public land

Bill passes with a 14-7 vote On July 26, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) passed S.1514, the Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation for Wildlife Act (HELP for Wildlife Act), with a bipartisan vote of 14-7. Before

Secretary Zinke says Bears Ears “merits some degree of protection” The Salt Lake Tribune reports Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking the size of the 1.3 million acre Bear Ears National Monument in Utah. Zinke says the acreage designated by

Sportsmen look to Secretary Zinke to restore public’s voice in Bureau of Land Management’s land-use planning process Yesterday, U.S. Senators voted to nullify the Bureau of Land Management’s revised land-use planning rule, commonly known as Planning 2.0. This rule gave

Congressman abandons H.R. 621, which would have seized millions of acres of public lands and waters Following pressure from hunters, anglers, and numerous sportsmen groups and businesses, Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced last night his decision to abandon H.R. 621,

By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe announced the agency proposes to expand hunting and fishing opportunities at 13 national wildlife refuges across the United States. This includes migratory bird, upland game, big

Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation demonstrates that habitat management on federal public lands is an important issue for sportsmen and women, particularly for those who hunt on FPLs.

Some recreational shooters, by refusing to police themselves, are giving anti-gun advocates reasons why hunters shouldn’t be allowed access to public lands.

A cooperative agreement between the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and a timber company will secure more acres of public land for sportsmen.