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Stewards of the conservation legacy 

By Chris Horton

On Capitol Hill
Important Chesapeake Bay Conservation Program Passes House
On February 5, the House passed H.R. 1620,  the Chesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization Act, on a bipartisan suspension vote. 

Private Recreational Red Snapper Anglers in the Gulf of Mexico Get Long-Awaited Victory in Final Rule
On February 5, NOAA Fisheries announced the  Final Rule  to Implement State Management of Private Angling for Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) following two years... Read More > >
In the States
Governor's Sportsmen's Caucus Reception Enhances the Advancement of Conservation
On Saturday, members of the bipartisan  Governors Sportsmen's Caucus  (GSC) recognized the members of the GSC, and reflected on sportsmen's conservation victories as a... Read More > >

Iowa: Bill Introduced to Fund Natural Resource and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund
Contact: Kent Keene, Lower Midwestern States Coordinator
On February 5, the Iowa Senate Ways and Means Committee, in association with Governors Sportsmen's... Read More > >

Maine: Victory for Sportsmen and Women in Committee's Report of "Ought Not to Pass" on Nonbiodegradable Hooks and Lures Ban
Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Coordinator
On February 5, the Maine Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife reported out LD 965 as "Ought Not to Pass." This legislation would have prohibited fishing in inland waters using... Read More > >

Mississippi: Governor Tate Reeves Joins the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus
Contact: John Culclasure, Southeastern States Director
On February 7, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) welcomed Governor Tate Reeves as the newest member of the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus (GSC). Read More > >

New Hampshire: CSF Testifies Against Legislation to Allow Anti-Hunting Interests to Serve on the Fish and Game Commission
Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Coordinator
On February 4, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation's (CSF) New England States Coordinator, Joseph Mullin, testified during a New Hampshire House Fish and Game and Marine... Read More > >

New Mexico: Senate Bill 273, Good for Wildlife, Good for Sportsmen
By: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator
On February 5th, New Mexico Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chair, Senator Steven Neville introduced Senate Bill (SB) 273, the "Agriculture and Natural Resources Trust Act." Read More > >

New York: CSF Delivers Presentation at 4-H Shooting Sports Conference
Contact: Brent Miller, Senior Director, Northeastern States and States Program Administrator
On February 1, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation's (CSF) Senior Director, Northeastern States & States Program Administrator, Brent Miller, delivered a presentation to more... Read More > >

CSF News
Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Safari Club International Come Together for the Future of Sportsmen and Women
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) hosted a reception at the Safari Club International's (SCI) annual convention on Friday, February 7th, in Reno, Nevada. Read More > > 

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