The Roosevelt Report 3-26-2013

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‘Protect Our Prairies Act’ Last Hope for Native Grasslands

Dusan_Hunter_2013Photo by Dusan Smetana.

The new version of the “Sodsaver” concept has been around for some time, with the aim of preventing native grasslands from being plowed for two important reasons: This habitat is critical for a wide range of upland birds, migratory waterfowl and numerous other species; and they are far less productive for crops than other lands.Outdoor writer Bob Marshall explains why the need for Sodsaver has never been greater, and how the recent push for corn-based ethanol and soaring world commodity prices have led to a dramatic increase in conversion of grasslands to row crops.

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From the Blog Skinny

Speak up to Save Critical Heartland Habitat

The TRCP joins partners Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever, Ducks Unlimited and others in urging sportsmen across the nation to contact their House representative and ask him or her to co-sponsor the Protect Our Prairies act (H.R. 686).

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Newsletter TRCP Top 5
1) Feds’ New Energy Plan Praised by Sportsmen The Outdoor Hub
2) ‘MeatEater’ Honored as Finalist for Prestigious Culinary Award The Daily Caller

3) Ken Salazar’s Legacy: Saving Open Lands The Denver Post

4) Captain Releases 25,000th Billfish International Game Fish Association

5) Who Won the RMEF Elk-Calling Championship? Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Newsletter Highlights Revised
Carp_VideoVideo: How to Fillet Asian CarpPlenty of carp are swimming in the country’s waterways. Next time you catch one, try eating it. You may be surprised to find out they are not only edible, but delicious.

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Theodore Roosevelt
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