Contact the Commission: Stand Up for Science-Based Conservation of Spring Bears and the WDFW
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Commission is taking public comments on the Spring Bear Hunting Season Policy. As you know, the WDFW Commission has not been favorable to wildlife and hunters with the cancellation of the 2022 Spring Bear Season, contrary to the WDFW’s recommendation, and continued attacks on hunting in general. …Read More
OPPOSE lead ammo bans!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has drafted a phaseout of lead ammunition on at least five National Wildlife Refuges in the 2022-23 Hunt Fish Rule. Hunters are free to choose alternatives, but the choice must remain with the individual and not mandated by the federal government. Amid a nation-wide ammo shortage, banning lead on…Read More
Stand Up for a Washington Black Bear Hunt
“Following the initial suspension of the 2022 Spring Black Bear Season, sportsmen and conservationists petitioned the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission to restore the hunt. Last week, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission accepted a petition and opened a comment period on the potential 2022 Spring Black Bear hunt.” Take action and read the rest of the article…Read More
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, firstname.lastname@example.org The U.S. Senate is in session and the U.S. House is…Read More
ACTION ALERT: Stand Up for the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission
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…Read More
The Hunting Community Needs You!
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…Read More
The Most Significant Legislation for Sportsmen and Conservation in Decades
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…Read More
Urge Your Governor to Keep Hunting Season OPEN!
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…Read More