Special Needs Horseback Rides Bring Smiles

Riders, volunteers, and even horses are smiling In between teaching shotgun at the Women's Outdoor Weekend and helping at the Youth Fishing Derby in Pagosa Springs Wolf Creek Outfitters (WCO) hosted the special needs children of Pagosa Springs for the annual horseback ride. Each year our team gives the kids the opportunity to watch, pet, …

The Pope & Young Club announces support for Shiras’ moose study

Pope & Young Club announces support for Shiras’ moose Chatfield, MN - Jan. 6th, 2015 – Biologists across the distribution of Shiras’ moose are collaborating on a new study to assess variation in genetics in moose from British Columbia to Colorado. The Shiras’ Moose show distinctively smaller body size and lower productivity. This begs the …

New Mexico 2015-16 Hunting Rules & Information

DEC. 29, 2014: New Mexico Hunting Rules & Information bookletavailable on department's new website   SANTA FE – Rules and information about applying for licenses and hunting big-game, small game and turkeys in New Mexico are available now on the Department of Game and Fish’s redesigned website. The 2015-16 Hunting Rules and Information booklet includes …

New Mexico Hunters – Expect Roadblocks Statewide

Expect roadblocks statewide during hunting seasonsSANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations. Hunting seasons are ongoing for deer, elk, pronghorns, bears and some other species as listed in the department’s Hunting Rules & Information …

RMEF Grants to Spruce Up New Mexico Elk Country

MISSOULA, Mont.- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $127,686 in grants to improve wildlife water supplies, enhance elk habitat, fund research and assist youth hunting heritage programs in New Mexico. The grants directly affect 8,141 acres in Apache, Catron, De Baca, Grant, Lincoln, Otero, Rio Arriba, San Juan, Sandoval and Socorro Counties. There is also …

Task Force Formed to Counter Cyber Threats to Hunters

(Columbus, Ohio) - Sportsmen, conservation organizations and outdoor personalities met at the U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance (USSA) headquarters yesterday to develop strategies to counter the recent increase in cyber-attacks on hunters. The group makes up the Hunter Advancement Task Force with most members sharing a common theme of having been targeted by animal rights activists through …

CPW OFFERS ‘MULE DEER 101’ CLASS

CPW OFFERS 'MULE DEER 101' CLASS IN GRAND JUNCTION GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Every hunting season brings novice mule deer hunters into the field, eager to learn and have a successful hunt. For inexperienced hunters that may not have a mentor, or experienced hunters that are looking for an edge, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and …

Sportsmen’s Bill, Conservation Issues Wait in Washington

DALLAS -- The House on Feb. 5 passed the Sportsmen’s Heritage And Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act, H.R. 3590, with strong support from the Dallas Safari Club (DSC) and many other sporting and conservation organizations. The SHARE Act is a collection of legislative measures. Short titles within the bill include: • Hunter and Farmer Protection Act• …

New USFWS Hunting Trophy Definition Is Good News For Conservation

    New USFWS Hunting Trophy Definition Is Good News For Conservation Washington, D.C. – Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) congratulates the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) for adopting a new definition of the term “hunting trophy.” The new definition goes in to affect today, June 26, 2014.“The new definition recognizes the exceptional …

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