Andy Treharne joined the CSF team October of 2011 as the organization’s lead on sportsmen’s policy issues throughout the western United States. In his current role as Senior Director of External Affairs, Andy manages CSF’s Marketing and Communications Department and Events and Development Department.
With past experience working with western legislators, government officials, stakeholders and local communities, Andy brings a unique and valuable perspective to his position with CSF. Prior to joining CSF, he served as the Policy Director for the House Republicans in the Colorado General Assembly where he supported a 33 member caucus through agenda development, policy and budget analysis, and regulatory monitoring. Additionally, he has worked as a Legislative Aide in the Colorado House of Representatives and as a staff member for U.S. Senator Wayne Allard (CO) in both Grand Junction, Colorado and Washington, DC.
Andy has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in environmental policy, management and law from the University of Colorado at Denver. Currently, he serves as Chair of the Federal Lands Hunting, Fishing, and Shooting Sports Roundtable, as a member of the American Wildlife Conservation Partners Steering Committee, as a subject matter expert for the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council’s Recreational Shooting and Hunting Committees, and represents CSF on the Council to Advance Hunting and Shooting Sports Board of Directors. Between 2016 and 2019, Andy served as a governor-appointed and Senate-confirmed member of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Habitat Stamp Committee responsible for developing agency project recommendations focused on improving hunting and fishing access, conservation of big game migration corridors and winter range, and habitat restoration.
Articles by Andy Treharne
Federal Lands Roundtable Comments on Tonto National Forest ManagementMonday, March 23, 2020
Colorado: District Court Rejects Lawsuit Targeting Colorado Parks and Wildlife Research StudiesMonday, November 25, 2019
Colorado: Bobcat Citizen Petition to be Considered by Parks and Wildlife CommissionMonday, May 6, 2019
Colorado: Caucus Hosts Sportsmen’s Day at the CapitolMonday, April 29, 2019
Wyoming: Governor Mark Gordon Joins Sportsmen’s CaucusMonday, March 18, 2019
New Mexico: Budget Proposal Threatens Conservation FundingMonday, February 4, 2019
Your opinion counts
Studies conducted at both the state and federal level have found that the number of hunters and trappers have been on a generally declining trend over the past several decades. To increase recruitment, retention, and reactivation (R3) of hunters and trappers, which initiative do you think would have the greatest impact?Vote Here
- Increase the number of states with discounted license tailored to specific groups. (5.33%)
- Increase access to public lands. (24.86%)
- Provide more information for new participants. (4.00%)
- Provide hands on opportunities to improve skills and knowledge. (13.02%)
- Engage youth through hunter and conservation programs in schools. (42.98%)
- I feel we have enough sportsmen and women and do not believe R3 programs are necessary. (9.80%)