Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s Deal Completed

26 Sep

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, two iconic brands and leaders in the outdoor industry, have officially joined forces with a vision to become North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company. The combined company is poised to provide customers with unmatched offerings spanning premier destination retail, outdoor equipment manufacturing, world-class resort destinations and…

DU TV this week: A tribute to Wade Bourne

19 Sep

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – This week, Ducks Unlimited TV remembers the life of Wade Bourne, one of the best known and most respected outdoor communicators of his generation. Wade was a long-time host of DU TV, Editor at Large for Ducks Unlimited magazine and a passionate supporter of DU and its mission. He passed away in…

Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Leaders Gather to Kick Off National Hunting and Fishing Day

18 Sep

WETUMPKA, Ala. — The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Alabama Wildlife Federation, Congressional Sportsmen Foundation and others are coming together to promote National Hunting and Fishing Day, which will be observed this year on Sept. 23. A press conference will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday,…

SEOPA Extends Pre-Registration Rate for Fall Conference

14 Sep
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BADIN, N.C. – Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have captivated folks nationwide, especially in the Southeast. “We have all seen the destruction and damage caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma,” SEOPA President David Hawkins said. “Thankfully we know of no loss of life connected to the extended SEOPA family, and we continue to lift up friends…

More Elk Country Conserved, Opened to Public Access in Pennsylvania

14 Sep

MISSOULA, Mont.—An additional 766 acres of Pennsylvania elk habitat is now permanently protected and opened to public access thanks to efforts by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) and a generous donor. “This would not have happened without landowners who care about Pennsylvania and both understand and appreciate the crucial wildlife values…