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On Capitol Hill
BLM Announces Call for Nominations to Serve on Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
Earlier this month, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a call for nominations to the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board, a Federal Advisory Committee... Read More > >

President Trump Signs Important Wildlife Refuge Legislation into Law
On April 23, President Trump signed the Keeping America's Refuges Operational Act (H.R. 3979) into law. This common-sense legislation passed both chambers of Congress earlier... Read More > >

USFWS Takes Important Steps to Implement Actions in Recent Secretarial Orders
In late April, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced two important steps to implement the pro-sportsmen directives laid out in Secretarial...  Read More > > 
In the States
Angling Community Weighs-in on Corps Supplemental Disaster Construction Funding
By Chris Horton, Senior Fisheries Director
Congress recently allocated $10.4 billion to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for expedited construction of flood control and storm damage reduction projects in areas... Read More > >

California: Lead Tackle Ban to be Amended
By Soren Nelson, Pacific Southwest States Coordinator
On April 24, the California Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Substances held a hearing on Assembly Bill 2787, a bill that would outlaw the manufacturing... Read More > >

Colorado: Caucus Hosts Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol, Advances Future Generations Act
By Andy Treharne, Senior Director of Western States/Federal Land Policy
On April 19, the Colorado Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted their annual Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol celebration to recognize the critical role that... Read More > >

Georgia: Caucus Chairmen Support Conservation Title in Farm Bill
By Bee Frederick, Southeastern States Director
On April 25, the Chairmen of Georgia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus sent a letter to the Georgia Congressional delegation in support of a strong Conservation Title within the 2018 Farm Bill. Read More > >

Kansas: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts 12th Annual Fishing Tournament and Sporting Clays Shoot
By Joel Hodgdon, Central Midwestern States Coordinator
On April 23 and 24, the Kansas Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus (Caucus) hosted the Annual Larry Magill Sportsman Challenge. Read More > >

Maryland: Governor Hogan Signs Venison Donation Tax Credit Bills into Law
By Brett Stayton, Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator
On April 24, Governor Larry Hogan, a member of the Governor's Sportsmen's Caucus, signed both Senate Bill 182 and House Bill 7 into law. Read More > >

Mississippi: Caucus Supports Chronic Wasting Disease Management Act
By Bee Frederick, Southeastern States Director
Following the recent discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in wild whitetail deer in Mississippi earlier this year, the leaders of the Mississippi Legislative Sportsmen's... Read More > >

Vote for Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife as America's #1 Aquarium
Through Monday, April 30, vote for Johnny's Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium as America's Best Aquarium.

Morris, the Founder and CEO of Bass Pro Shops, opened this attraction in Springfield, Missouri to showcase America's fish and wildlife resources as well as the sportsmen and other conservationists who have been true stewards of the great outdoors. It displays 35,000 animals representing over 800 species, 4D dioramas, and a 1.5 million-gallon aquarium. In January, Wonders of Wildlife was voted "America's Number One Best New Attraction" by USA Today.

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