With expiration of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund only hours away, American sportsmen are converging on Capitol Hill to urge members of Congress to prioritize reauthorization of…..
Sportsmen will be able to access a wealth of new hunting and fishing opportunities on national wildlife refuges across the country as a result of actions undertaken by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…..
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers commended the Interior Department’s issuance today of a “not warranted” listing decision for the greater sage-grouse, calling the federal ruling “a product of…..
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is celebrating new successes in advancing fair chase hunting following recent decisions in Minnesota and New York to ban the use of drones while hunting and scouting.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers President and CEO Land Tawney has been appointed to the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council, a committee charged with advising the federal government…..
A diverse group of constituents, including sportsmen, today applauded Sen. Michael Bennet’s intention to introduce legislation to safeguard areas of Colorado’s Continental Divide.
Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers recently added Mikkel Hylden to their rapidly growing Habitat Watchmen team.
The designation of thousands of acres of rugged Nevada and California landscapes as national monuments will help maintain and enhance healthy populations of a range of fish and wildlife and…..
Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers recently promoted two in their ranks, Bob Shettel and Dan Parkinson,…
A spending plan for the Interior Department and related agencies for fiscal year 2016 was advanced by the Senate Appropriations Committee this week, but the future of the bill – and consequently…..
The federal appropriations process currently underway in both houses of Congress includes numerous provisions that sportsmen – and other citizens who value healthy fish and wildlife habitat…..
A decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand hunting and angling opportunities on 21 national wildlife refuges across the country drew praise from Backcountry Hunters & Anglers…..
A donation by Backcountry Hunters & Anglers to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s popular “Access Yes” program will expand the acreage open to access for sportsmen who hunt and fish in the…..
The Colorado chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers recognized two members, Bill Sustrich & Paul Vertrees, for their sustained contributions to protecting big game habitat…
A highly anticipated rule that would enhance critical fish and wildlife habitat, improve the nation’s supply of drinking water and restore clarity to the federal Clean Water Act was finalized this…
Senate legislation that would establish two wilderness areas on federal lands in New Mexico would secure critical fish and game habitat and benefit sportsmen and the region’s economy, said…..
Following today’s release by Gov. John Hickenlooper of an “executive order” outlining sage-grouse management in Colorado, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers reiterated calls for “strong and…………….
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is pleased to announce a new collaboration with renowned outdoor gear manufacturer and longtime BHA corporate partner Seek Outside…………
Sportsmen are commending Montana’s Rep. Ryan Zinke, who yesterday afternoon cast a vote in opposition of a joint congressional budget resolution that includes a provision facilitating the sale or…..
As House members met today to vote on a massive defense spending package, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers roundly condemned a rider in the bill that would block activities aimed at conserving………..
The latest in an increasingly aggressive series of attacks against a federal rule that would improve fisheries and waterfowl habitat and enhance recreational opportunities for sportsmen was launched..
As members of the U.S. House of Representatives met this morning to weigh the merits of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers stressed the fund’s importance……
A landmark rule that would restore clarity to the federal Clean Water Act, safeguarding key U.S. waterways and wetlands and the fish and wildlife that depend on them, is under assault by members of…
A sportsmen-led campaign to uphold fair chase hunting in Wyoming is gaining momentum with the Wyoming Game & Fish Department’s recent decision to consider a new rule outlawing the use of drones or….
Following a flurry of votes during last night’s budget deliberations in the U.S. Senate, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers sharply criticized the passage of a measure that would enable the sale or……..
A proposed amendment to the draft Senate budget for Fiscal Year 2016 would prohibit the sale of federal public lands to reduce the deficit and is drawing both bipartisan support within the Senate…..
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, a national organization representing more than 100,000 hunters and anglers around the country, is asking for your help to defend against attacks currently underway as…
The Colorado chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (BHA) received the George B. Grinnell Award at BHA’s North American Rendezvous in Spokane, Washington…..
As House and Senate Republicans prepare to debate their Fiscal Year 2016 budget priorities, sportsmen remain on guard against proposals that would transfer or sell federal public lands to state…….
The Backcountry Hunters & Anglers 2015 Rendezvous met recently in Spokane, Wash., enabling BHA members to learn about issues important to North American sportsmen and honor community leaders, all….
First Lite is raising awareness of groups such as Backcountry Hunters & Anglers all while making supporting conservation as easy as ordering outdoor gear.
Popular Senate legislation that would conserve important backcountry lands and waters, bolster fish and game populations and expand public access to hunting and fishing should be promptly introduced..
Sportsmen & women from Colorado converged on the Colorado State Capitol Feb 25th to protest efforts by members of the Colorado legislature to take control of federally managed public lands…
There’s 640 million acres of public federal land in the United States that is open and available for citizens to enjoy year round. This may not be the case if action is not taken soon…
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers stands to benefit immeasurably from the additions of John Gale and Katie McKalip to our national staff, said BHA Executive Director Land Tawney…
Sportsmen and -women from across Idaho are uniting to protest efforts by members of the Idaho legislature to take control of federally managed public lands.
After 15 years of bi-partisan efforts to protect Browns Canyon, sportsmen are pleased by the prospect that more than 20,000 in Browns Canyon could finally be conserved as a National Monument.
Environmental Policy Alliance Accuses “Sportsmen” Group of Filing Incorrect Tax Returns…
Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, David A. Lien, was recently recognized by Field & Stream as a “Hero of Conservation” for his work in developing a Habitat Watchmen Program…
President Obama made a presidential declaration under the Antiquities Act to designate 496,000 acres as part of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in Southern New Mexico.