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Ducks Unlimited TV this week: North to Ontario Part 1

Ducks Unlimited TV premiers “North to Ontario” this week. IMG Ducks Unlimited U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- This week on DU TV, co-host Fred Zink travels to Walkerton, Ontario, Canada, to hunt with Grey Bruce Outfitters owner and old friend Steve Todz. 2019 Ontario Ducks Unlimited Volunteer of the Year Lisa Tadgell and her husband, Jamie, join Zink and Todz for exciting duck and goose hunts in this beautiful Canadian province. This is cattle country and the main crop is silage corn, which brings tho...
Tags: Guns, US, Toronto, Canada, North, North America, Ducks Unlimited, Grey, Ontario, Jamie, Bruce, Lisa, Adam Putnam, Zink, Conservation News, Ducks Unlimited Inc


With Fire Season Here, NSSF PSA’s Remind Shooters to Prevent Wildfires

The NSSF reminds shooters that only they can prevent forest fires. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- With more than 23,000 wildfires having burned already this year—an increase of 20 percent over last year—NSSF reminds shooters and hunters to take precautions so they don’t accidentally ignite a wildfire. Prevent Wildfires InforgraphicAlthough fires that usually make headlines are those that scorch the arid West, all parts of the country can have destructive wildfires. The majority of wildfires ...
Tags: Guns, IMG, NSSF, Conservation News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Joe Bartozzi, NSSF PSA


Public Lands Bring Us Together ~ VIDEO

U.S. Department of the Interior Washington, DC –  -(AmmoLand.com)- This week, the Senate passed the Great American Outdoors Act, 73-25. With more than 327 million people visiting America’s national parks last year, it's evident that public lands bring us together. Many roads, bridges, visitor centers, historic buildings, trails, and campgrounds, in our national parks are in need of critical repairs. As such, Secretary Bernhardt released a new video this week on Twitter to highlight the need ...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Senate, America, House, Bernhardt, Conservation News, American Indians Alaska Natives, David Bernhardt, U.S. Department of the Interior


USA Clay Target League Launches ‘Double Shot Donation’ Campaign

USA Clay Target League launches their Double Shot Donation drive. IMG USA Clay Target League U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The circumstances surrounding COVID-19 have challenged everyone this year, but they have been especially difficult for students and school-based activities like the non-profit USA Clay Target League, which operates clay target shooting sports programs in 30 states. To help overcome financial challenges, the League has launched the “Double Shot Donation” campaign to raise funds t...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, US, The League, Nelson, Mason, League, John Nelson, Conservation News, Mark Zauhar, USA Clay Target League, About USA Clay Target League, IMG USA Clay Target League, Alexandria MN


DU applauds passage of the Great American Outdoors Act

Ducks Unlimited applauds the passage of the Great American Outdoors act that guarantees $900 million annually to LWCF. IMG Ducks Unlimited U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Today, the U.S. Senate passed S. 3422, the Great American Outdoors Act, a bipartisan bill to improve our public lands, stabilize funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and provide economic relief to help kickstart the economy. Once signed into law, this legislation will create a National Parks and Public Land Legacy ...
Tags: Guns, US, America, North America, Ducks Unlimited, U S Senate, LWCF, Adam Putnam, Bureau of Indian Education, Conservation News, Ducks Unlimited Inc, National Park Service the Forest Service, Wildlife Service the Bureau of Land Management


Legal Victory For Safari Club International and America’s Hunters

SCI celebrates a great victory for American hunters. IMG SafariClub.org U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit handed SCI and America's hunters a hard-fought victory when the Court upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) new case-by-case permitting policy for the importation of endangered and threatened wildlife. The decision represents the culmination of six years of litigation efforts fought alongside the National Rifle Association to clos...
Tags: Guns, Obama Administration, Africa, Court, America, United States, National Rifle Association, Wildlife Service, D C Circuit, U S Court of Appeals, D C Circuit Court, FWS, SCI, Conservation News, Safari Club International, About Safari Club International


RMEF Ratchets Up Land Protection Work in Wyoming

RMEF Ratchets Up Land Protection Work in Wyoming IMG RMEF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Thanks to the conservation action taken by a family that appreciates the wildlife values of its land, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation closed its fourth land protection project in Wyoming so far this year. “We salute the Grzybowski family for working with us to permanently protect habitat that is so crucial for elk and other wildlife,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO. “This conservation easement ensures...
Tags: Guns, America, Wyoming, Grand Canyon, Black Hills, South Dakota Wyoming, Conservation News, Rmef, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Kyle Weaver, Grzybowski, Little Laramie River, Snowy Range Mountains, Little Laramie Valley, Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments


2020 DU National Convention coming to Orlando, Florida

Ducks Unlimited will be holding its 83rd annual national convention on Sept. 16-19, at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. IMG Ducks Unlimited U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Ducks Unlimited will hold its 83rd annual national convention Sept. 16-19, at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. The national convention is an annual gathering and business meeting for DU’s most dedicated volunteers, partners, and donors. This year’s event, postponed earlier in the year due to COVID-19 restrictions, will include insightful sp...
Tags: Florida, Guns, US, North America, Ducks Unlimited, Orlando, Everglades, Orlando Florida, First National Bank of Omaha, Kennedy Space Center, Winter Park, Adam Putnam, Conservation News, Ducks Unlimited Inc, Schoenrock, Doug Schoenrock


Forcing Wolves Down Colorado’s Throat, The Next Steps. The Action Plan. The Fall Out

Forcing Wolves Down Colorado's Throat Colorado USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Baird says he has been spending his time helping craft the ballot language. “In a matter such as this, both sides of the issue have the opportunity to work with the Secretary of State's office to craft the language which will appear on the ballot. I've spent a large portion of my time dedicated to ensuring the language is fair.” Baird says the language will be released formally in late June or early July. The Rocky Mountain...
Tags: New York, Guns, Colorado, California, Montana, Washington, Oregon, US, Idaho, New Mexico, Jason, Rockies, State, Don, Wildlife Service, Baird


Doug Schoenrock Elected President Of Ducks Unlimited

Alabama resident becomes DU’s 45th president. Doug Schoenrock Elected President Of Ducks Unlimited MEMPHIS, Tennessee – -(AmmoLand.com)- Ducks Unlimited (DU) elected Doug Schoenrock to serve as the conservation organization’s 45th president. Schoenrock, an Alabama resident, succeeds Rogers Hoyt Jr., who now serves as chairman of the board. “I’m deeply honored and humbled to serve as president of the greatest wetlands conservation organization in the world,” Schoenrock said. “I’m looking forw...
Tags: Guns, US, Alabama, North America, Ducks Unlimited, Memphis, Knoxville, Memphis Tennessee, Huntsville, Linda, Doug, Lauren, Sara Lee, University of Tennessee, Du, Huntsville Ala


Utah Antlerless Deer Hunt Registration Starts May 28th

Utah's Division of Wildlife Resources advises that antlerless deer like this Cow Elk are great for adding meat to the table. IMG Utah DWR Salt Lake City, UT -(AmmoLand.com)- If putting locally sourced, nutritious meat on the table while enjoying Utah's beautiful outdoors sounds good to you, take note that the application period for Utah's 2020 antlerless hunts opens soon. Cow elk in forest Depending on the age, a cow elk can provide between 120 to nearly 200 pounds of boneless meat. That meat ...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Salt Lake City UT, DWR, Conservation News, Utah Wildlife Board, Utah Department of Natural Resources, Covy Jones, Wildlife Resources, State Parks and Recreation, Forestry Fire and State Lands, IMG Utah DWR


Support the Healthy Dog Importation Act NOW! – HR 6921

Support the Healthy Dog Importation Act NOW! – HR 6921 USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s time – and if you take action now it’s finally possible – to stop the flood of unhealthy dogs pouring into our country each year. Thanks to the leadership of Congressman Ralph Abraham, veterinarian and medical doctor of Louisiana, and the co-sponsorship of the other two veterinarians in Congress, Kurt Schrader of Oregon and Ted Yoho of Florida, HR 6921, comprehensive, bipartisan legislation to protect the heal...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Congress, Oregon, US, Usda, United States, Louisiana, Customs, Border Patrol, Centers for Disease Control CDC, NAIA, Ted Yoho, Conservation News, Hunting News, Kurt Schrader


NWTF Partners with Conservation Leaders to Bolster #ResponsibleRecreation Campaign

The NWTF is partnering with several outdoor groups to promote #ResponsibleRecreation campaign. IMG Responsible-Recreation.org Edgefield, SC -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Wild Turkey Federation is partnering with conservation leaders, including the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Congressional Sportsman Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and Trout Unlimited, to spearhead #ResponsibleRecreation, a media campaign encouraging Amer...
Tags: Guns, North America, Conservation News, NWTF, National Wild Turkey Federation, NWTF Partners, Edgefield SC AmmoLand, Becky Humphries, National Wild Turkey Federation ( NWTF, Center for Disease Prevention and Control, IMG Responsible Recreation


Duck Stamp Contest Change Celebrates Conservation Achievements

Changes to the New USFWS Duck Stamp celebrate the conservation achievements of waterfowl hunters U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today is celebrating the remarkable conservation achievements of waterfowl hunters and our unique American hunting heritage with the permanent addition of a theme for the Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, commonly known as the Duck Stamp. Beginning with the 2020 contest, the theme of, “celebrating our waterfowl hunting ...
Tags: Guns, Washington, US, America, Service, United States, YouTube Channel, Wildlife Service, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, USFWS, Adam Putnam, Conservation News, Duck Stamps, David Bernhardt, Federal Duck Stamps, Aurelia Skipwith


Leupold Named Official Optics Partner of RMEF

U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is proud to announce Leupold as its official optics partner. “The relentless pursuit of our mission matches Leupold’s relentless pursuit of being the number-one optics brand in the outdoor industry,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO. “Leupold strongly believes in and supports our conservation efforts to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage.” The RMEF-Leupold relationship dates back n...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Oregon, America, United States, Gear, Weaver, Conservation News, Shooting Industry News, Rmef, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Leupold, Kyle Weaver, Leupold Stevens, Leupold Stevens Inc, Bruce Pettet


Leupold Named Official Optics Partner of RMEF ~ VIDEO

U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is proud to announce Leupold as its official optics partner. “The relentless pursuit of our mission matches Leupold’s relentless pursuit of being the number-one optics brand in the outdoor industry,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO. “Leupold strongly believes in and supports our conservation efforts to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage.” The RMEF-Leupold relationship dates back n...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Oregon, America, United States, Gear, Weaver, Conservation News, Rmef, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Leupold, Kyle Weaver, Leupold Stevens, Leupold Stevens Inc, Bruce Pettet


Silencer Central Supports Freedom to Hunt with SCI Corporate Sponsorship

Silencer Central exclusive silencer corporate sponsor Sioux Falls, SD (Ammoland.com) – Silencer Central, the only ATF licensed silencer dealer with a unique digital/online business model that allows them to ship to customers in all 42 silencer-friendly states, announce they are now the Official Silencer Dealer with the leader in defending the freedom to hunt and promoting wildlife conservation, the Safari Club International (SCI). “Partnering with the largest, international organization that s...
Tags: Guns, Midwest, ATF, NFA, Sioux Falls South Dakota, SCI, Conservation News, Hunting News, Safari Club International, SCI Foundation, Safari Club International SCI, Silencer Central, Brandon Maddox, Sioux Falls SD Ammoland, SCI Corporate Sponsorship SCI, SCI Foundation SCI


Remington Renews Trailblazer in Conservation Boone & Crockett Support

Remington Arms Company has renewed its commitment to support conservation efforts with the Boone & Cricket Club. Missoula, MT -(AmmoLand.com)- Remington Arms Company has renewed its sponsorship of the Boone and Crockett Club through the organization's “Trailblazer in Conservation” program. Trailblazers in Conservation are investing in the Club's mission work and are the highest-level partnership available with the Club. Remington is also the exclusive sponsor of the Club's Fair Chase Yearbook,...
Tags: Guns, America, Club, North America, Yellowstone, Boone, Armour, Theodore Roosevelt, Denali, Lacey, Remington, Missoula Montana, Conservation News, Boone Crockett, Remington Arms, Remington Arms Company


Sec Bernhardt Proposes Historic Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities

The DOI just signed legislation to vastly expand hunting and fishing opportunities to outdoor sportsmen. Washington, DC -(AmmoLand.com)- Continuing the Trump Administration’s significant efforts to increase recreational access on public lands, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced today a historic proposal for new and expanded hunting and fishing opportunities across more than 2.3 million acres at 97 national wildlife refuges and 9 national fish hatcheries. This proposed ...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Minnesota, Guns, California, Washington, Massachusetts, America, West Virginia, Service, United States, Wyoming, Washington Dc, Michigan, Donald Trump, Delaware


Washington’s Forests, Elk Habitat Get $880K Upgrade

Washington State to receive more than $800K for wildlife conservation. Missoula, MT -(AmmoLand.com)-  The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners awarded $880,232 of grant funding toward Washington wildlife habitat enhancement and scientific research. RMEF directly granted $306,741 and leveraged an additional $573,491 in partner funding. “These funds will pay for a variety of treatments including forest thinning, meadow restoration, prescribed burning, noxious weed treatment, aspen rest...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, America, Washington State, Columbia, Blue Mountains, Joseph, Bureau of Land Management, Thurston County, Newport, Missoula, Pierce County, Yakima, Pomeroy, Mount St Helens


USFWS Solicits Input on New E-Bike Wildlife Refuge Rules

USFWS is soliciting public input on new proposed regulations on e-bike use in wildlife refuges. USA -(AmmoLand.com)- To increase recreational use on public lands for all Americans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to adopt regulations on the use of electric bicycles (otherwise known as “e-bikes”) in units of the National Wildlife Refuge System. “The proposed e-bike rule will open new opportunities to the millions of Americans who visit national wildlife refuges each year,” said ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Service, YouTube Channel, Wildlife Service, Interior, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, USFWS, Conservation News, Aurelia Skipwith


Renowned Biologist and Conservationist Chuck Kowaleski Passes at 64

Chuck Kowaleski's contributions in Wildlife Conservation were Monumental. U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The University of Tennessee put out the following email a few days ago. It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Charles (Chuck) Kowaleski, longtime friend and colleague (October 3, 1955 – March 23, 2020). Chuck began his career with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in 1990, and has been an active member of the quail conservation world for the last 18 years. He received many accola...
Tags: Chuck, Texas, Guns, Karen, Tennessee, Houston, Casey, University of Tennessee, Seabrook, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Jackson Wy, NRCS, Liberia West Africa, Conservation News, TPWD, AFWA


AZGFD: Mexican Wolf Population Increased 24% in 2019

US populations of Mexican Wolves rose 24% in 2019 Phoenix, AZ -(AmmoLand.com)- The wild population of Mexican wolves continues to grow at a healthy pace. The recent Mexican wolf count shows the population of Mexican wolves has increased by 24 percent since last year, raising the total number of wolves in the wild to a minimum of 163 animals. That number is among the findings of the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team (IFT), a task force comprising federal, state, tribal and international p...
Tags: Guns, Mexico, US, Service, United States, Arizona, New Mexico, North America, Wildlife Conservation, Albuquerque, Wildlife Service, Fish Department, IFT, Bureau of Land Management BLM, Arizona Game, Phoenix AZ


Ducks Unlimited Recognizes Contributions To Wetlands & Waterfowl Conservation

Ducks Unlimited Recognizes Contributions To Wetlands & Waterfowl Conservation Photo courtesy of Avian-X MEMPHIS, Tenn. – -(AmmoLand.com)- Ducks Unlimited announced the winners of the 2020 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards recently during the 85th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference held in Omaha, Nebraska. DU’s 2020 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards were presented in six categories and recognized individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the cons...
Tags: Guns, Awards, US, United States, North Dakota, Alaska, North America, Ducks Unlimited, Omaha Nebraska, U S Geological Survey, Lisa Murkowski, Jane Austin, Conservation News, Ducks Unlimited Inc, Jack Ray, Skip Hyberg


Grizzly Bear Defense, Bryan Berg, 17 September, 2017, Bob Marshall Wilderness, MT

Opinion Image from Bryan Berg cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In September of 2017, In the Bob Marshall Wilderness in Montana, near Glacier National Park, Bryan Berg had to shoot a big boar grizzly. You may have seen the AP story where the federal investigators confirmed he shot the bear in self-defense. Bryan got into trouble for not reporting the shooting, and for cutting off the bear claws as a memento. The plea bargain was under the Lacy Act, for transport...
Tags: Guns, Montana, Defense, Department Of Defense, Ap, Alaska, Arizona, Brian, Smith Wesson, Mossberg, Bryan, Glacier National Park, Grizzly Bears, Northern Wisconsin, Berg, Bob Marshall


Rader, Walker Promoted to Ducks Unlimited Regional Directors of Operations

Rader, Walker Promoted to Ducks Unlimited Regional Directors of Operations MEMPHIS, Tenn. – -(AmmoLand.com)- Ducks Unlimited (DU) announced today the promotion of Jamie Rader and Johann Walker to directors of operations for DU’s Great Lakes/Atlantic and Great Plains regions, respectively. Rader will lead DU’s Great Lakes/Atlantic Region, headquartered outside Ann Arbor, Mich., helping restore and protect diminishing wetlands in 21 states, from Minnesota to Maine. “I am pleased to announce th...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Montana, US, Maine, South Dakota, Tennessee, North America, Ducks Unlimited, Jamie, Bismarck North Dakota, Walker, Bethel University, Montana North Dakota, Great Plains, University of Tennessee


Illinois Names Bob Caveny the New ‘Quail Coordinator’

Illinois Names Bob Caveny the New ‘Quail Coordinator’ USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Bob Caveny of Carlinville, Illinois, is the Land of Lincoln’s new agriculture and grassland wildlife program manager in the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. In that role, he will also serve as the state’s “quail coordinator” in the state’s support of the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI), a strategic, unified effort by 25 state wildlife agencies to restore wild bobwhite quail. Caveny joins th...
Tags: Usa, Texas, Guns, US, Indiana, University, Lincoln, Illinois, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Conservation News, NBCI, National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative, National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative ( NBCI, National Bobwhite Technical Committee NBTC, Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Program, Carlinville Illinois


Breaking News: An Animal Is Not A Human

Opinion by Larry Keane Siding With Bronx Zoo, Judge Rules Happy The Elephant Is Not A Person USA – -(AmmoLand.com)-  Back in October, we were amazed to see that a court was taking up the question of whether a Bronx Zoo elephant was being illegally detained because the animal, as an “extraordinarily complex” creature, should have human rights. Today we are happy to report that “Happy,” the Asian elephant, remains an elephant. Bronx Supreme Court Judge Alison Tuitt dismissed the lawsuit brough...
Tags: Guns, Animal Rights, Bronx Zoo, NSSF, Conservation News, Bronx Supreme Court, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Larry Keane, Alison Tuitt, Nonhuman Rights Project This


Reliable Commercial Test for Chronic Wasting Disease In Deer Scents Now Exists

Scent Companies Call on Government Agencies to Catch up With Technological Advances. Sick Dear Chronic Wasting Disease Ramsey, MN – -(AmmoLand.com)- A commercially available test that can be used to analyze deer urine for the presence of CWD prions before its distribution to the public has been in use by Wildlife Research Center® and Tink’s® for a year, and most of the major scent companies are also adopting this technology in 2020. Real-Time Quaking Induced Conversion, RT-QuIC for short, ...
Tags: Guns, US, Louisiana, Conservation News, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Wildlife Research Center, Chronic Wasting Disease, Dead Down Wind, Tinks, Sam Burgeson, Time Quaking Induced Conversion RT, Phil Robinson CEO of Tink, Archery Trade Association Deer Protection Program


California Facing Self-Imposed Public Lands Funding Crisis

Opinion by Larry Keane California Facing Self-Imposed Public Lands Funding Crisis USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Go west, young man. That’s what California’s Department of Fish and Wildlife is telling hunters and anglers. That is, of course, as long as hunters are willing to pay a fee for the privilege to purchase ammunition in the Golden State and pass a state-required background check. There are a couple more minor stipulations. Hunters can’t bring their own ammunition into the state if they’re tr...
Tags: Guns, California, Wyoming, Golden State, NSSF, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Weatherby, Conservation News, Hunting News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Larry Keane, Pittman-Robertson Act