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Idaho: Governor Otter Signs Proclamation Commemorating American System of Conservation Funding
On August 30, Idaho Governor Butch Otter, Member of the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus, signed a proclamation commemorating the 80
th Anniversary of the American System of Conservation Funding (ASCF). Governor Otter hosted a proclamation signing ceremony at his office with Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) staff, leadership from the Idaho Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, Idaho Sportsmen's Alliance (ISA), and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG).

Utah: CSF Participates in Wild Horse and Burro Management Policy Summit
During the week of August 22, Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) staff participated in the Wild Horse and Burro Management Policy Summit hosted by Utah State University in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The goal of the Summit was to provide participants with the best available information regarding the science, management, and policies used to make informed decisions to manage healthy populations of horses and burros on rangelands via implementation of the 1971 Wild Horse and Burro Act. CSF joined approximately 20 other organizations in planning and executing the Summit. Read More > > 

Wisconsin: Legislature Considers Expanding Apprentice Hunting Opportunities
The Wisconsin Legislature is currently considering two companion bills, Assembly Bill (AB) 455 and Senate Bill (SB) 362, which would remove restrictions on Wisconsin's popular mentored hunting program. 
CSF News
Donations Needed for Tropical Storm Harvey Relief Efforts
As images of rescues from the epic flooding in southeast Texas made their way around the nation over the weekend, it was clear that emergency personnel had their hands full. For those of us who hunt and fish, it was not surprising to see so many sportsmen and women, from flats boats, duck boats to airboats, spring into action and assist with the rescues. The boating and fishing industry also answered the call, and companies like BassPro, Yamaha, Academy Sports, Cabela's and others quickly began sending available inventory of boats and motors south. Even CSF's Chris Horton, at the request of Governor Abbott's office, had the opportunity to assist in locating and coordinating delivery of boats.

As the flood waters recede, the real recovery is just beginning. While many of us may not have had the opportunity to tow our boats to Texas, we can still help in a big way. All donations are being directed to the American Red Cross at:  

CSF Welcomes Mid-Atlantic 
States Coordinator
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is pleased to announce Kara Hartman as the newest addition to the CSF States Program Team this week. Kara joins CSF as the Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator, assisting CSF's Northeastern States Director in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. 

New Mission Partners: July 2017
CSF's Mission Partners play an integral role in ensuring we have the resources to effectively represent sportsmen and women today and in the future. CSF is proud to be partnered with respected, iconic companies, organizations, and individuals committed to protecting and advancing hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping. 

Bass Pro Shops
BP America, Inc.
Hodgdon Powder Company
ITC Holdings
Pheasants Forever, Inc
Safari Club International
SilencerCo, LLC
Trident Computer Resources
New Chairman's Club Members: July 2017
CSF's supporters come from all backgrounds and walks of life, but are united in their passion for the outdoors and conservation and desire to protect and advance our rich sporting heritage. The Chairman's Club provides recognition for individuals who philanthropically support CSF. 

Walter McLallen
Trevor Ahlberg
Joe Betar
Jayar Daily
Robert Hodgdon
Dieter Krieghoff
Kevin O'Donovan
Thomas Seeno
Victor Trione
Marilyn Wallis
Edward Wallis
Knox Williams
Working with Congress, governors and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping.

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