During challenging times, Americans traditionally look to the outdoors for relief and diversion. For 30 years, the work of CSF has been to ensure that American hunters and anglers, sport shooters and trappers, the traditional guardians of our public lands and wildlife, continue to have the best available opportunities to enjoy our lands. CSF remains committed to advancing and protecting the rights and privileges of the American sportsman.
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The Sporting Society

Stewards of the conservation legacy 

By Brett Hensley

On Capitol Hill

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Industry Partners Develop Social Media Campaign to Encourage Responsible Outdoor Recreation during COVID-19 Pandemic
Last week, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) led with Bass Pro Shops, Mossy Oak and the Association of Fish... 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Continuance of Entrance Fee Waivers
Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it was extending the waiver of entrance fees for the National Wildlife Refuge System and federal fish hatcheries.   Read More > >
In the States
Connecticut: Activity on Sportsmen's Policies from Start to Finish
Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Senior Coordinator
In light of the actions being taken by legislatures responding to COVID-19, the Connecticut General Assembly will remain suspended until April 13 - though this date is subject to change. 

Florida: 2020 Legislative Updates
Contact: Clay Chester, Southeastern States Coordinator
Due to COVID-19, the Governor's signing deadline has been extended to April 18. As of April 6, no anti-sportsmen's bills... 
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Michigan: An In-Depth look at the Great Lakes State 2020 Legislative Session 
Contact: Nick Buggia, Upper-Midwestern States Manager
Michigan's 2020 legislative session has been suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak, however, there are still many important pieces of legislation that sportsmen and women should be aware of... 
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Utah: One for the Record Books - Outstanding 2020 Legislative Session
ContactEllary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator
The 2020 legislative session was a huge success for Utah's outdoor sporting community as 9 pro-sportsmen and women pieces of legislation were enacted by Governors Sportsmen's Caucus member Governor Gary Herbert.  Read More > >

Washington: CSF Encourages Open Public Lands and Hunting and Fishing Seasons Amidst Closures 
Contact:  Aoibheann Cline , Western States Coordinator
The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching effects beyond health concerns and "shelter in place" orders, and the impact of those effects are being felt by sportsmen and women in Washington...  Read More > >
CSF News
2 020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open
Online registration is now open for the 17th Annual National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Sportsman-Legislator Summit.  This Summit is the most important event of the year for caucus members and partners. Read More > >
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