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On Capitol Hill
CSF Joins 200+ Organizations in Expressing Support for USDA Wildlife Services
By Brent Miller, Senior Director, Northeaster States
On February 27, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) joined more than 200 organizations in submitting letters of support for USDA Wildlife Services to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees and relevant Subcommittees.  Read More > >

Modern Fish Act Takes Major Step Toward Becoming Law
On February 28, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation overwhelmingly approved S. 1520, the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 (Modern Fish Act). This legislation calls for critically important updates to the oversight of federal fisheries, including adding more tools to the management toolbox, improving data collection techniques, and examining some fishery allocations that are based on decades-old decisions.

New Proposal Would Allow Archery Hunters to Cross National Park Service Lands
By Andy Treharne, Senior Director, Federal Land Policy
Today, the National Park Service announced a forthcoming proposal that would allow archery hunters to traverse National Park Service (NPS) lands with unarmed bows and crossbows. Read More > >

In the States
Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Members Gather to Promote Sportsmen's Conservation Priorities
On Saturday, leaders and members of the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus (GSC) gathered for a reception running concurrently with the annual National Governors Association meeting to discuss annual priorities with representatives from the sportsmen's conservation community. Read More > >

Maine: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Reception
B y Brent Miller, Senior Director, Northeaster States
On February 27, the bipartisan and bicameral Maine Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted its annual reception at the Governor Hill Mansion in Augusta, Maine. Read More > >

Midwest: Aquatic Invasive Species Pose Threat to Angling
By Zachary Sheldon, Upper Midwestern States Coordinator
From February 28 - March 1, Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) Upper Midwestern States Coordinator Zachary Sheldon attended the "Aquatic Invaders Summit: An Exploration of Local Collaboration, Innovation and Opportunity" in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Tennessee: Fish and Wildlife Commission Passes Rule to Help Prevent Chronic Wasting Disease
By Bee Frederick, Southeastern States Director
On February 27, several wildlife conservation groups from the American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP), including the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation, sent a letter to the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency supporting the proposed Importation of Wildlife Carcasses, Parts, and Products rule (number 1660-01- 15-.02) before the Commission. Read More > >

Utah: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Holds Breakfast Briefing
By Soren Nelson, Pacific Southwest States Coordinator
On February 27, the Utah Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus met for their sixth and final breakfast briefing of the 2018 legislative session.

Vermont: House Committee Holds Hearing on Suppressor Bill, Followed by Demo
By Brent Miller, Senior Director, Northeaster States
On February 20, the Vermont House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife heard H. 31, legislation to authorize the use of firearm suppressors for hunting. Read More > >

West Virginia: Sunday Hunting Legislation and Other Sportsmen's Bills Advance
By John Culclasure, Central Appalachian States Coordinator
With the end of the 2018 legislative session in West Virginia approaching next month, numerous bills favorable to the interests of sportsmen and women in the Mountain State are moving forward with the support of the West Virginia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus. Read More > >

CSF Welcomes Event Assistant to Washington, DC Office 
This week, CSF welcomed Sarah Rusenko as a CSF team member. Sarah, who served as CSF's Event Intern in August 2017, now joins the staff full-time as the Event Assistant. She will support organization and planning for CSF events across the country.  Read More > >

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