Protect the Freedom to Hunt

International Government & Public Affairs Greetings! JOIN US: Please join us on Tuesday, September 21 for a Season Opener Congressional Happy Hour hosted by Safari Club International and the Washington Metro Chapter from 5:00-7:00 PM at Bullfeathers on the Hill, 410 First Street SERSVP: Tipton Wagner, twagner@scifirstforhunters.org The U.S. Senate is in session and the U.S. House is…

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ACTION ALERT: Stand Up for the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission

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Governor Inslee has appointed two new individuals to the Fish and Wildlife Commission that will drastically change the makeup of the Commission and jeopardize hunters and hunting in the future. Lorna Smith, the executive director of Western Wildlife Outreach (formerly the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project) and Fred Koontz, a retired zoo professional, have both been…

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The Hunting Community Needs You!

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On Friday, September 11, 2020 the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will take a vote on a proposal to outlaw “hunting” contests, which in reality is a vote to eliminate coyote contests. Both the Hunters Heritage Council and Washingtonians for Wildlife Conservation are 100% against this proposal and have sent in testimony against it. The…

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The Most Significant Legislation for Sportsmen and Conservation in Decades

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On March 9th, Senators Gardner (CO), Manchin (WV), and 56 other bipartisan Senators introduced a historic bill to provide significant funding to increase public access to public lands and waters. Senate Bill 3422, the Great American Outdoors Act, will provide $9.5 billion over 5 years to address our public land maintenance backlog (totaling $12 billion), with nearly…

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Urge Your Governor to Keep Hunting Season OPEN!

Urge your governor to keep hunting seasons open during COVID-19

During the difficult and uncertain times brought on by COVID-19, sportsmen and women need hunting now more than ever. With some hunting seasons being cancelled in places like Alaska, Nebraska and Washington, and public lands being closed, NOW is the time act to make sure sportsmen and women can still enjoy the outdoors in a safe and responsible manner. Act now and urge…

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