Sportsmen Groups Praise Roan Plateau Settlement

Date: 
Fri, 11/21/2014
 


Image: John Gale

Sportsmen’s groups today praised an announced settlement with the Bureau of Land Management and energy lease holders that includes several measures to help protect the Roan Plateau, a backcountry area prized as a fish and wildlife oasis and a cornerstone of the area’s economy. 

NWF welcomes approval of bill to conserve a Colorado natural treasure

Date: 
Fri, 11/14/2014


Photo: Flickr:gmeador
 

John Gale, the National Wildlife Federation’s sportsmen’s campaign manager said Thursday that S. 841, the Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act, represents years of works from the ground up on a plan that will ensure the area in the San Juan National Forest will be conserved for generations to come. 

 

Hunters and Anglers to the EPA: Protect Our Streams and Wetlands

Date: 
Thu, 11/13/2014


Photo: Lew Carpenter
 

“Great hunting and fishing for America’s 47 million sportsmen and women starts with clean water,” said Jimmy Hague, director of the center for water resources at the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. “The process the EPA and the Corps have started to clarify clean water protections is a once-in-a-generation chance to ensure we can pass on our outdoor legacy to our children. Today’s letter reflects the widespread urgency in the sporting community to seize that chance.”

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