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June 11, 2015


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CSF Hosts Briefing on Comprehensive Sportsmen's Packages

On June 10, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) Members gathered to discuss the recently introduced "Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act" of 2015 (H.R. 2406) - a comprehensive sportsmen's package similar to the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2015 (S. 405), which was introduced in the Senate in February. The "Comprehensive Sportsmen's Packages in the House and Senate" Breakfast Briefing provided a forum for CSC Members and staff to present on the importance of protecting the sportsmen's heritage through Congress...  

Conservation Groups Comment on Management Plan for Colorado Recreational Shooting

On May 29, 32 national pro-sportsmen's organizations, including the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF), sent formal comments to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) on the proposed management plan for recreational shooting in Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests (ARNF) in Colorado...




Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus Hosts 4th Annual Shooting Day at the Range 

On June 2, Parliamentarians from across Canada and spanning all parties gathered in Stittsville, Ontario for the 4th Annual Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus Shooting Day. With approximately 60 Members of the Parliament (MP) in attendance, along with many of their senior staffers, the event served as a forum for MPs to discuss conservation and economic benefits derived from Canada's hunting and recreational shooting community. Numerous firearm importers, wholesalers and expert firearms instructors joined the MPs and their staffers for a day of sport shooting...




Colorado Governor Signs Apprentice Hunting Bill

On May 22, Governors Sportsmen's Caucus member Governor John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 226 into law, making Colorado the 38th state to authorize the adoption of an apprentice hunting program based on the Families Afieldmodel...


Nevada Concludes 2015 Legislative Session

On June 1, the 78th Nevada Legislature came to a close, with a number of pro-sportsmen bills receiving significant attention during the session...


West Virginia Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Inaugural Meeting in Charleston

On June 8, the West Virginia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted their inaugural meeting at the statehouse in Charleston, WV. The recently formed caucus joined the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC), becoming the 46th state to establish a legislative caucus since NASC was founded in 2004...


South Dakota Becomes 47th State to Join the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is pleased to announce the addition of the bipartisan South Dakota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus - Chaired by Senators Scott Parsley and Gary Cammack, and Representatives Lee Schoenbeck and Spencer Hawley - to the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC). With the addition of South Dakota, the NASC network now includes legislative sportsmen's caucuses in 47 states, with a combined membership of over 2,000 legislators...


Your Opinions Counts: Take the New CSF Poll

After watching CSF President Jeff Crane testify at a hearing before the House Natural Resources Subcommittees on Federal Lands and Water, and Power and Oceans, what do you think is the most important Title within the SHARE Act of 2015? Visit the CSF homepage to vote now.


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