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New York Sportsmen’s Advisory Council Holds Board and Officer Elections

Contact: Joe Mullin, Manager, Northeastern States Why it Matters: The New York Sportsmen’s Advisory Council (NYSAC) serves a crucial role in advancing pro-hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, and trapping policies in the Empire State. NYSAC and its members serve as New York’s premier collective of organizations fighting on behalf of the state’s sportsmen and women and …

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Department Issues Favorable Recommendations on CSF-Led Youth Hunting Initiative

Contact: Joe Mullin, Northeastern States Manager Why it Matters: Dedicated efforts spearheaded by CSF, the New York Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, New York Sportsmen’s Advisory Council, and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation led to the implementation of a pilot program that allowed eligible counties to opt-in for junior hunting. The overwhelming acceptance of this …

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New York Caucus Co-Chair Calls for Action or Removal of Gaming Commissioners Over Online Raffle Regulations

Contact: Nick Lewis, Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator Highlights Why it Matters: Hunting, fishing, and other conservation organizations rely heavily on in-person fundraising events to support their missions. With the pandemic still lingering and the economy shifting towards an ever-increasingly digital marketplace, these organizations must have expanded online raffle access to ensure funding mechanisms remain for efforts …

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New York Sportsmen’s Groups Unite to Oppose County Opt-Out Regulations

Contact: Nick Lewis, Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator Highlights Why it Matters: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is the primary manager of fish and wildlife and their habitats in the Empire State. The DEC is entrusted with these responsibilities, for which it utilizes science-based adaptive management models that allow for adaptations to changing …

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Excitement Builds for Fall Hunting Season: Resounding Support for New York’s Junior Hunting Program

Contact: Nick Lewis, Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator Highlights Why it Matters:  Throughout the year, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) works hand-in-hand with the New York Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus (Caucus), members of the New York Sportsmen’s Advisory Council, the Department of Environmental Conservation, and in-state and national partner organizations to promote and advance policies that celebrate the Empire …

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New York Sportsmen’s Advisory Council Elects New Leadership, Begins Preparing for 2022 at Annual Board Meeting

Contact: Nick Lewis, Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator Highlights: Why it Matters: The New York Sportsmen’s Advisory Council (NYSAC) serves a crucial role in advancing pro-hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, and trapping policies in the Empire State. NYSAC and its members realized several legislative successes this year, including monumental, caucus-driven efforts to lower the hunting age for big …

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Expanding Access to Hunting for New York Youth: A Joint Statement from the Co-Chairs of the NY Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus

As Co-Chairs of the bipartisan and bicameral New York Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, State Senator Joseph Griffo, Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther, and Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt are proud to report on the recent progress made through the FY 2022 Budget towards providing the youth of New York and their families with additional opportunities to enjoy time afield. …

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New York Caucus Co-Chairs Advocate for Lowering the Hunting Age and Expanding Crossbow Use

Contact: Brent Miller, Senior Director, Northeastern States and States Program Administrator Establishing a universal hunting age of 12 and expanding crossbow use have been long-standing priorities for the New York Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus (Caucus). For more than six years, both issues have enjoyed bipartisan support as stand-alone bills and have been championed by both Caucus …

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New York Considers the Next Decade of Deer Management

Contact: Brent Miller, Senior Director, Northeastern States and States Program Team Administrator The New York Department of Environmental Conservation released a draft of their Management Plan for White-tailed Deer in New York State, 2021-2030 for public comment in late November. The plan quickly drew the attention of both in-state and national conservation organizations and policy …

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