CSF's mission is to work with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping.
This report includes 2016 data on hunter, angler, and target shooter participation and expenditures and well as information on the American System of Conservation Funding.Read More
Read CSF's 2020 First Quarter Outdoor Heritage ReportRead More
Blog by Kent Keene, Midwestern States CoordinatorRead More
June 17, 2020 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, the U.S. Senate passed the historic Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422), which represents the…
On July 9, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that 1.2 million acres were enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)…
Contact: Clay Chester, Southeastern States Coordinator On July 6, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) submitted a letter to the…
With decades of combined public policy and political experience, no organization has access to so many elected officials and does more to advance sportsmen's issues in the political arena than the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF).
The state profiles are designed to be a comprehensive source of information on pro-sportsmen elected officials in each state as well as news and policy updates of concern to sportsmen and women.
Your opinion counts
Recently, Virginia has proposed legislation that would make the punishment for poaching, in their state, a 1-5 year prison sentence through HB-449. Poaching undermines the social acceptance of hunters, jobs, recreation, local and state economies, and conservation efforts. How should poachers be punished?Vote Here
- By sentencing them to jail time. (50.00%)
- By giving them a cash fine. (0.00%)
- By banning their hunting and fishing privileges and their ability to buy the necessary licenses. (16.67%)
- By putting them on a probation period. (0.00%)
- There should be some discretion in the penalties depending on the motivations for the poaching incident. (33.33%)
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