Reminder: Spring Birding Tours at Michigan’s Wetland Wonderlands

The Department of Natural Resources invites Michigan residents to celebrate spring and explore the state’s wetlands with a birding tour at one of the nearby Wetland Wonders or Signature Wetlands. Opportunities for wildlife watchers to participate in a spring birding tours continue through the end of April. Highlights of the birding tours may include diving and dabbling ducks in full breeding plumage, trumpeter and tundra swans, osprey, bald eagles, sandhill cranes, and much more. Led by DNR Wildlife Division staff, as well as volunteers from Ducks Unlimited and Audubon clubs, the tours may include a “sneak peek” driving tour into … Continue reading Reminder: Spring Birding Tours at Michigan’s Wetland Wonderlands

Boating Challenged in Miami 11-15-2015

Will Politics Derail the Miami International Boat Show? Not if we can help it! Elected officials in South Florida need to hear from you about why the Miami International Boat Show is important and valuable to Miami, the State of Florida and the marine industry. Take action now and sign the petitionA Message from the National Marine Manufacturers Association We need your help to produce the show you want! The Miami International Boat Show has been an institution for 75 years. It is critical to the recreational boating industry. However, the opportunity to produce the best possible show for all … Continue reading Boating Challenged in Miami 11-15-2015

MidwayUSA Releases Larry’s Short Stories #109 – Turkey Shooting – Me and Paul 5-11-2015

MidwayUSA Releases Larry’s Short Stories #109 – Turkey Shooting – Me and Paul MidwayUSA is“Some of my fondest memories are the hunting and fishing stories Dad and my uncles shared with us kids back then – generally around the wood stove, and other times in the field,” said Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA. “Unfortunately, it was pure and simple storytelling, so all I have are the memories. Now, as a father and grandfather and having hunted and fished all my life, I am taking the time to write down some of my own stories – for the enjoyment … Continue reading MidwayUSA Releases Larry’s Short Stories #109 – Turkey Shooting – Me and Paul 5-11-2015

Cold Waters Press Release 4-23-2015

      News for Immediate Release April 20, 2015 Contact: Todd Tanner, 406-291-0857, todd.tanner@conservationhawks.org      Conservation Hawks Releases Cold Waters Film   CH shares new Cold Waters film with America’s anglers.   BIGFORK, Mont. – Conservation Hawks, Inc., a group of hunters and anglers working to defend America’s sporting heritage, will release an important new film to the public on April 21. Cold Waters, a 10-minute film shot on a spectacular southwestern Montana spring creek, celebrates the joy and passion of fly fishing while educating anglers about the looming threat of climate change.  In October 2014, five respected fly fishermen – … Continue reading Cold Waters Press Release 4-23-2015

Media Advisory: Teleconference TODAY with Sportsmen on Federal Lands Transfers 3-24-2015

  Media Advisory March 24, 2015 Contact: Katie McKalip, 406-240-9262, mckalip@backcountryhunters.org   Teleconference TODAY at NOON EDT: Sportsmen Go to Washington, D.C., to Rally Against  Sale or Transfer of Federal Public Lands    To join the call, dial 800-311-9403 and enter pass code 175716   WASHINGTON – As House and Senate Republicans prepare to debate their Fiscal Year 2016 budget priorities, sportsmen remain on guard against proposals that would transfer or sell federal public lands to state ownership, proposals that would mirror misguided efforts currently underway in numerous Western states.   State ownership of federal public lands could result in … Continue reading Media Advisory: Teleconference TODAY with Sportsmen on Federal Lands Transfers 3-24-2015

Rep. Ron Kind, Senator Mark Udall Renew Push to Connect Kids with Nature, Address Childhood Obesity 5-21-2014

News from Congressman Ron Kind   REPRESENTING WISCONSIN’S THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT   1502 Longworth House Office Building • Washington, D.C. 20515 • (202) 225-5506   ____________________________________________________________       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                           May 21, 2014        Rep. Ron Kind, Senator Mark Udall Renew Push to Connect Kids with Nature, Address Childhood Obesity   Healthy Kids Outdoors Act Will Broaden Support for Local Programs to Improve Physical, Mental Health  WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) and U.S. Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) today reintroduced their common-sense plan to help children connect with healthy, active, outdoor lifestyles. The … Continue reading Rep. Ron Kind, Senator Mark Udall Renew Push to Connect Kids with Nature, Address Childhood Obesity 5-21-2014

Leading Sportsmen’s Groups Oppose Legislation that Would Halt EPA’s Efforts to Protect Bristol Bay, Alaska 4-16-2014

Leading Sportsmen’s Groups Oppose Legislation that Would Halt EPA’s Efforts to Protect Bristol Bay, Alaska Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Dallas Safari Club, Bull Moose Sportsmen’s Alliance, and others show strong support for protecting Bristol Bay FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2014 CONTACT: Scott Hed, Director of Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska; 605-351-1646 scott@sportsmansalliance4ak.org WASHINGTON – Today, 14 leading sportsmen’s and conservation groups expressed their strong opposition to the Regulatory Fairness Act, which would halt the EPA’s efforts to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the proposed Pebble Mine. The groups sent a letter outlining their concerns to the co-sponsors of the legislation, … Continue reading Leading Sportsmen’s Groups Oppose Legislation that Would Halt EPA’s Efforts to Protect Bristol Bay, Alaska 4-16-2014

Yosemite Release: New Guided “Yosemite Valley Rim Adventure” Backpacking Trip 1-28-2014

                                                                             www.YosemitePark.com                                                                       YOSEMITE MOUNTAINEERING SCHOOL TO OFFER NEW GUIDED “YOSEMITE VALLEY RIM ADVENTURE” BACKPACKING TRIP   Three-day guided backpacking trip includes camping on the top of El Capitan and  Yosemite Falls    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., January 28, 2014 – The Yosemite Mountaineering School and Guide Service, operated by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, announces a new guided backpacking trip available this summer in Yosemite National Park. The new three-day “Yosemite Valley Rim Adventure” is a great opportunity for park visitors to have an introduction to backpacking while enjoying the … Continue reading Yosemite Release: New Guided “Yosemite Valley Rim Adventure” Backpacking Trip 1-28-2014

THURSDAY Teleconference: Clean Water Issues Take Spotlight in EPA Report 10-9-2013

Thursday Teleconference: Clean Water Issues Take Spotlight in EPA Report Scientists discuss treatment of streams and wetlands important to sportsmen       WASHINGTON – As millions of American sportsmen head out their doors this fall – to rivers, streams, lakes, marshes and wetlands – they will rely on the federal Clean Water Act to protect habitats that sustain the fish, ducks and other aquatic resources key to our outdoor traditions.    The Environmental Protection Agency recently released a report that will guide development of a soon-to-be-released rule clarifying the federal Clean Water Act’s role in safeguarding the so-called “waters … Continue reading THURSDAY Teleconference: Clean Water Issues Take Spotlight in EPA Report 10-9-2013

Clean Water Act Press Release from TRCP 9-17-2013

Clean Water Act Takes Spotlight in New EPA Report, Rule-making   Sportsmen commend steps to restore protections for critical waters, valuable fish and wildlife habitat        WASHINGTON – Implementation of the federal Clean Water Act – and the conservation of crucial water resources and wildlife habitat – should improve thanks to a report released today by the Environmental Protection Agency, which also submitted a rule clarifying Clean Water Act jurisdiction to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for interagency review.       The report, released by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Scientific Advisory Board, synthesizes more than … Continue reading Clean Water Act Press Release from TRCP 9-17-2013