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Hunters and Anglers Oppose House Bills Threatening Our Public Lands
WASHINGTON – Two bills being voted upon this week by the U.S. House of Representatives would undermine leasing reforms intended to balance energy development activities on public lands, require a set percentage of nominated acres to be offered for lease regardless of potential impacts to fish and [ READ MORE... ]
It’s a special time of year for hunters and anglers. Across the country, hunters are pulling out camouflage clothing and warm boots. Blaze orange hats sit on the dashboards of trucks as they head down county roads, destined for a big-game hunt. Waterfowl hunters are arriving in marshes with decoys [ READ MORE... ]
Steven Brutger and Louis Cahill search for Cutthroats and Balance in the Wyoming Range in the most recent issue of This Is Fly Magazine. Please have a look and read why the Wyoming Range should stay as it is.
National Public Lands Day is Saturday September 28, 2013. Get out to support your public lands.
Last on our list of spectacular places this week is the Pine Forest. Located in Nevada, this swath of public land is special not just for it's hunting and fishing resources, but also for the group that has come to represent it's best interests. The group – a mix of locals of all stripes and [ READ MORE... ]
Interior Secretary hosts online chat about National Public Lands DayPosted in National Public Lands Day - 2013
Head on over to http://www.doi.gov/news/video/live.cfm to sign up and listen to Interior Secretary chat about National Public Lands Day.
According to Ryan Flynn, Secretary-Designate of the New Mexico Environment Department, approximately 30 percent of his state’s streams fall short of one or more standards for acceptable water quality. Rivers display impairments associated with erosion and associated turbidity, organic contaminants [ READ MORE... ]
I’m one of those people who wishes for a kind of reincarnation where I get to choose what my next life will be. I’d like to be the most extreme steelhead bum imaginable: a shed in the forest, my pork and beans as cold as my whiskey is warm, the perpetual odor of three kinds of smoke mixed with [ READ MORE... ]