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May 8, 2013


Your Trusted Source for Federal and State Policy Updates and News Concerning Our Sportsmen's Heritage

Senate Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Cape Hatteras
On April 23, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks held a hearing on several National Park bills, including S. 486, the Preserving Public Access to Cape Hatteras Beaches Act.This bill would reinstate...

Managing Our Nation's Fisheries III: Advancing Sustainability Conference Taking Place This Week

On May 7-9, CSF staff will participate in the Managing Our Nation's Fisheries III: Advancing Sustainability Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference will examine three theme areas, each of which focuses on policy, science, and process issues associated with...

Upcoming Hearing on Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act

On Thursday, May 9, the House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation will hold a legislative hearing on H.R. 1825
, the Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act. This legislation, which passed the House during the 112th Congress... 

CSF Signs On to Letter in Support of the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation, along with 27 other conservation organizations, signed on to a letter in support of H.R. 596 and S. 279, the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act.  Sportsmen and women are supportive of the development of clean, renewable energy resources on public lands, so long as it is done thoughtfully and in a manner that conserves fish and wildlife habitat. The provisions of the...

CSF Receives Grant from Dallas Safari Club

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) recently received a grant from Dallas Safari Club (DSC) to assist with CSF's mission of protecting and advancing hunting, recreational fishing and shooting, and trapping.



North Dakota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Holds Inaugural Meeting

The inaugural meeting of the North Dakota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus was held on Thursday, April 25. With over 40 legislators in attendance, North Dakota officially became the 42nd state to organize a bipartisan legislative sportsmen's caucus under the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses. The leadership of the newly established caucus includes...

North Carolina Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Members Work to Repeal Sunday Hunting Restrictions

As highlighted in a recent USA Today article, North Carolina is one of a handful of states that are working to repeal outdated Sunday hunting restrictions as state legislative sessions begin to wind down in 2013.

North Carolina Senate Bill 224, sponsored by North Carolina Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chair Senator Buck Newton, would...


CSF Hosts NYC Reception Celebrating the American Sportsman

On April 30, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) hosted a sportsmen's reception at the Beretta Gallery in New York City. The reception brought members of the bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC), leaders of the sportsmen's community and other conservation organizations, allied-industry groups and congressional staffers together for a night of camaraderie. During the event, attendees had an opportunity to...

CSF to Host Congressional Shoot-Out and Industry Challenge

Next week, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation will be hosting the Annual Congressional Shoot-out and Industry Challenge.


CSF Breakfast Briefing

Please join the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation, Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever on June 5 for a breakfast briefing to discuss the 2013 Farm Bill. For additional details about the event, contact PJ Carleton at or (202) 543-6850 ex: 22.


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