When One Program Opens Access and Improves Habitat, Everyone Wins
We dig into the across-the-board benefits of a key Farm Bill conservation program on private lands.
A Farm Bill Program Filling Bag Limits and Bar Stools in Montana
Sleepy towns awaken across Big Sky Country as hunters flood in to take advantage of private land access opportunities.
In a Divided Nation, This Conservation Program Connects Sportsmen to Critical Access on Private Lands
The story of an important conservation program, one that helps to supply critical public access in states with mostly private land, started right here at the TRCP.
Watchdog Report Indicates Checks Were Written But On-Farm Conservation Was Never Verified
USDA’s Inspector General points to botched implementation of compliance checks that ensure real benefits go to fish and wildlife habitat on private lands After thousands of hours of work,...
254 Groups Agree: Don’t Re-Open the Farm Bill
Congress needs to stay committed to funding levels set in 2014, and more sportsmen’s groups than ever before are joining the outcry. Yesterday, a broad coalition of 254 organizations—representing...
Glassing The Hill: June 8 – 12
The TRCP’s scouting report on sportsmen’s issues in Congress The Senate and House will be in session from Monday through Friday. The forecast calls for 100 degrees in Washington...
Good Call: New Conservation Reserve Program Acres Will Enhance Duck Habitat in a Big Way
Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that an additional 800,000 acres will be eligible for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), a Farm Bill initiative that has allowed...
Open Fields: Where Access and Habitat Coexist
Jared Wiklund is Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s public relations specialist. Contact Wiklund at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter at @wiklund247. Publicly accessible land is THE trending topic in the American...
From the good news desk: Sportsmen, farmers and feds team up on local solutions that make healthy watersheds
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced close to $800 million in federal funding for locally led solutions to regional conservation challenges via its Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)....
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WHAT WILL FEWER HUNTERS MEAN FOR CONSERVATION?
The precipitous drop in hunter participation should be a call to action for all sportsmen and women, because it will have a significant ripple effect on key conservation funding models.Learn More