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DSC Announces Formation of Conservation Advisory Board

DSC Announces Formation of Conservation Advisory Board DALLAS  -(Ammoland.com)-  During the 2019 Convention and Expo, a group of top-level conservation experts will convene for DSC's Conservation Advisory Board (CAB). This new group is charged with the mission of providing subject matter expertise with both regional and global perspectives on needed research, program development and advocacy. The CAB will advise and assist the DSC Board of Directors and the DSC Grants Committee on domestic an...
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Business Opportunity Available at Spring Creek Recreation Area

South Dakota, Game Fish and Parks PIERRE, S.D. – -(Ammoland.com)-  According to the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP), entrepreneurs interested in operating Spring Creek Resort located at Spring Creek Recreation Area north of Pierre, South Dakota, can now begin submitting their proposals. “Spring Creek is a popular destination for anglers, boaters, and families,” said Katie Ceroll, director of the state parks and recreation. “The area provides excellent access to fishing, boating and o...
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Prodding Trump’s EPA to Reexamine Endangerment

Opinion by William L. Kovacs Use external pressure to overcome Administration inertia on reviewing Endangerment Finding. Prodding Trump’s EPA to Reexamine Endangerment USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Campaign rhetoric strongly suggested that the Trump Administration would redress the Obama Administration’s insane attempts to regulate every aspect of society in a futile attempt to control nature and climate. President Trump withdrew from the Paris Accord, initiated repeal of the Clean Power Plan, soug...
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FWP Seeks Input on Proposed Mountain Lion Management Strategy

FWP Seeks Input on Proposed Mountain Lion Management Strategy USA – -(Ammoland.com)-  Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) is seeking public review through Jan. 15, 2019 of a draft Montana Mountain Lion Monitoring and Management Strategy. A public information session in Missoula is planned for Monday, Jan. 7, beginning at 7 p.m., at the FWP Region 2 Headquarters (3201 Spurgin Road). FWP Biologist, Jay Kolbe, and other staff will be on hand to present background information and answer ques...
Tags: Guns, Montana, Missoula, Helena MT, Conservation News, Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks, Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks FWP, Proposed Mountain Lion Management Strategy USA, Montana Mountain Lion Monitoring, Jay Kolbe


Utah DWR Waves Requirement for Utah Lake Powell Stamp

Utah DWR waves requirement for Utah Lake Powell Stamp PHOENIX –  -(Ammoland.com)-  As of Jan. 1, 2019, a Utah stamp will no longer be required for fishing on Lake Powell, the red-rock fishing destination and geological wonder that straddles the Utah-Arizona border. This means some anglers will save on what had been an $8 stamp. In addition, a resident of Utah or Arizona may buy a resident license from their home state and fish the entirety of the 254-square mile lake with only that one licens...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Arizona, Ammoland, Lake Powell, Arizona Game, Utah Arizona, Conservation News, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources DWR, Chris Cantrell, Richard Hepworth, Utah Lake Powell Stamp, Utah Lake Powell Stamp PHOENIX, Lake Powell Stamp Utah, Wayne Gustaveson


SD Game, Fish and Parks Celebrates New Year with First Day Hikes Across the State

South Dakota, Game Fish, and Parks PIERRE, S.D. –-(Ammoland.com)-South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) encourages those with New Year’s resolutions on health and happiness to kick off 2019 with a First Day Hike at a state park. On January 1, all 50 states will be participating in the seventh annual national event that encourages everyone to celebrate the New Year with a guided outdoor exploration. “We are excited to host First Day Hikes as part of this national effort to get people outdoo...
Tags: Guns, South Dakota, Parks, Lewis, Brandon, Canton, Mickelson Trail, Brookings, Yankton, Custer, Conservation News, South Dakota Game Fish and Parks, Parks GFP, Katie Ceroll, Milton Massachusetts, Clark Recreation Area


Make plans to attend the Arizona Commission Awards Banquet on Jan. 12

Arizona Commission Awards Banquet PHOENIX  -(Ammoland.com)-  The annual Arizona Game and Fish Commission Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, 11111 N. 7th Street in Phoenix.The awards recognize Arizonans who have contributed significantly to the conservation of the state’s wildlife, its outdoor heritage, and the mission of the Arizona Game and Fish Department. This year's award recipients, who were selected at the commission’s Sept...
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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: More Wildlife Habitat Protected in Idaho

RMEF Announces New President and CEO MISSOULA, Mont. —-(Ammoland.com)- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation worked with a north Idaho landowner who appreciates the wildlife values of their land to permanently protect nearly 1,000 acres of prime habitat.“We are grateful that the Barbieri family believes in the importance of conservation and has an appreciation of wildlife and our mission,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO. “Their land lies within an area that is both extremely popular for ...
Tags: Guns, America, Idaho, Missoula, Barbieri, Priest Lake, Conservation News, Rmef, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Kyle Weaver, Elk Hunting, Tom Barbieri, Huckleberry Bay Company, Goodale Barbieri, Spokane Washington RMEF, Priest Lake State Forest


Science Squared

Art by A.F. Branco Climate Change Global Warming Science USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Science Squared.Much of the recent climate-change research and models don’t quite line up with actual science according to some scientist who doesn’t drink the Mass hysteria Kool-aid.Did you enjoy this cartoon?Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association ...
Tags: Guns, Climate Change, Washington Post, America, Fox News, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Conservation News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, Branco, Preservation Of Firearms Ownership JPFO, James Woods Sarah Palin Larry Elder Lars Larson


NBCI, Supporters Score for Bobwhites in 2018 Farm Bill

Bobwhites; Photo Credit: USFWS Washinton, DC –  -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) achieved its two top priorities in the 2018 Farm Bill—the inclusion of language encouraging USDA programs to use native vegetation (as opposed to exotic species) in its conservation programs, and an increase in the funding for Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) tree thinning and prescribed burning from $10 million in the 2014 bill to $12 million in the new bill.The native veget...
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National Wildlife Refuges Announce 2019 Fee-Free Days

National Wildlife Refuges Announce 2019 Fee-Free Days USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Across America, national wildlife refuges offer unparalleled opportunities to experience the great outdoors amid scenic beauty. And they do it on awe-inducing landscapes that range from Oregon’s rocky cliffs to Texas lagoons, from Maine wilderness to woods and fields inside the city of Philadelphia. Thirty refuges that normally charge entrance fees will offer free admission on these days in 2019:January 21 – Martin Lu...
Tags: Usa, Texas, Guns, Oregon, America, Maine, Alaska, Philadelphia, Animal Planet, Kodiak, U S Forest Service, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, Eastern Time, Alaska Time, Across America, Conservation News


Frozen Cold

Art by A.F. Branco Frozen Cold USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Frozen Cold.Record cold reported in the southeast and a sharp drop in the earth’s temperature over the past couple of years is making the Global Warming scenario less realistic among the well informed.Did you enjoy this cartoon?Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : ...
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Center for Consumer Freedom Proposes Renaming Norfolk, VA Street to “PETA Kills Ave.”

PETA’s headquarters is located at the street in question. Center for Consumer Freedom Proposes Renaming Norfolk, VA Street to “PETA Kills Ave.” Norfolk, VA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Animal liberation organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is getting a taste of its own medicine. Recently, PETA attempted to persuade the English village of Wool to change its name to “Vegan Wool.”And earlier this week, a street in a French village, Rue de la Saucisse—or “sausage street”—was simi...
Tags: Guns, Norfolk, Peta, Ccf, Norfolk VA, Ingrid Newkirk, Ethical Treatment of Animals PETA, Conservation News, Will Coggin, Center for Consumer Freedom, HumaneWatch, Center for Consumer Freedom CCF, Norfolk VA AmmoLand, Rue de la Saucisse


$400K in RMEF Grants Spice Up Idaho Elk Country

$400K in RMEF Grants Spice Up Idaho Elk Country MISSOULA, Mont. —-(Ammoland.com)- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $396,140 in grant funding for habitat stewardship work, research and hunting heritage projects in Idaho.“There is a substantial need for scientific data to get a better handle on struggling elk populations in parts of Idaho,” said Blake Henning, RMEF chief conservation officer. “This grant funding also assists wolf management and supports thinning, noxious weed control, p...
Tags: Guns, Washington, America, Idaho, Ada, BLM, Douglas, Bureau of Land Management, Conservation News, Hunting News, Rmef, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Kyle Weaver, Elk Hunting, Blake Henning, Clearwater Basin


Jamy Traut Hunting Safaris & Craig Boddington Offer Leopard Hunting Opportunity

Donated by Jamy Traut Hunting Safari. All proceeds will benefit wildlife conservation and protecting the opportunity to hunt. Jamy Traut Hunting Safaris & Craig Boddington Offer Leopard Hunting Opportunity USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Safari Club International, Jamy Traut Hunting Safaris and Craig Boddington have teamed-up to offer an unequaled leopard hunting opportunity.Slated to be sold at the dinner auction on Saturday night at the upcoming Safari Club International Convention in Reno, Nevada,...
Tags: Guns, United States, Namibia, Craig, Reno Nevada, Kaokoland, SCI, Reno Sparks Convention Center, Conservation News, Hunting News, Safari Club International, Safari Club, SCI Hunters, SCI Hunters ' Convention, Craig Boddington, Jamy Traut


Faces of SCI – Fourth in the Series – Member Jan Murray

Jan Murray USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Meet Jan Murray, a non-hunter, retired nurse, small business owner, motor coach travel escort, mother and avid outdoorsperson who enthusiastically supports SCI both on the local and International levels.When asked how she got involved with SCI, Jan said, “I became interested in our local SCI Chapter, The Michigan Chapter, through my husband’s interest in the organization. I joined him as a member some ten years ago. He was and is an avid hunter, but I never un...
Tags: Usa, Guns, United States, Michigan, Las Vegas, Reno, Lee, Tucson Arizona, Jan, SCI, Reno Sparks Convention Center, Conservation News, Shooting Media News, Safari Club International, SCI Convention, SCI Foundation


31st Annual George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest Winners Announced

BEST IN SHOW Emma Vande Vort, Grade 10; “Swimming Lessons”; Lynden, WA FAIRFAX, Va. –-(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 31st annual George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest. Held in November at NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, Va., the 2018 contest featured 350 entries submitted by young artists from all over the country. Begun in 1987, the Youth Wildlife Art Contest challenges students to create exceptional works of art depicting Nort...
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Sportsmen Share Top Factors in Finding a Place to Hunt

Sportsmen Share Top Factors in Finding a Place to Hunt FERNANDINA BEACH, FL. –-(Ammoland.com)- When it comes to finding that perfect place to hunt, a lot of factors play into the decision, a recent HunterSurvey.com survey discovered. At the top of that list is the availability and abundance of game hunted. In a question that allowed for multiple answers, 48 percent of those surveyed said this was a critical factor in their decision. Not surprisingly, hunters want to hunt where they feel they h...
Tags: Guns, Southwick Associates, Conservation News, Hunting News, HunterSurvey, Southwick AssociatesSouthwick Associates, Rob Southwick


It’s Climate Changes Fault

Art by Michael Ramirez California Forrest Management USA –-(Ammoland.com)- It's Climate Changes Fault.With 85+ people now dead California's government officials cry climate change, but they fail to mention the save-everything forest management practices that got them in his hot mess.Did you enjoy this cartoon?Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: Natio...
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Give Thanks That We No Longer Live On The Precipice ~ VIDEO

Opinion: Fossil fuels helped humanity improve our health, living standards and longevity in just 200 years. Give Thanks That We No Longer Live On The Precipice USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Thanksgiving is a good time to express our sincere gratitude that we no longer “enjoy” the “simpler life of yesteryear.” As my grandmother said, “The only good thing about the good old days is that they’re gone.”For countless millennia, mankind lived on a precipice, in hunter-gatherer, subsistence farmer and pri...
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NRA Hunter Education Online Course Now Available in West Virginia

NRA Hunter Education Online Course Now Available in West Virginia FAIRFAX, Va. -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association’s award-winning free NRA Hunter Education online course is now available in the state of West Virginia. West Virginia is the latest addition as NRA works to make the course available to new hunters in all 50 states.West Virginia joins Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, Connecticut, Florida and Oregon as states that accept the free NRA online Hunter Education course as a prer...
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Arizona “Eagle Cam” Set To Debut In December

Arizona “Eagle Cam” Set To Debut In December PHOENIX, AZ — -(AmmoLand.com)- Arizona wildlife watchers will be in for a special treat when the bald eagle nesting season begins. The Arizona Game and Fish Department and its conservation partners will launch a new “eagle cam” sometime in mid-December.A local news channel inadvertently gave Facebook viewers a sneak peak of the new eagle cam that won’t officially launch until the seasonal closures of bald eagle nesting areas begin in the next few w...
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MeatEater’s Steven Rinella to Keynote 2019 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic

MeatEater’s Steven Rinella to Keynote 2019 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic Banquet in Chicagoland Schaumburg, Ill. –-(Ammoland.com)- Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever is excited to announce Steven Rinella, host of MeatEater television and podcast, will be a featured guest and keynote speaker at the 2019 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic banquet on Saturday, February 23rd at the Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center Hotel. Rinella keynoted the organization’s signature banquet las...
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Idaho Fish & Game Director, Virgil Moore to Retire

IDFG Director Virgil Moore Idaho – -(AmmoLand.com)- On November 6th, Director of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) Virgil Moore, announced that he will be retiring from the position in January of 2019. Moore will be staying on in his role as Director until the Idaho Fish and Game Commission announces his replacement. Moore has served as the IDFG Director since 2011. He has also worked as IDFG’s Deputy Director and Fisheries Bureau Chief and the Director of the Oregon Department of F...
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Wolf De-Listing Bill A Win For Hunters

Wolf De-Listing Bill A Win For Hunters U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a bill that returns wolf management to states and is a step toward fixing flaws in the Endangered Species Act – something Safari Club International, on behalf of all hunters, has championed for years.H.R. 6784, the Manage Our Wolves Act, was introduced in September by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI). The bill was approved 196-180 and secured bipartisan support from nine Democrats and 187 Rep...
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How to Shoot Wolves from an Airplane – Interview with 100-Year-Old Roy Eykamp

Roy Eykamp recounts how to hunt wolves from an airplane in Canada. Roy is 100 years old, and living in Australia. The wolf hunt occurred in 1951. U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- -Roy Eykamp is 100 years old and living in NSW, Australia. Shortly after WWII, Roy hunted wolves from a light, ski-equipped airplane in Ontario, Canada. He had tremendous success. He partnered with Harley Rauch, a famous South Dakota pilot. Hunting wolves from an airplane while mere feet off the ground was a dangerous undertak...
Tags: Guns, Australia, Department Of Defense, History, Canada, United States, South Dakota, Arizona, Roy, Ontario, Wolf, Harley, Rauch, Ontario Canada, University of Calgary, Foss


Washington WDFW Director Authorizes Removing Wolves From 2 Packs Preying On Cattle

Washington WDFW Director Authorizes Removing Wolves From 2 Packs Preying On Cattle OLYMPIA, Washington – -(AmmoLand.com)- Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Kelly Susewind today authorized the use of lethal measures to remove wolves from two packs that have repeatedly preyed on cattle on grazing lands in northeast Washington.The two wolf packs subject to lethal action are the Smackout pack in Stevens County and the Togo pack in Ferry County.Susewind authorized the remov...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Togo, Wolves, Stevens County, Conservation News, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, WDFW, Wolf Management, Donny Martorello, Martorello, Kelly Susewind, Susewind, Ferry County On Sept


Message; Kent Danjanovich – NWTF National Board of Director Candidate

Kent is running for National Wild Turkey Federation's 2019 board of directors. Please consider including him in your vote. Kent Danjanovich USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- My name is Kent Danjanovich, and my wife, Sherie and I live in the small town of Santa Clara in the southwest corner of southern Utah.The great outdoors is essential to all of us. Even for those that do not choose to hunt and fish, the opportunities that lay themselves out before each of us are indeed a blessing. And for those tha...
Tags: Utah, Usa, Board of Directors, Guns, Alaska, North America, Kent, Santa Clara, Conservation News, Shooting Industry News, NWTF, National Wild Turkey Federation, National Wild Turkey Federation ( NWTF, NWTF National Board of Director Candidate, Kent Danjanovich, Sherie


Matt Hardinge Hired by Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever to Grow Conservation

Matt Hardinge Hired by Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever to Grow Respected Conservation Brand in Western Landscapes Reno, Nev. –-(Ammoland.com)- Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever has appointed Matt Hardinge, a diehard upland hunter and outdoor enthusiast, to serve as the organization’s Northwestern U.S. Regional Representative. In this role, Hardinge will provide support for volunteers and partners in Idaho, Washington, Utah and Oregon – currently home to 20 Pheasants Forever chapters, 2 Quail...
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Bigger, Better Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo Coming to Las Vegas

Bigger, Better Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo Coming to Las Vegas MISSOULA, Mont. —-(Ammoland.com)- The biggest western lifestyle bash of the year is almost here and the 2018 version promises to be bigger and better than ever.The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo, presented by Cinch, begins its 10-day run in conjunction with the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) December 6-15 in Las Vegas. It will take place in the South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Cent...
Tags: Guns, America, Las Vegas, Yeti, Hunter, Calcutta, Conservation News, Hunting News, Rmef, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Leupold, Kyle Weaver, Steve Decker RMEF, South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas MISSOULA, Cowboys for Conservation Calcutta