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The Sporting Society

Stewards of the conservation legacy 


By Brett Hensley

On Capitol Hill
On March 16, following the end of the first general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) since 2016, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA)...  Read More > >

CSF Supports Efforts to Fund Wetlands Conservation Funding
Last week, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) sent an alert to members of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) urging them to support critical funding for the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). Read More > >

DESCEND Act Passes House Natural Resources Committee
Last week, H.R. 5126, the Direct Enhancement of Snapper Conservation and the Economy through Novel Devices Act of 2019, better known as the DESCEND Act, unanimously passed...  Read More > >

On March 10, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) Member Senator Gardner (CO), and CSC Leaders Senators Manchin (WV), Heinrich (NM), and Boozman (AR) were joined by over a dozen other CSC members to introduce S. 3422, the Great American Outdoors Act... Read More > >
 
In addition to CSF's efforts that are referenced in the link above, CSF and nearly 45 of the top sporting-conservation organizations sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer in strong support of the Great American Outdoors Act. CSF also circulated this letter through an alert to Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) Members to demonstrate the overwhelming support for this bill and to urge CSC Members to favorably support this historic bill.
In the States
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on State Legislatures
Contact: Brent Miller, Senior Director, Northeastern States & States Program Administrator
Amid the public health crisis that has befallen our nation, many state legislatures have begun taking precautionary measures at state capitol buildings.  Read More > >

California: Striped Bass Policy Adoption 
Contact: Aoibheann Cline, Western States Coordinator 
On February 21, the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) adopted an updated Delta Fisheries Management Policy and updated  Striped Bass Policy to the  displeasure of the recreational fishing community

Idaho: Governor Little Signs Complimentary Bill to the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act 
Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator 
On March 11, the Honorable Brad Little, Governor of Idaho signed  House Bill 396 (H396) into law, a substantial win for the sporting community of Idaho. Read More > >

Indiana: 2020 Legislative Session Ends with Big Wins for Sportsmen and Women    
Contact: Nick Buggia, Upper Midwestern States Manager
Back in January, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation reported about Indiana Senate Bill 325. This bill would have ensured that the public had access to the Lake Michigan shoreline... 
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Iowa: CSF Encourages Legislators to Pass Important Disease Management Bill to Control the Spread of CWD
Contact: Kent Keene, Lower Midwestern States Coordinator
On March 10, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation's (CSF) Lower Midwestern States Coordinator, Kent Keene, submitted a letter to members of the Iowa Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus...  Read More > >

New Hampshire: Caucus Luncheon Highlights Sportsmen's Efforts Thus Far
Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Senior Coordinator
On March 12, the bipartisan and bicameral New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus held its first Caucus Luncheon...  Read More > >

New Hampshire: Constructive Regulatory Package Proposed by NHFG Department
Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Senior Coordinator
Increased opportunities for New Hampshire's sportsmen and women may be on the horizon, as the New Hampshire Fish and Game (NHFG) Department has... 
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Virginia: Pro-Sportsmen's Bills Signed into Law
Contact: John Culclasure, Southeastern States Assistant Director 
Virginia's 2020 legislative session concluded with pro-sportsmen's bills signed into law.  Read More > >

West Virginia: Pro-Sportsmen's Bills Advance to Governor's Desk
Contact: John Culclasure, Southeastern States Assistant Director
On March 7, two important bills for sportsmen and women in the Mountain State completed legislative action and are eligible for the Governor's signature. Read More > >
CSF News
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members come together to Celebrate over 30 Years of Achievements
On March 9, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) hosted a reception in Washington, D.C. to celebrate more than thirty years of working with Congress to advance... Read More > >


CSF President Jeff Crane and CSC Leader Senator 
Joe Manchin (WV) addressed attendees during
the Celebration of the Congressional Sportsmen's 
Caucus Reception  earlier this month .

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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