One of the greatest controversies among sportsmen and conservationists is the role of the wolf in our ecosystems. That controversy may just be heating up in Arizona soon: Today, we've learned that the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) wolf biologists have captured, collared, and released three cross-fostered wolf pups as part of their ongoing efforts to boost the health … [Read more...] about Wolves in Arizona: Cross-Fostering Hoodoo
What do hunters hate more than heavy rain and high winds? Poachers, that's what, and this year Operation Game Thief (OGC) aims to put an end to poaching...but they need your help to be their eyes and ears on the ground. Although today's report comes to us from Arizona, Operation Game Thief is an initiative that's spreading nationwide--chances are quite good that Operation Game … [Read more...] about Poachers, Beware: Operation Game Thief is ON
Say it with me: 2.3 million acres. Ahh...that's nice. Recently, Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced the biggest increase in hunting and fishing opportunities in American history. The announcement now includes a final rule establishing and expanding hunting and fishing opportunities across more than 2.3 million acres at 147 national wildlife refuges … [Read more...] about Today: Biggest Increase of Hunting & Fishing Opportunities in History!
Hallelujah, it has happened! The U.S. House of Representatives’ Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians and Congress-Critters of all stripes got together and passed H.R. 1957, the 'Great American Outdoors Act'. Although any conservation measure should include bipartisan support, they don't always--and that's why we here at Popular Outdoorsman are so excited to hear that this … [Read more...] about Hallelujah: Great American Outdoors Act Passed!
What happens when trade unions and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) come together for conservation? From past joint operations, it seems what we get is lots of hard work from people who know the meaning of hard work, and lots of science-driven biome best practices from the people who know the meaning of wildlife biology. That partnership is getting more official every … [Read more...] about Unions, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Join Forces For Conservation