Conservation

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Conservation

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On June 12, Boone and Crockett Club CEO Tony A. Schoonen participated in an event in Missoula, Montana, where Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue directed the U.S. Forest Service to establish vision, priorities and direction to improve management of the nation’s national forests.
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In 1903, Roosevelt visited Muir in Yosemite. Guided into the Yosemite wilderness by naturalist John Muir. The history of the Boone and Crockett Club has a history of over 120 years of measured and thoughtful commitment to conservation. It is a commitment that balances human needs with wildlife...
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The Boone and Crockett Club has a long and successful record addressing critical conservation policy concerns as it related to our mission. We have remained very engaged and recognized among our peers. Along with the entire conservation community, we are achieving numerous successes once again. It is no secret that the sporting conservation community has had strong advocates in the Trump Administration. However, bi-partisan support in the U.S. Congress is also essential and, while there have been many other issues to address, our issues have received their fair share of attention. Read about our highlights from 2020.
SCIENCE BLASTS By John F. Organ, B&C Professional Member Excerpt from Summer 2020 issue of Fair Chase Wildlife conservation in the United States has progressed through many phases while adhering to some core principles. Most significant is the common law doctrine that wildlife is held in trust...
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Washington D.C. —On June 8th, the Senate took a monumental step toward passing the historic Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422), which represents the single greatest commitment to increasing public access and advancing conservation in a lifetime, by voting to proceed to final consideration of the...
Where Hunting and Fishing Happen, Conservation Happens ® For the past 133 years the Boone and Crockett Club has focused its efforts on key initiatives that led to the establishment of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. Today, the Club is engaging its network of conservation...
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SCIENCE BLASTS By John F. Organ, B&C Professional Member Julie Tripp (left) and Karlie Slayer (right) staffed the Boone and Crockett Club booth this past October in Reno at the annual conference of TWS and the American Fisheries Society.​​​​​​​ Excerpt from Spring 2020 issue of Fair Chase The...
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Much debate has occurred through the years over the value and purpose of maintaining records of “trophy” big game animals killed by hunters. This has become magnified in recent years with a focus on trophy hunting in general, spawned in part by the Cecil the Lion episode, and in conflicting reports on the genetic impacts of trophy hunting to big game populations in particular.
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SCIENCE BLASTS By John F. Organ, B&C Professional Member Gordon Batcheller still hunting for moose in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Excerpt from Fall 2019 issue of Fair Chase In the last issue of Fair Chase , I wrote about how we may transform the way we communicate the results of hunting...
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SCIENCE BLASTS By John F. Organ, B&C Professional Member A Sunday picnic on the shore of the Baltic Sea in Sweden, cooking reindeer. Excerpt from Summer 2019 issue of Fair Chase It was the next-to-last day of black powder rifle season this past December, and I was supposed to hunt whitetails...

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-Theodore Roosevelt