Expanded Public Access at 90 National Wildlife Refuges

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service recently announced a proposal that would create new opportunities or expand public hunting and fishing access at 90 National Wildlife Refuges and 1 National Fish Hatchery. You can read the full story from the Department of the Interior below.

The MAPLand Act: Bringing Public Land Access into the 21st Century

Digital mapping technologies have become an essential part of a hunter’s toolkit, particularly on public lands across the country. Equipped with only a smartphone or a handheld GPS unit, sportsmen and women can see exactly where they stand relative to landmarks and property boundaries, enabling them to stay safe and legal while afield.

Department of Agriculture Declares April Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month

[author] [author_image timthumb=’off’]https://www.biggame.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/USDA_logo.png[/author_image] [author_info]On April 5, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture proclaimed April Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month. The following is a release from USDA for Outdoor Enthusiasts to do their part to stop the spread of invasive plants.[/author_info] [/author] The next time you enjoy the great outdoors, you can also help protect […]

House Passes the Great American Outdoors Act

This afternoon marks a historic day as the House of Representatives passed the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) in a 310-107 vote. The legislation will now go to the President for signature. The GAOA is the single greatest commitment to increasing public access and advancing conservation in our lifetime. This bill provides $900 million annually to the Land […]

DSC Pushes for Expanded Hunting and Fishing Access

DSC supports the USFWS proposed additions and revisions to station-specific regulations that would expand hunting and fishing opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) and National Fish Hatcheries (NFH). This proposal expands access to an additional 2.3 million acres of public land, supports the sustainable use of migratory birds and resident wildlife, and generates billions of […]