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Boone and Crockett Club Award Winners Announced

Jim Posewitz and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks are the recipients of this year’s Boone and Crockett Award, which honors an agency and team leader for outstanding achievement in promoting and encouraging outdoor ethics.

Jim’s career with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks spanned three decades and many roles. Jim was tireless in his efforts to promote the concept of “democracy of the wild,” that wildlife resources belong to the people, helping to articulate the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. In 1994, Jim published his first book, Beyond Fair Chase – The Ethic and Tradition of Hunting. To date more than a million copies have been distributed. Jim passed away July 3, 2020. In Montana and elsewhere, his name is synonymous with outdoor ethics and unwavering integrity.