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Embracing an icon: Rio Grande del Norte monument designation

Rio Grande del Norte from Our Sporting Heritage on Vimeo. By Garrett VeneKlasen As you head north out of Santa Fe on US-285 there is a prominent overpass spanning the highway. Stamped deep in its massive upper concrete support beam, … Continue reading

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Like Father – Like Son

I grew up in a fam­ily where my father used to do a lot of trav­el­ing for work. He would usu­ally leave very early on Mon­day and return home on Friday. Dad was like most dads. He would spend the … Continue reading

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Public Lands Energy Development: Working Together to Protect Fishing and Hunting

By Shane Cross, Western Energy Counsel, TU’s Sportsmen’s Conservation Project During the second Presidential debate, Governor Romney and President Obama engaged in a heated exchange about energy development on public lands.  My ears perked up and my eyes went from … Continue reading

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Senate moves Sportsmen’s Act of 2012 forward one small step

It might just have been a small step forward in the wee hours of last Saturday morning, but the U.S. Senate voted to add the Sportsmen’s Act of 2012 to the top of its calendar after it returns from its … Continue reading

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Worth more than gold…

Friends: If the White House and EPA do not initiate the process to protect Bristol Bay before the end of July, it is unlikely to get done in a first term of President Obama’s Administration; and that would come as … Continue reading

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Sportsmen need roadless backcountry … some just don’t know it yet

As an organization that understands the connection between intact fish and game habitat and the ability to hunt and fish on public lands, we think it’s important that the hunting and angling community understand why it’s so important to keep … Continue reading

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A chance to get it right

By Corey Fisher For over 15 years, Trout Unlimited has worked to protect and restore native Colorado River cutthroat trout populations on Colorado’s Roan Plateau – our volunteers have installed fences, planted willows and restored stretches of stream that now … Continue reading

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Protecting roadless lands … or “Keep it like it is”

In 2001, anglers and hunters all across America received perhaps their greatest gift since the Wilderness Act of 1964. The incredibly progressive–and, at least these days, infamous–Roadless Rule was officially put in place by the U. S. Department of Agriculture. … Continue reading

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Sportsmen to President and Congress: Say ‘NO’ to Pebble Mine

Starting Monday, April 16, more than 30 sportsmen from around the country are traveling to the nation’s capitol to let their elected officials and the president know that protecting Bristol Bay is a top priority for hunters and anglers. This … Continue reading

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What’s 1 percent worth?

In 2001, Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia and Craig Matthews, the legendary fly fishing guide and the owner of Blue Ribbon Flies in West Yellowstone, Mont., created one of the most thoughtful conservation programs ever conceived–1% for the Planet. The idea … Continue reading

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