the Department of Interior (DOI) in an effort to improve the efficiency of the regulatory process.Included in this proposal, the Department of Commerce’s National Marine Fisher...
Tags: Guns, Idaho, Capitol Hill, North America, Association, Trump, Wildlife Service, Zinke, Virgil Moore, Conservation News, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Trump Administration, Association of Fish Wildlife Agencies, The Association, U.S. Department of Interior, Department of Interior DOI


Hyde-Smith Introduces Bill to Extend Federal Duck Hunting Season Closing Date

Miss. Senator’s First Bill Would Give States More Power, Establish Special Hunting Days for Veterans, Active Military, National Guard & Youths Hyde-Smith Introduces Bill to Extend Federal Duck Hunting Season Closing Date WASHINGTON, D.C. – -(Ammoland.com)- Legislation authored and introduced by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) would answer the call of sportsmen in Mississippi and around the country to allow states to extend duck hunting season to January 31.The Migratory Bird Framework...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Wisconsin, Senate Environment And Public Works Committee, Pacific, Wildlife Service, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Hunting News, Duck Hunting, Pittman Robertson, Federal Duck Stamps, Pro Hunting Bills, Hyde Smith, Armed Forces and National Guard, Atlantic Mississippi Central


Arizona Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project Monthly Update

Mexican Wolf Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)-The following is a summary of Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project (Project) activities in the Mexican Wolf Experimental Population Area (MWEPA) in Arizona, including the Fort Apache Indian Reservation (FAIR), San Carlos Apache Reservation (SCAR), and New Mexico.Additional Project information can be obtained by calling (928) 339-4329 or toll free at (888) 459-9653, or by visiting the Arizona Game and Fish Department website at azgfd.gov/wolf or by visiting...
Tags: Guns, Office, Arizona, New Mexico, Committee, Phoenix, Wildlife Service, Pinetop, United States Mexico, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, Mesa Arizona, Wildlife Service USFWS, IFT, Albuquerque New Mexico, FWS, Arizona Game


Huffington Post Fuddwriter Attack on 2A Gets Weak Disavowal from OWAA

Only an idiot or a liar would say the Second Ameendment is about hunting. (Library of Congress/modified) USA – -(Ammoland.com)- An open letter in The Huffington Post authored by self-proclaimed “hunters” affiliated with the Outdoor Writers Association of America declares war on the Second Amendment.“Some OWAA members may agree with points made in the letter. Some may not. But the letter’s content does not represent OWAA policy,” Executive Director Dr. Brandon D. Shuler quickly in a Friday pres...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Congress, Social Security, ASHE, Peta, Huffington Post, Dick, Miller, Wildlife Service, Huffington, Ethical Treatment of Animals, Ted Kennedy, Odysseus, David Codrea, National Institute of Justice


Secretary Zinke Announces Grants to Boost to Wetland, Waterfowl Conservation, Access

Secretary Zinke Announces Grants to Boost to Wetland, Waterfowl Conservation, Access WASHINGTON – -(Ammoland.com)- The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, chaired by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, today approved $24.6 million in grants for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners to conserve or restore more than 176,000 acres of wetland and associated upland habitats for waterfowl, shorebirds and other birds in 18 states throughout the United States.The grants, made ...
Tags: Guns, California, Washington, Mexico, Virginia, America, Canada, United States, Arkansas, Ohio, Epa, New Mexico, North America, Scott Pruitt, Wetlands, Grants


Once Critically Imperiled Songbird Declared Saved from Threat of Extinction

Kirtland's warbler USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Amidst catastrophic population declines leaving fewer than 200 known pairs in existence in the early 1970s, the Kirtland's warbler seemed to be rapidly heading towards extinction. But after decades of partnership efforts among federal and state agencies, industry and conservation groups, this songbird has rebounded, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is now proposing to remove the Kirtland's warbler from the list of endangered and threatened specie...
Tags: Guns, America, Service, United States, Endangered Species, Michigan, Bahamas, Dnr, Ontario, Wildlife Service, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Lower Peninsula, Kirtland, Michigan Wisconsin, FWS, Keith Creagh


Pennsylvania Game Commission Delivers Annual Report To Legislature

2017 Pennsylvania Game Commission Annual Report Pennsylvania – -(Ammoland.com)- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Bryan Burhans today presented the agency’s annual report to the General Assembly, and delivered testimony before the House Game and Fisheries Committee.To view a copy of the agency’s annual report, please visit the Game Commission’s website, www.pgc.pa.gov, put your cursor on “Information & Resources” in the menu bar under the banner on the homepage, then select “Medi...
Tags: Guns, California, Montana, Washington, Senate, Turkey, Pennsylvania, Williams, Wisconsin, Gillespie, Bill, North America, Commonwealth, General Assembly, Penn, Harrisburg


2018 Federal Duck Stamp Celebrates Conservation Achievement of Waterfowl Hunters

2018 Federal Duck Stamp Theme Celebrates Conservation Achievement of Waterfowl Hunters USA –-(Ammoland.com)- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced that the theme of the 2019-2020 Federal Duck Stamp will be “Celebrating our waterfowl hunting heritage.” This theme requires entrants in the 2018 Duck Stamp Contest to include one or more visual elements that reflect the contributions waterfowl hunters make to habitat conservation.The theme is part of a broader effort under Executive Or...
Tags: Guns, America, Service, United States, Las Vegas, YouTube Channel, Wildlife Service, Interior, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, Contestants, USFWS, Conservation News, Hunting News, Duck Stamps, David Bernhardt, Federal Duck Stamps


Secretary Zinke Announces $60 Million Coop Agreement to Promote Fishing & Boating

Secretary Zinke Announces $60 Million Coop Agreement to Promote Fishing & Boating WASHINGTON – -(Ammoland.com)-   U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced a $60 million cooperative agreement with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) to help retain and recruit recreational anglers and boaters of all ages.Zinke is also announcing $14 million in Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG), which support water-related outdoor recreation and tourism by improving facilitie...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Washington, America, Pennsylvania, United States, District Of Columbia, Big, Department Of The Interior, Wildlife Service, Glenn, Interior, Zinke, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wildlife Service USFWS, National Marine Manufacturers Association


ATA Applauds Fed’s Recognition that Outdoor Recreation Boosts Nation’s GDP

ATA Applauds Fed's Recognition that Outdoor Recreation Boosts Nation's GDP NEW ULM, Minnesota – -(Ammoland.com)- A newly released government report shows the outdoor-recreation industry generates an annual gross output of $673 billion, or 2 percent of the United States’ gross domestic product, surpassing the impacts of coal, petroleum, computer, electronic and agricultural products.The report, released Feb. 14 2018, marks the first time the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis ...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Obama, United States, House Of Representatives, Recognition, U S Senate, Wi Fi, Wildlife Service, USF, Robertson, Commerce Department, Forster, ATA, Orr, BEA


President Proposes $1.2 Billion FY 2019 Budget for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

President Proposes $1.2 Billion FY 2019 Budget for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service WASHINGTON – -(Ammoland.com)- President Donald Trump has proposed a $1.2 billion Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which includes proposed legislation to establish a Public Lands Infrastructure Fund that would take new revenue from federal energy leasing and development and provide up to $18 billion for repairs and improvements in national wildlife refuges, national parks and ...
Tags: Budget, Guns, Congress, Washington, America, Service, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, Department Of The Interior, Wildlife Service, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, Theodore Roosevelt, Greg Sheehan, USFWS, Bureau of Indian Education


Ducks Unlimited Joins Wildlife Refuge Congressional Briefing

Ducks Unlimited Joins Wildlife Refuge Congressional Briefing WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, the bipartisan Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill entitled “Wildlife Refuges 101.” This briefing covered the important role refuges play in conservation and recreation in the United States, issues facing the Wildlife Refuge system, funding for the refuges and the role Congress plays in supporting the refuge system. Representatives from Ducks Unlimited, the ...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington, Virginia, United States, Wisconsin, Capitol Hill, North America, Ducks Unlimited, Thompson, Wildlife Service, South Jersey, Mike Thompson, Wittman, Wildlife Refuge, National Wildlife Refuge


NRA Applauds Sec. Zinke’s Move to Conserve Wildlife Populations

Zinke Order will Enhance Big Game Migration Corridors. Ryan Zinke National Rifle Association Institute For Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today applauded Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Order to enhance big game migration corridors.The Order calls on the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and Fish and Wildlife Service to work together with state fish and game agencies to...
Tags: Guns, Nra, Wildlife Service, Interior, Zinke, Chris Cox, Western United States, Ryan Zinke, NRA-ILA, Conservation News, Hunting News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox, Sec Zinke, Bureau of Land Management National Park Service


Pennsylvania CWD Test Results Continue To Come In

Pennsylvania CWD Test Results Continue To Come In USA -(Ammoland.com)- Pennsylvania’s statewide deer seasons have come to a close, and within the next several weeks, final chronic wasting disease test results will return from deer harvested by hunters in the 2017-18 seasons.The Pennsylvania Game Commission collects samples from deer harvested across the state and tests them for chronic wasting disease (CWD), as part of the agency’s ongoing CWD surveillance.Within the state’s Disease Management...
Tags: Guns, Pennsylvania, Wildlife Service, DMA, LaRoche, Pennsylvania Game Commission, Game Commission, Hunting News, USA Ammoland, Chronic Wasting Disease, Wayne Laroche, The Pennsylvania Game Commission



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