Meet the Queen of Fish, Donated Game on the Table, Wind Power: Good for Fishing and More 11-27-2013

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November 26
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We Need More Conservation Funding, Not Less Deer

Photo by Dusan Smetana.

Conservation funding is an easy target for federal spending cuts, with current proposals further slashing budgets that are already reeling from recent gutting.

This approach is woefully shortsighted and it’s time lawmakers viewed our natural resources not just as places for extraction and easy budget cuts, but for what they really are: Vehicles for outdoor recreation, and a core part of our national economic engine.

Read more on Forbes.com.

From the Blog Skinny
The Chukar Hunt

A pointing dog’s ultimate challenge and a wing shooter’s nemesis, the chukar is a high speed game bird that runs like the wind and flies like thunder. The TRCP’s Mia Sheppard writes about how to hunt this wily bird in the latest TRCP blog.

Read more and find out how the TRCP is working to conserve habitat and backcountry hunting experiences.

Remington Partnership
Newsletter TRCP Top 5
1) Hunters Across the Country Donate Meat for Thanksgiving - Yahoo News
2) Meet the Queen of Fish - Keep America Fishing
3) The United States of Watersheds - Washington Post

4) Wind Power: Good for Fishing? - TRCP Blog

5) Gulf Wetlands Loss Rate More Than Doubled - Outdoor Hub

Newsletter Highlights Revised

Duck HuntHouse Bills Remove Protections for Public Lands

This week the House passed two bills aimed at rolling back drilling regulations that protect federal lands, fish and wildlife. These rule changes backpedal on guidelines for which sportsmen have fought and would dramatically change the oversight of resource extraction on public lands.

Sportsmen aren’t asking to stop drilling everywhere. They’re only asking that it be done responsibly and that the property owners be able to set some of the rules.

Read more at Field & Stream.com

Photo by Dusan Smetana.

Theodore Roosevelt
Conservation Partnership

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