In the states, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation States Program Team works with pro-sportsmen elected leaders through the collaboration of the individual sportsmen’s caucuses that make up the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and governors who are part of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus.
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Established with the single purpose of protecting and conserving wildlife, game commissions… Read More
Anti-hunting, animal-rights extremist groups such as the Humane Socieity of the United… Read More
In recent years, hunting and fishing tournaments have come under fire by “animal… Read More
Active management, as opposed to passive management, employs the use of silvicultural… Read More
Poaching stands as one of the greatest threats to both the social acceptance of hunting and… Read More
Dogs play a critical role in the sporting community. One important role, blood tracking, is… Read More
Preemption is the process where a higher level of government revokes the regulatory ability… Read More
The first residential hunting licenses were introduced in 1895 and considered widely… Read More
North America’s approach to wildlife management is unique to the world, as wildlife –… Read More
In 1989, international trade of ivory was outlawed by the Convention on International Trade… Read More
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- Facilitating voter registration at the time of hunting/fishing license purchase (8.70%)
- Addressing Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in deer populations (15.81%)
- Increasing public access to private lands (26.88%)
- Granting more fish and wildlife management authority to the states (28.85%)
- Other (19.76%)