Anti-Hunting Legislation Pulled
Section 436 of the House Interior Appropriations Legislation PULLED from Consideration in the Omnibus Appropriations Bill for FY22 Section 436–a provision in the House-passed version of the Interior Appropriations bill–has been pulled from consideration in the Omnibus legislation being considered today. This is a significant victory for the hunting and conservation community and is a testament […]
House Natural Resources Committee Passes Recovering America’s Wildlife Act
On January 19, the House Natural Resources Committee debated and voted to advance the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 2773), bringing us one step closer to securing a solution that has been championed by the hunting and fishing community since 2016. Below is Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation’s release for more information.
DSC Joins 54 Other Hunt Fish 30×30 Organizations to Submit Formal Recommendations to the Biden Administration
October 13, 2021 (WASHINGTON, D.C) – Earlier today, DSC joined 54 other members of the Hunt Fish 30×30 Coalition to submit a set of formal recommendations for the Biden Administration’s “America the Beautiful” initiative, also referred to as “Thirty by Thirty.” The recommendations highlight several priorities of the sporting-conservation community as they relate to the […]
APHA Open Letter: Impact of Trophy Bans
[box] In response to several countries discussing import bans, African Professional Hunters Association has put out this open letter to those who claim to love African wildlife but are actively campaigning for bans that will cause harm. [/box] An open letter:
California Action Alert: SB 252 The Bear Protection Act
UPDATE: As of February 1, the Senator is no longer moving forward with the bill. Thank you to all who reached out on this conservation issue. Senator Scott Wiener of California introduced SB 252, “The Bear Protection Act,” on Jan. 25. This bill is sponsored by the Humane Society and seeks to ban the hunting […]
Washington State Legislature to Introduce ‘Large Capacity’ Magazine, Open Carry Bans
Washington State Legislature to Introduce “Large Capacity” Magazine Ban What You Need to Know About SB 5078 Over the past few legislative cycles in Washington State, the firearm industry has been successful in narrowly stopping multiple efforts by the legislature to ban “large capacity magazines” and modern sporting rifles (MSRs) or what is being termed […]
DOI’s Continued Commitment to Conservation
Funds Approved for Wetland Conservation The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, chaired by Secretary Bernhardt, approved more than $130 million in public and private funding for various wetland conservation projects on Sept. 10. The Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and its partners will use the funds to conserve or restore more than 157,000 acres of wetland […]
Good News on the State Level: CA, UT, NY
Anti-hunting California Bill Defeated DSC is pleased to announce that SB 1175 was defeated on Aug. 31 in the California Assembly. Among other things, SB 1175 sought to ban the import of several African species as well as their possession in the state of California. This bill was a gross overstep by Senator Stern and […]
Great American Outdoors Act Signed into Law
You may have heard that President Trump just signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law. But why is everyone in the outdoor industry so excited about this?
It's a Law: Big Announcements on Great American Outdoors Act
President Trump signs Great American Outdoors Act into law; Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced free entrance to national parks and public lands for August 5, 2020; and August 4th was designated as the “Great American Outdoors Day.” Read more from the National Park Service below.