New Mexico Counties Oppose Public Lands Transfer

In New Mexico, there are lands owned by the state, on which we enjoy hunting. While I have personally enjoyed hunting an guiding on some of these properties, I'm not set on allowing the state to manage additional lands. What is your outlook on these public land transfers? Three New Mexico Counties Oppose Transfer of …

Proposed Budget Could Threaten Hunting and Fishing’s Future

Trump’s Proposed Budget Could Threaten Hunting and Fishing’s Future Deep cuts at the agencies responsible for conservation and sportsmen’s access would be felt in every corner of the country. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hunters and anglers would find less healthy habitat and more public access closures under President Trump’s proposed budget, officially released this morning. In …

House Votes to Eliminate Sportsmen’s Voice on Public Land Use

House Votes to Eviscerate Rule Giving Sportsmen More Say on Public Land Use Representatives would revert BLM land-use planning back to an ineffective and outdated rule and prevent positive changes from being included in future revisions WASHINGTON, D.C. – Using an obscure legislative process, a majority of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to block …

Congress Overreaches to Roll Back Americans’ Say in Public Land Management

Lawmakers pursue obscure legislative process for blocking a new rule created to give the public more say in management plans for 245 million acres of BLM public lands WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sportsmen, landowners, and former Bureau of Land Management employees strongly criticized a move by senators and representatives to overturn the BLM’s revised land-use planning …

Locals Get More Involved in BLM’s Public Land Management

By updating a decades-old rule, the agency is injecting more opportunities for the public to weigh in on land-use planning—and for sportsmen to make the case for habitat and recreation. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Land Management, which is responsible for overseeing 245 million acres of the nation’s public lands, has issued its final …

Colorado’s Lake County Opposes Transfer of America’s Public Lands to the State

This is the tenth Colorado county to join a growing movement against state takeover of national public lands, which are the lifeblood of sportsmen's access in the West LEADVILLE, Colo. – The Board of Lake County Commissioners has passed a resolution opposing the effort to transfer or sell national public lands to the state of Colorado …