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9.5 hours!

9.5 hours!

    River Alliance’s executive director Raj Shukla speaks at the SB 76/AB 105 high-capacity well bill hearing. See River Alliance’s full testimony.  Two Minutes, One Email Last Wednesday there was a 9.5 hour hearing on Wisconsin’s groundwater. BIG thanks to Central Sands Water Action Coalition (CSWAC) advocates and many more citizen advocates from around the state! […]

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2017 Great American Outdoor Show Announces Free Readmission February 12

2017 Great American Outdoor Show Announces Free Readmission February 12

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 7, 2017 Contact: nragomedia@nrahq.org; (703) 267-1595 2017 Great American Outdoor Show Announces Free Readmission February 12 HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Great American Outdoor Show announces Bounce Back Sunday, a special promotion allowing all outdoor enthusiasts attending the world’s largest […]

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House Votes to Eviscerate Rule Giving Sportsmen More Say on Public Land Use

House Votes to Eviscerate Rule Giving Sportsmen More Say on Public Land Use

News for Immediate Release February 7, 2017 Contact: Kristyn Brady, 617-501-6352, kbrady@trcp.org House Votes to Eviscerate Rule Giving Sportsmen More Say on Public Land Use Representatives would revert BLM land-use planning back to an ineffective and outdated rule and prevent positive changes from being included in future revisions WASHINGTON, D.C. – Using an obscure legislative […]

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Urgent – Public Lands Need Your Support Now!

Urgent – Public Lands Need Your Support Now!

TAKE ACTION JOIN US DONATE STORE      With the backing of our members, we just helped pressure Rep. Jason Chaffetz to abandon H.R. 621, legislation that would have mandated the sale of more than 3 million acres of public lands in Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Wyoming. BHA […]

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DNR Changes & Challenges

DNR Changes & Challenges

  DNR Changes & Challenges   We’ve seen a recent proposal to reorganize the DNR. We’ve heard of a plan to dismantle the DNR. We’ve watched an agency with a proud tradition of evidence-based resource management reject the scientific consensus on climate change. We don’t know exactly what’s in store for a few months. But if […]

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Invitation to visit Beaumont’s Cattail Marsh

Dear Gary,  Are you looking for an off-the-beaten path outdoor destination to feature in your travel coverage this year?  If so, we would love to introduce you to Beaumont, Texas’ Cattail Marsh, which encompasses 900-acres of wetlands and offers a variety of recreational activities.  In 2016, a new boardwalk was added to provide exceptional access and […]

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Posted in Birds, Birdwatching, Camping and Hiking, Canoeing, Conservation, Ducks, Geese, Habitat, Kids & Conservation, Other State's Legislation, Other states Programs, Panfish, Photography, Photos, River Fishing, Tactic, Tips and Techniques, Trapping, Trout, Waterfowl, Websites0 Comments

MacKenzie Center Snowshoe & Hike

MacKenzie Center Snowshoe & Hike

Mark your calendar for the MacKenzie Center’s Snowshoe and Hike on Sunday, Jan. 22 from 1-4 p.m. Snowshoes will be available to use or you can bring your own! When you’re done snowshoeing you can warm up by the campfire or come into the lodge for some hot chocolate! (snowshoes will only be available if there […]

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National Parks Fly Fishing Book Leader on Amazon and In Stores

National Parks Fly Fishing Book Leader on Amazon and In Stores

While all the holiday television commercials for gift-wrapped cars and new RVs might have looked appealing, the biggest seller – at least amongst outdoor enthusiasts – was the 269 page “where-to-go, how to do-it” manual “25 Best National Parks to Fly Fish” by Terry and Wendy Gunn. Sales reported by both Amazon and by local […]

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Michigan State Lands Bills Fail–Sportsmen Cheer

Michigan State Lands Bills Fail–Sportsmen Cheer

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is welcoming news that two bad bills being considered by the legislature have failed to advance out of committee following strong opposition by sportsmen and other outdoor recreationists. Senate bills 39 and 40 would have eased the sale of Michigan state lands by the […]

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Boundary Waters Mining Leases Denied, Sportsmen Celebrate

Boundary Waters Mining Leases Denied, Sportsmen Celebrate

News for Immediate Release Dec. 15, 2016 Contact: Katie McKalip, 406-240-9262, mckalip@backcountryhunters.org Boundary Waters Mining Leases Denied, Sportsmen Celebrate Massive sulfide-ore copper mine would have jeopardized the region’s fish and wildlife, outdoor opportunities. Leases were strongly opposed by sportsmen ELY, Minn. – Public lands sportsmen today applauded the denial of federal mineral leases in the […]

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