Sportsmen's Conservation Project

Who we are 

At the Sportsmen’s Conservation Project, we know that quality hunting and fishing comes from quality habitat. We are hunters and anglers who believe our sporting heritage is too important to jeopardize. We work to keep the backcountry the way it is by protecting the areas that are critical to producing clean, cool water, healthier fish, trophy bucks and bigger bulls.

How we work 

Often, the best solutions come from the ground up. We work with local sportsmen and women to find not only common ground, but common-sense solutions to protecting the best of what’s left of the wild country in the West.

Staff Contact 


Steve Kandell - Director of TU's Sportsmen's Conservation Project


Northwest/Northern Rockies Region (WA, OR, ID, MT):

Tom Reed - Northwest/Northern Rockies Regional Director

Scott Stouder - Idaho Field Coordinator

Gregg Bafundo - Washington Field Coordinator

Dean Finnerty - Oregon Field Coordinator

Dwayne Meadows - Pacific Northwest Outreach Coordinator

Corey Fisher - Energy Team Lead

Greg McReynolds -  Off-Highway Vehicle Team Lead


Intermountain Region (WY, UT, NV):

Dave Glenn - Intermountain Region Director

Andy Rasmussen - Utah Field Coordinator

Charles Card -  Northeastern Utah Coordinator

Jim Jeffress - Nevada Backcountry Coordinator

Steven Brutger - Wyoming Energy Coordinator

Cathy Purves - Science and Technical Advisor


Southwest Region (CO, NM, AZ)

Brad Powell - Southwest Regional Director

Shane Cross - Western Energy Counsel

Ty Churchwell - Backcountry Coordinator 

Matt Clark - Southern CO Field Coordinator

Aaron Kindle - Colorado Field Coordinator

Toner Mitchell - New Mexico Field Coordinator



Shauna Sherard - Northwest/Northern Rockies Region Communications Director

Randy Scholfield - Southwest Region Communications Director

Brett Prettyman - Intermountain Region Communications Director






Author of this Page 

Shauna Sherard - Communications Director/Sportsmen’s Conservation Project

Risks to Fishing 
Water Temperature
Climate Change
Oil + Gas Drilling
Roads + Development

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