Tag: Conservation

Are Blue Laws Hurting Hunting Retention and Participation?


Should blue laws affecting hunting be repealed? Sunday hunting bans still affect hunters in many parts of the country. Slowly but surely however, that seems to be changing with Sunday hunting bills often waiting approval in many states. But should the day of the week matter when it comes to hunting? Or do they limit hunting opportunities?

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5 Ways to Actually Make a Difference in Conservation This Hunting Season


hunting helps conservation

Does hunting help conservation efforts? It does if you dedicate yourself to doing these things this season.  We hear all the time about how hunting is more than an American tradition. It helps aid in wildlife management and wildlife conservation. But have you ever stopped to think about what exactly those things mean? If you

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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Unveils New Brand Logo


Here’s the new logo for the updated Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation brand identifier. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the nation’s leading conservation organization for the betterment of elk populations and habitat, has released the new look for the 35-year-old brand. The logo features a tweaked and refined elk figure profile, which has become their signature

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Busch Beer Launches the Big Buck Hunter Permit Benefiting Wildlife Conservation

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Busch Big Buck Hunter

Busch is doing its part to promote hunting protect our wildlife. As hunting participation continues its steady decline, wildlife agencies are becoming desperate for new strategies to recruit hunters. More than 60 percent of all wildlife conservation funding comes from hunting stamps and permits, so the more people go out and hunt, the more money

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All They Need Is Access To Land

Everything is in place, isn’t it? Fully vetted, trained mentors/experienced bowhunters with transportation, check. Permission from parents or guardians for youth to participate, check. Young mentees who’ve successfully completed the Nebraska bowhunter education course and met the other requirements, check. The necessary equipment, check. Shooting proficiency on the target range, check. Wait, are we missing …

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For the First Time in a Century, Alabama Will See a Sandhill Crane Hunting Season


Alabama Sandhill Crane Hunting

This year marks the first time in 103 years that Alabamians will have an opportunity to hunt sandhill cranes. This December and January, hunters in Alabama will have their first chance to hunt an official sandhill crane season in over 100 years, says the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Alabama will be the

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Getting Permission To Hunt On Private Land in Nebraska

Maybe it’s because I am a lifelong Nebraskan with deep farm roots. Maybe it’s because I am a person with an outgoing, assertive personality who thoroughly enjoys interacting with people. Maybe it’s because of what I do for living and my employer. Maybe it’s because I am pride myself on being a legal hunter as …

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