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Wisconsin's Hunters and Anglers Have a Significant Impact on the Economy
In Wisconsin, spending by hunters and anglers directly supports 56,600 jobs, which puts $1.4 billion worth of paychecks into pockets of working residents around the state. Of course, government coffers also benefit -- spending by sportsmen in pursuit of these outdoor activities generates $400 million in state and local taxes. These latest figures demonstrate that season after season hunters and anglers are driving the economy from big businesses to rural towns, through booms and recessions.
Emergency Regulation Signed to Increase WMA Hunting Acreage
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) Commissioner M. Barnett Lawley signed an emergency regulation Tuesday, December 18, 2007 – 220-2-.22-.161ER – pertaining to Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and Sanctuaries Established.
“Supervision Required” License Increases Hunting Opportunities
Christmas holidays are fast approaching and many individuals will receive firearms as gifts. Recipients of these gifts will be anxious to put them to use in the field or on the range. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division wants everyone to enjoy their gifts and our state’s hunting opportunities.
Ruger Milestone Rifle Highlights SHOT Show Auction
Over the years, manufacturers and sportsmen have helped raise well over $500,000 for the future of hunting in America through the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show's annual firearm and knife auction. The 2008 auction promises to be another exciting one. The items include a highly embellished Ruger rifle with a historic serial number, an elegant Pennsylvania longrifle and a finely crafted, expertly engraved folding knife.
October 20 Opening Day Of Small Game Season
October 20 Opening Day Of Small Game Season
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced that Connecticut’s 2007-2008 small game hunting season will open at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20...
Hunter Education Program Exceeds Half Million Students Taught
Interested in hunting? Start with a Hunter Education Course
Richmond, VA — Since the introduction of mandatory Hunter Education in 1988, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) has certified more than a half million men, women and children through the Hunter Education program. This is an impressive milestone for the program and for the Department.
Teens tops in shooting sport
With the school year well under way, many teens are busy with football, soccer, cross-country or another "traditional" sport. Twin brothers Trent and Eric Pribil, seniors at Edmond North High School, are polishing up their rifles and shotguns for another year of participating in shooting sports.
Turkey Season Nears, Youth Turkey Hunting Day is April 28
Augusta, Maine - Maine’s turkey hunting season opens on April 30, and hunters can purchase their permit to hunt wild turkey through a license agent or online.
“The restoration of the Wild Turkey in Maine is an amazing success,” said Roland D. Martin, Commissioner, Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. “Turkeys are now found in every county in the State.”
Beginning With Habitat Seeks To Protect Wildlife For Future Generations
What do you want your town to look like 50 years from now? This question is becoming somewhat of a cliché and is heard at many town visioning sessions and planning forums. Some, especially those living beyond coastal York and Cumberland Counties, might argue that on first glance, many of our Main Streets and common commuting routes haven’t changed considerably since 1957.
Virginia Friends of NRA honored
Reprinted with Permission from the NRA Club Connection--The Virginia Friends of NRA received a State Friend of Extension Award as part of the Virginia Extension Service Association's annual meeting held in Richmond, May 24. The award was presented by the Alpha gamma chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, the Extension honorary organization. Accepting the award were NRA Field Representative Macey White of Middlesex County, State Fund Committee Chairman John Ritenour of Rockingham County, and State Fund Committee Assistant Mindy Deviers.
USA SHOOTING FORMS FIREARM SAFETY COALITION
Recognizing the need to promote the safe handling, storage and transportation of firearms, USA Shooting announced during the recent Orlando Shot Show that leading firearm instruction and sports shooting organizations are joining with them to form the USA Shooting Safety Coalition.
National 4-H Shooting Sports Foundation Joins Education and Firearm Safety Initiative
The National 4-H Shooting Sports Foundation is joining a newly formed coalition of organizations to promote the safe and responsible storage and use of firearms. National 4-H will join the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA) and USA Shooting, to work together on a new initiative to enhance the education and training of the nation’s firearms
instructors and their work with hunters and competitive shooters. Child Guard, LLC, will serve as an official Supporting Partner of these organizations, providing technical expertise, financial support and products in support of the program.
KDFWR Commission Creates New Permits for Deer & Turkey Hunting
KDFWR Commission Creates New Permits for Deer & Turkey Hunting The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission, in a specially-called meeting, took action this week to create nonresident hunting permits to accompany the junior turkey permit they approved at their August meeting.
Frankfort, KY, (September 20, 2004) The Commission made the recommendations after comparing hunting opportunities, bag limits, hunt and herd quality, license requirements and prices with neighboring and other states.