NEWS RELEASE: 2016-17 Wisconsin Wolf Monitoring Data Now Available

http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=4244  NEWS RELEASE Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 101 S Webster, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI  53707 Phone:  608-267-2773    TDD:  711 dnr.wi.gov    www.wisconsin.gov  DATE: June 8, 2017 CONTACT: David MacFarland, DNR large carnivore specialist, 715-365-8917 SUBJECT: 2016-17 Wisconsin wolf monitoring data now available   MADISON – Wisconsin wolf monitoring data for 2016-17 is now available on the Department of Natural Resources’ wolf management webpage.  Monitoring efforts detected an overwinter minimum wolf count of 925-956 and 232 packs in 2016-17 – this represents a 6.8 percent increase from the 2015-16 minimum wolf count (866-897 and 222 packs).  Wolf count efforts are … Continue reading NEWS RELEASE: 2016-17 Wisconsin Wolf Monitoring Data Now Available

Working for You: 6 Infrastructure Projects on Public Lands

Did you know: The Interior Department manages a vast array of infrastructure projects across the country? From roads and bridges to dams and transmission lines, infrastructure maintained by Interior help build a strong American economy.  These projects help millions of visitors experience our national treasures, provide water and energy to people in the West, and support American jobs. For example, the Hoover Dam provides water to 23 million people in the southwestern United States while its power plant provides power to 1.2 million people. And the Blue Ridge Parkway attracts visitors from all over the world, helping the local economy. Last … Continue reading Working for You: 6 Infrastructure Projects on Public Lands

Sportsmen Slam House Bill Limiting Public Lands Acquisitions

News for Immediate Release May 1, 2017 Contact: Katie McKalip, 406-240-9262, mckalip@backcountryhunters.org  Sportsmen Slam House Bill Limiting Public Lands Acquisitions H.R. 2167 would hamper strategic gains for conservation, to facilitate access Sportsmen Slam House Bill Limiting Public Lands AcquisitionsWASHINGTON – A bill that would inhibit the strategic acquisition of public lands and waters for access, recreation and fish and wildlife habitat is drawing strong criticism from Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. H.R. 2167, introduced last week by Rep. Morgan Griffith of Virginia, would legislate a “no net increase” in the size of the public estate, stipulating that for every acre acquired … Continue reading Sportsmen Slam House Bill Limiting Public Lands Acquisitions

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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 members are making a difference, and we need your help now to do even more!     The battle to protect our public lands is far from over. Now Mr. Chaffetz needs to kill H.R. 622, which would eliminate hundreds of critical law enforcement jobs with … Continue reading Urgent – Public Lands Need Your Support Now!

Animal-Rights Movement Wants Wolves Reintroduced In Colorado

  Does Long-Distance Running Aid Backcountry Hunting Success? Read Now Explaining Kinetic Energy And Why It’s Important For Bowhunters To Understand Read Now Animal-Rights Group Sees “No Down Side” To Reintroducing Wolves To Colorado Read Now       You received this message because you registered an email address with Grand View Outdoors or a Grand View Outdoors partner.Unsubscribe | Privacy Policy. © 2017 Grand View Media | 200 Croft Street, Suite 1 | Birmingham, AL 35242 From our family of outdoor brands                     Continue reading Animal-Rights Movement Wants Wolves Reintroduced In Colorado

SCI Sues to Protect Hunting Opportunities in Alaska

  News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: media@safariclub.org January 20, 2017 SCI Sues to Protect Hunting Opportunities in Alaska WASHINGTON, DC – On January 19, 2017, Safari Club International (SCI) filed a lawsuit against three sets of Obama Administration regulations that prohibit and restrict certain methods and means of hunting on National Wildlife Refuges and National Preserves in Alaska.  SCI filed suit in federal district court in the District of Alaska.  SCI’s lawsuit challenges the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) and National Park Service’s (NPS) illegal acts in ignoring and overriding the State of Alaska’s authority to manage wildlife and … Continue reading SCI Sues to Protect Hunting Opportunities in Alaska

New Weatherby® Vanguard® Camilla™, Now Available in 6.5 Creedmoor for Women Shooters

  New Weatherby® Vanguard® Camilla™, now available in 6.5 Creedmoor for women shooters PASO ROBLES, Calif. – January 17, 2017 – No two shooters are alike, and men are certainly different from women when it comes to the way a rifle should fit and perform. That’s why Weatherby created the Vanguard® Camilla™ – a rifle designed entirely for women, by women. The result is an exquisite firearm that truly becomes an extension of a woman’s form. For 2017, a new cartridge has been added to the Camilla line: the flat-shooting, hard-hitting 6.5 Creedmoor. The rifle is also available in .243 WIN, .308 … Continue reading New Weatherby® Vanguard® Camilla™, Now Available in 6.5 Creedmoor for Women Shooters

REMINDER: TRCP Conservation Roundtable Tomorrow at 3pm

If you’ve already confirmed your attendance, thanks — we’ll see you soon! If you’d still like to attend, email me at kbrady@trcp.org or text 617-501-6352. Have a great show! -KB Continue reading REMINDER: TRCP Conservation Roundtable Tomorrow at 3pm

Colorado Elk Herd in the Crosshairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 17, 2017 MEDIA NOTE: For a high-resolution photo or more information, contact Mark Holyoak, RMEF, 406-523-3481 or mholyoak@rmef.org This news release is also posted here. Colorado Elk Herd in the Crosshairs MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is raising a word of warning about a “quiet” movement in Colorado seeking to place wolves on the landscape. It also has grave concerns about the tactics used by environmentalists and animal rights groups behind such efforts.A representative of a wolf advocacy group, the Turner Endangered Species Fund, recently addressed a gathering of Colorado citizens claiming the placement of wolves … Continue reading Colorado Elk Herd in the Crosshairs