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 National Hunting and Fishing Day: Why You Should Participate

By Kent Keene

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Thank you to our partners for supporting CSF's mission to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping.

On Capitol Hill
House Natural Resources Committee Advances Two Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Conservation Priorities
On September 25, the House Natural Resources Committee voted yes on two important conservation programs which have been a priority for the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation... Read More > >

Senate Committee Advances Nominee for Top USFWS Post
On September 25, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted to advance the nomination of Aurelia Skipwith to serve as the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife... Read More > >

From Biscayne Bay to Bluefin Tuna
On September 27, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) joined several other sportsmen-conservation organizations with in the sportfishing community in support... Read More > >

USDA to Invest $50 Million In Recreational Public Access on Private Lands
On September 27, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) announced an open grant application period for its... Read More > >

In the States
Indiana: Ruffed Grouse to be listed as State Endangered Species 
Contact: Nick Buggia, Upper Midwestern States Manager
On September 17, the Indiana Natural Resource Commission (INRC) approved a citizen's petition submitted by the Ruffed Grouse Society to add ruffed grouse to their state endangered...  Read More > >

Massachusetts: MassWildlife to Host Public Hearings Related to Predator Hunting Contests
Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Coordinator
On Tuesday, October 22 and 29, the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) will be hosting public hearings related to the management of coyote hunting contests. Read More > >

Montana: Public Meeting and Comment Period for Proposed Coal Creek Conservation Easement
Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator
On September 18, the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks announced a public comment period and meeting pertaining to the proposed purchase of two perpetual conservation easements.

CSF News
CSF Welcomes New Team Members
Samantha Frith has joined CSF as the Events and Donor Relations Manager. Samantha brings more than six years of combined experience fundraising, event planning, and lobbying in Washington, DC. 

Emily George has joined CSF as the Policy & Communications Coordinator, but previously served as a CSF Brad Rowse Policy Fellow in 2017.  Read More > >

NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open
Online registration is now open for the 16th Annual National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Sportsman-Legislator Summit. The NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit is the most important event of the year for caucus members and partners. Now in its 16th year, this annual meeting serves as the ideal venue for focused discussion and interaction between and among state policy makers, sportsmen's NGO representatives, and outdoor industry partners from around the nation. Attendees will collaborate and devise year-long strategies to advance the interests of sportsmen and women in state legislatures. 
The theme for this year's event is "Partners Advancing  America's Conservation Movement: NASC, Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Industry, and NGOs" and will focus on a wide variety of topics related to hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping.
event page to submit your registration online.

National Hunting and Fishing Day Proclamation Resource Center 2019
Governors from across the country have signed proclamations recognizing Saturday, September 28 as  National Hunting and Fishing Day . Read More > >

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