Conservation

Where Hunting Happens, Conservation Happens™

Theodore Roosevelt

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Excerpt from the Winter 2017 issue of Fair Chase An ethical code of conduct, that which was viewed as the right way to approach hunting, was a concept that originally developed in Europe. This did not, however, carry over with the settlers to the New World. America was the land of abundance and...
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Pioneers of Conservation, Our Legacy for Generations: The Boone and Crockett Club’s history is a 130-year long tale of measured and thoughtful commitment to wild land and wildlife conservation. This commitment balances human and wildlife needs and sees deep value in preserving the hunting tradition...
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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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If you’re still wondering where hunting ethics come from and why they have been passed from one generation to the next, the man’s name is Theodore Roosevelt. He was more than just a president who was a hunter. He not only got it, he is credited in history for inventing it and popularizing it. Roosevelt saw conservation as a duty of citizenship, on the same plain as a commitment to one’s family, religion, career and country. In riding, shooting, hunting and exploration he saw the character in what it meant to be a man; a fair man, a free man, an honest man, a straight shooter and a hard worker who commanded respect and deserved a square deal.
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“In a civilized and cultivated country, wild animals only continue to exist at all when preserved by sportsmen.”―Theodore Roosevelt, founder Boone and Crockett Club An ethical code of conduct, that which was viewed as the right way to approach hunting, was a concept that originally developed in...
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Politicians, Industrialists, Businessmen, Writers, Artists, Explorers, Scientists, Doctors, and Others Band Together to Support Hunting and Wildlife The Boone and Crockett Club is a non-profit organization founded in 1887 by Theodore Roosevelt. His vision was to establish a coalition of dedicated...
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Theodore Roosevelt Hunter-Conservationist , published by Boone and Crockett Club and hailed by followers of TR's legendary sporting and stewardship ethos, is receiving national honors for literary and design excellence. The book is the first illustrated biography to offer a sweeping view of the...

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"The wildlife and its habitat cannot speak. So we must and we will."

-Theodore Roosevelt