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NSSF PSA Reminds Recreational Shooters to Help Prevent Wildfires

The NSSF reminds shooters to be careful during dry spells not to accidentally start forest fires. IMG iStock-1198540877 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- With 90 percent of wildland fires in the United States caused by human actions, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is reminding outdoor recreationists, including target shooters and hunters, to take precautions so they don’t accidentally ignite a wildfire. NSSF’s “Help Prevent Wildfires” public service announcements campaign provides video and aud...
Tags: Guns, United States, National Shooting Sports Foundation, IMG, NSSF, Conservation News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Joe Bartozzi


Remington Partners with Mule Deer Foundation

Remington Partners with Mule Deer Foundation U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Remington Ammunition has announced a partnership to support the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) in outreach initiatives. Remington is excited to support MDF’s efforts to strengthen our nation’s hunting and conservation heritage, increase the number of hunters and drive greater awareness to the shooting sports, hunting and outdoor lifestyle. “We are thrilled to announce this partnership and we are looking forward to witnessing th...
Tags: Guns, America, MDF, Remington, Mule Deer Foundation, Conservation News, Lonoke Arkansas, Jon Zinnel, Mule Deer Foundation MDF, Vista Outdoor Remington, Remington Partners, U L E Y Youth Program, Joel Pedersen


Man with Bear Spray Killed by Grizzly Near Yellowstone Park

Grizzly Bear U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On the afternoon of 15 April 2021, Carl Mock was attached by a grizzly bear near Baker’s Hole Campground in Gallatin County, Montana.  The campground is a few miles from the town of West Yellowstone, near an entrance to Yellowstone Park. Mock was able to dial 911. Several agencies responded to the call at about 3:42 p.m.  The first responders were able to find Mock after about 50 minutes of searching. Mock had “sustained significant scalp and facial injur...
Tags: Cook, Guns, Montana, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Search And Rescue, Lewis, Clark, Jacobsen, Carl, Mock, Grizzly Bears, Yellowstone Park, West Yellowstone, Gun Rights News, Conservation News


Maine: Lead Ammo Ban Scheduled for Public Hearing

Maine considers banning lead ammo. iStock-884203988 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On Monday, April 5, the Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Committee will hold a public hearing on LD 1015, which bans the use of traditional lead ammunition when hunting. Please contact your State Representative and ask them to OPPOSE LD 1015. CLICK HERE TAKE ACTION! Legislative Document 1015 prohibits the use of lead ammunition when hunting.  The use of lead ammunition is under attack by anti-hunting and anti-gun extremis...
Tags: Guns, United States, Maine, Nra, Conservation News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Inland Fisheries Wildlife Committee


Judge Affirms Hunters Can Use Traditional Ammo in NRA Case

A Federal Judge ruled that hunters can use standard ammunition. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Thursday, April 1st, 2021, a federal judge in Arizona sided with NRA-ILA and Safari Club International and held that hunters’ use of traditional ammo does not violate federal environmental law. The case dates back to 2012 when a group sued the U.S. Forest Service. The group alleged that by allowing hunters to hunt with traditional lead ammo in the 1.6-million-acre Kaibab National Forest—which is...
Tags: Guns, Arizona, Forest Service, U S Forest Service, IMG, Center for Biological Diversity, NRA-ILA, Conservation News, Safari Club International, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Kaibab National Forest, ILA, Safari Club NRA ILA


$37,000 Reward for Info on Suspicious Death of Mexican Gray Wolf near Eagar AZ

Mexican Gray Wolf Img Clark, Jim, USFWS Eagar, Arizona – -(AmmoLand.com)- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and partners are offering a combined reward of up to $37,000 for information leading to a conviction in connection with the suspicious death of an endangered Mexican gray wolf near Eagar, Arizona. Federal law enforcement officers recovered the carcass of the wolf from the Saffel Canyon Road (RTE 76) in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest on February 19, 2021. The Service is...
Tags: Guns, US, Arizona, Rewards, Madrid, Forest Service, Wildlife Service, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, Albuquerque New Mexico, Arizona Game, Wildlife Service Service, USFWS, Eagar Arizona, Gray Wolf, Conservation News, Arizona Game and Fish Department


Sunday Hunting Means Huge Deer Harvest in Pennsylvania

By Larry Keane Pennsylvania hunters racked up big numbers during the 2020 deer season.iStock-884188404 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Pennsylvania hunters racked up big numbers during the 2020 deer season, packed their meat freezers a little fuller, and are already eyeing their calendars for next year. The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s trial run of Sunday big game hunting included three weekends in November last year. It was such a success they’re considering more Sunday hunts in 2021 and the 202...
Tags: Guns, Pennsylvania, Committee, General Assembly, Keystone State, NSSF, PGC, Pennsylvania Game Commission, Board of Commissioners, Conservation News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Larry Keane, Travis Lau, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program, Bryan Burhans, Burhans


Season 7 of Ducks Unlimited Films Premieres in March

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Ducks Unlimited (DU) has released the video trailer for its popular online series DU Films. DU Films is a unique online film series from Ducks Unlimited, the world leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation. Each film features thrilling hunting footage that tells a story about waterfowl hunters who are passionate about hunting and giving back to the resource. Season 7 of DU Films travels from the prairies of southeast Texas to the historic Mississippi Delta, to the ...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Virginia, South Dakota, North America, Illinois, Ducks Unlimited, Catherine, Mississippi Delta, Julian, Conservation News, Ottley, DU Films, Ducks Unlimited Ducks Unlimited Inc, DU Films DU Films, Charleston Miss


Winchester Ammunition Renews as the Official Ammo of Ducks Unlimited

Winchester renewed its pledge to Ducks Unlimited IMG Winchester Ammunition U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Winchester continues its leadership in conservation support with its renewal as the official ammunition of Ducks Unlimited. For decades, Winchester has invested in conservation organizations and their initiatives that contribute to preserving millions of acres of wildlife habitat. During that time, many species of wildlife such as turkeys, deer, and ducks have flourished. “We are extremely proud ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Ducks Unlimited, Winchester, NSSF, Matt Campbell, Conservation News, Winchester Ammunition, Winchester Ammunition Renews


Industry Benefits From Firearm and Ammunition Excise Tax Payments

Each year firearm and ammunition manufacturers pay millions of dollars in excise taxes into the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration program. iStock-497753329 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Each year firearm and ammunition manufacturers pay millions of dollars in excise taxes into the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) program that result in long-term benefits to industry, target shooters, and hunters. A new study, announced by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, reveals how these payment...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Oklahoma City, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Wildlife Service, NSSF, Southwick Associates, Conservation News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Pittman Robertson, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration WSFR


SCI Foundation “First for Wildlife” Endowment Makes Historic First Grants

Safari Club International is making their historic first grant award. IMG iStock-864885156 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- SCI Foundation (SCIF)’s First for Wildlife Endowment recently made its first-ever grant disbursements following approval from its Board of Directors. The endowment was established in 2015 to support the long-term implementation of the Foundation’s mission to ensure the future of wildlife through conservation, education, and hunting. The generosity and passion for wildlife among SC...
Tags: Guns, United States, IMG, SCI, Conservation News, Safari Club International, SCI Foundation, SCIF, Craig Kauffman, First for Wildlife Endowment, SCI Foundation First


Survivor of Grizzly Bear Attack in Dupuyer, Montana Used .44 Magnum

Grizzly Bear U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Ken Ledeau is a semi-retired trucker who rented a cabin near Dupuyer, Montana. He loved the area, the views, and the wildlife he would see while walking for exercise. He would walk up and down a finger ridge on one side of Dupuyer Creek drainage. The land was mostly open on the ridge, while the creek had dense stands of willow trees and other vegetation. Ken was 59 years old when the bear attacked him. Neighbors in the Dupuyer area had warned him about ...
Tags: Guns, Montana, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Smith, Smith Wesson, Mike, Ken, Gun Rights News, Conservation News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Hks, 44 Magnum


Defensive Mountain Lion Shooting by Sheriff’s Deputy with AR15 Rifle

Defensive Mountain Lion Shooting by Sheriff's Deputy with AR15 Rifle U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In the afternoon of 11 January 2021, a family with two small children and two small dogs was walking along the El Dorado bike trail. They were just outside of Placerville, California, on the east side. The trail there is paved. The weather was very good for walking, the sky was clear and the temperature was about 55 degrees F, with a light breeze. The two small children were in a stroller. The couple...
Tags: Guns, California, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Collins, Placerville California, Hornaday, Weingarten, Mountain Lions, Gun Rights News, Conservation News, AR15, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


Big Horn Armory to Donate $3,000 to the WWF for Nov. Pay it Forward Program

BHA’s donation will go to the Wyoming's Wildlife Federation's Hunters for the Hungry Program to help provide 3,245 meals to food-insecure families during this holiday season. Big Horn Armory check for $3,000 to the Wyoming Wildlife Federation Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, will be donating $3,000 to the Wyoming Wildlife Federation (WWF) to help support their Hunters for the Hungry Program (H4H). This donation will go toward 3,245 meals donate...
Tags: Guns, America, Wyoming, Wwf, Donations, Bha, FREMONT, John Browning, Linebaugh, Conservation News, Big Horn Armory, Greg Buchel, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA, Cody Wyo Ammoland, Wyoming Wildlife Federation WWF


Gray Wolf Removed from Federal Endangered Species List

The Gray Wolf has been removed from the endangered species list. IMG iStock 1198868973 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- PIERRE, S.D. – On January 4, 2021, the gray wolf will be delisted as a federally protected species following 45 years of protection under the Endangered Species Act. This action allows South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) to manage wolves as a predator as defined in state law. Under GFP’s management authority, trappers, sportsmen, and women, landowners, and livestock producers will...
Tags: Guns, South Dakota, Parks, IMG, GFP, Missouri River, Gray Wolf, Conservation News, South Dakota Game Fish and Parks, Parks GFP, Keith Fisk


Don’t Overlook North Dakota as a Premiere Outdoors State

Opinion by Brandon Butler Brandon Butler in ND: North Dakota offers endless hunting and fishing opportunities across a beautiful landscape. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Over the course of two trips to North Dakota for different conferences, I covered most of the state. What I found was an answer to the question of why Theodore Roosevelt chose this somewhat unheralded land to serve as his wilderness reprieve from life in New York City. Vast expanses of prairie, rugged badlands, thousands of pothole...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Montana, US, Wyoming, North Dakota, NICK, Lewis, ND, Clark, Roosevelt, Bismarck, Theodore Roosevelt, Missouri River, Custer, Medora


Give the Gift of Water to AZ’s Elk and Outdoor Experiences to Vets

Donate to the Arizona Elk Society to benefit animals and AZ veterans. IMG Arizona Elk Society U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Now more than ever the Arizona Elk Society needs your support for two of our most important essential programs, Water for Wildlife and Heroes Rising Outdoors! We'd like you to take advantage of a unique federal tax deduction for 2020 with a cash donation to Arizona Elk Society, a 501c3 organization…even if you don't itemize deductions. The CARES Act created an opportunity to do...
Tags: Guns, Arizona, Conservation News, Arizona Elk Society, IMG Arizona Elk Society U S A AmmoLand


Conservation Organizations Adapting on “It’s Federal Season” Podcast

Conservation Organizations Adapting on “It’s Federal Season” Podcast U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- COVID-19 has been tough on conservation organizations and their fundraising models. Organizations like Pheasants Forever have canceled their highly successful banquet programs and recently announced the cancelation of the annual Pheasant Fest slated to be held in Sioux Falls, SD in February of 2021. The silver lining, the uncertainties are also energizing and reactivating enthusiasts to dust off thei...
Tags: Guns, Federal, Nash, Upland, Sioux Falls SD, St Pierre, Conservation News, Jason Nash, Federal Ammunition, Rick Stoeckel


Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Recently Confirmed in Uintah County

Rabbit hemorrhagic disease was recently confirmed in Uintah County IMG iStock-1164347442 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- After being confirmed in southern Utah in June, rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHDV-2) has now been confirmed in wild rabbit populations in northeastern Utah too. Prior to the most recent discovery between Fort Duchesne and Lapoint in Uintah County, rabbit hemorrhagic disease in Utah had been found only in San Juan, Wayne, Sanpete and Iron counties. RHDV-2 only infects rabbits. It’s no...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Uintah County, Fort Duchesne, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, DWR, Conservation News, Utah Division of Natural Resources, Lapoint, Utah Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources, State Parks and Recreation, Forestry Fire and State Lands, UDNR, RHDV, San Juan Wayne Sanpete


Tanner Allen, Bear Defense in NW Wyoming, .41 Magnum Single Action

Grizzly Bear U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- While researching pistol uses in self-defense from bears, I noticed the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) bear mortality database listed a self-defense killing on 8 August of 2009.  The database did not indicate what kind of firearm might have been used. Years later, Bridger Petrini gave me a lead to the person who had been attacked and had defended himself with a .41 magnum single-action revolver. Tanner Allen, who lives in Wyoming, is an accomplished ...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Wyoming, Arizona, Tanner, Grizzly Bears, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Shoshone National Forest, Gun Rights News, Conservation News, Pistols, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Ruger Blackhawk


Ducks Unlimited Partners with University of Florida

Ducks Unlimited partners with the University of Florida to permanently protect wetlands. IMG Ducks Unlimited U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Thanks to the tremendous generosity of Elisabeth DeLuca, more than 27,000 acres of iconic Florida prairie and wetlands habitat have been permanently protected through a unique partnership between Ducks Unlimited (DU) and the University of Florida. The land was donated to the University of Florida by Elisabeth Deluca, and a conservation easement was set up through...
Tags: Florida, Guns, University of Florida, North America, Ducks Unlimited, Bass Pro Shops, Everglades, UF, Cabela, Kent Fuchs, Adam Putnam, Conservation News, Ducks Unlimited Inc, Bob Ziehmer, IMG Ducks, Outdoor Fund


New Mexico Elk, Habitat Receive $542,000 from RMEF, Partners

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners awarded $542,481 in grant funding. IMG RMEF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners awarded $542,481 in grant funding to enhance wildlife habitat and assist scientific wildlife research in New Mexico. RMEF directly granted $71,481 and leveraged an additional $471,000 in partner dollars. “New Mexico features beautiful landscapes and prime habitat but it can also be extremely dry and arid. Som...
Tags: Guns, America, Lincoln, New Mexico, BLM, Bureau of Land Management BLM, Conservation News, Rmef, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Kyle Weaver, Socorro, Blake Henning, Lincoln National Forest, Gila National Forest, Pelona Mountain, RMEF Partners


Safari Club International Hosts Virtual African Wildlife Event

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, SCI held it's 18th African Wildlife Consultative Forum online. IMG Safari Club International U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-Last week, Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) held its 18th African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) with its virtual hosts, the Botswana Ministry of Environment, Natural Resource Conservation and Tourism, and the Department of Wildlife and National Parks. Despite the many challenges to organize this unique African meeting during COVID...
Tags: Europe, Guns, California, Africa, United States, Botswana, USFWS, SCI, Kasane Botswana, Conservation News, Safari Club International, SCI Foundation, SCIF, Safari Club International Foundation SCIF, Safari Club International First For Hunters, U S Fish Wildlife Service USFWS


Trump Administration Reduces Wildfire Risk by Record 5.4 Million Acres

Trump Administration Reduces Wildfire Risk by Record 5.4 Million Acres USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Department of the Interior announced today that it has once again made substantial progress in Fiscal Year 2020 to reduce the risk of wildfire nationwide by treating a ten-year best 1.5 million acres of public lands. In continued efforts to reduce wildfire risk across much of the United States, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has exceeded yearly milestones to ensure National Wildlif...
Tags: Guns, Australia, America, Service, United States, Trump, YouTube Channel, Interior, U S Air Force, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bernhardt, Wildlife Service Service, Conservation News, The Service, Trump Administration, Aurelia Skipwith


Big Horn Armory Teams Up with the WWF for Pay it Forward Program

Big Horn Armory Pay it Forward Program with Wyoming Wildlife Federation Cody, Wyo. (Ammoland.com) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Wyoming Wildlife Federation (WWF) for a special Pay it Forward program this November to help support their Hunters for the Hungry Program (H4H). From Nov. 1 – 30, 2020, five percent of all net proceeds from any sale made from the BHA website will be donated to WWF’s H4H program. This donation wil...
Tags: Guns, America, Wyoming, Wwf, Hunting, Bha, FREMONT, John Browning, Linebaugh, Conservation News, Wind River Reservation, Big Horn Armory, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Greg Buchel, Smith Wesson Magnum, Big Horn Armory BHA


DWR Permanently Closes Part of Santaquin WMA to Target Shooting

Utah WM is permanently closing parts of Santaquin to target shooting for safety concerns. IMG UTAH WMR U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources announced Nov. 4 that part of the Santaquin Wildlife Management Area (WMA) will be permanently closed to recreational shooting of firearms, due to safety concerns about shooters hitting nearby homes. The DWR received reports of stray bullets hitting homes in a new subdivision on the south end of Santaquin City in...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Don, IMG, Wasatch Front, Utah County, WMA, DWR, Santaquin, Jason Vernon, Conservation News, Utah Division of Natural Resources, Utah Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources, Powerline Road, State Parks and Recreation


New Jersey: Murphy Admin Stopping the Bear Hunt, Wildlife Management Be Dammed

Opinion New Jersey: Murphy Admin Stopping the Bear Hunt, Wildlife Management Be Dammed, Black Bear iStock New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- I remember ambling along a path, bags of popcorn and peanuts in my hands, taking in the more comfortable air as the dog days of summer waned. It was August 28, 2016, and my wife and I, along with my sister, her family, and my sister-in-law, and her family went to the Popcorn Park Zoo in Lacey New Jersey.  The Popcorn Park Zoo is not so much a zoological gard...
Tags: Amazon, Chris Christie, Guns, US, America, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Connecticut, New Jersey, Nra, Christie, Rutgers, Murphy, Department of Environmental Protection, Patel, West Milford


NSSF Applauds USFWS’ De-listing of Gray Wolf Species

The NSSF applauds the de-listing of the Gray Wolf. IMG iStock-966118392 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF, the trade association for the firearm industry, applauded the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) announcement that Gray Wolf wildlife management is being returned to the states following the successful population recovery under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Final Rule will go into effect in 30 days to de-list Gray Wolves, which exceed 6,000 in the lower 48 states, ...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, California, Washington, Oregon, Esa, Alaska, Rocky Mountain, Michigan Wisconsin, Bernhardt, Newtown Conn, NSSF, USFWS, U S Fish Wildlife Service, Gray Wolf, Conservation News


SCI & USFWS Celebrate Historic Recovery & Delisting of Gray Wolves

SCI announced that the USFWS has delisted the Grey Wolf from the Endangered Species Act. IMG Safari Club International U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 29, 2020) – After 45 years of protection, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced today its decision to delist the gray wolf from the list of threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This decision is unequivocally based on the best available science, including both recent and historical i...
Tags: Guns, Washington, America, United States, Wyoming, Michigan, Wildlife Service USFWS, Bernhardt, USFWS, SCI, Conservation News, Safari Club International, SCI Foundation, Western Great Lakes, Safari Club International First For Hunters, Jim Hammill


Conservation Organizations Move To Virtual Conventions

Opinion by Brandon Butler National Wild Turkey Convention IMG Brandon Butler USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) announced its 45th annual Convention and Sport Show will be held virtually in February. This comes on top of numerous other conservation organizations canceling, postponing, or shifting conferences to online experiences. While it is certainly not the same as gathering with like-minded sportsmen in person, supporting these organizations in any way you ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, US, Nashville, Bass Pro Shops, Humphries, Springfield Missouri, Conservation News, NWTF, National Wild Turkey Federation ( NWTF, Becky Humphries, Sport Show, Opryland Resort, Brandon Butler, Jason Burckhalter