Following today’s introduction of a bipartisan resolution affirming the value of America’s public lands, BHA President, CEO Land Tawney offered a response:
The Colorado chapter of BHA appointed Don Holmstrom as their first Habitat Watch Volunteer (HWV) Program Coordinator during January.
The bill would eliminate law enforcement officers on America’s national forests, Bureau of Land Management lands would leave millions of acres vulnerable.
On Jan. 24, Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah introduced the Local Enforcement for Local Lands Act (H.R. 622) in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced last night his decision to abandon H.R. 621, legislation that would have mandated the sale of more than 3 million acres of public lands
Introduced by Patrick Meehan, a Republican from Pennsylvania, and Raul Grijalva, a Democrat from Arizona, the bill mirrors legislation from the 114th Congress that was widely supported.
As members of the Senate meet this afternoon to hold a hearing on Rep. Ryan Zinke, BHA President and CEO Land Tawney issued the following statement:
Following 35 years of legal, political battles over leases issued during the Reagan administration, a rugged 130,000 acres is nestled in Montana.
The winter issue of Backcountry Journal is arriving in BHA members’ mailboxes now. Here’s a taste of what you’ll find inside.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers decried the measure, introduced by Rep. Rob Bishop of Utah, and strongly criticized House members who voted in support of it.
The history of Weatherby began in the mid-1940s when a young cartridge “wildcatter” named Roy Weatherby set out to change the world of firearm performance.
Following state land board decision to postpone the Elliott’s sale, sportsmen speak up on behalf of Oregon’s oldest state forest.
Opportunities in the Elliott for hunting species such as Roosevelt elk, black-tailed deer, fishing for wild salmon, steelhead and coastal cutthroat trout.
Public lands sportsmen today applauded the denial of federal mineral leases in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness watershed.
Two bills considered by the legislature have failed to advance out of committee following strong opposition by sportsmen and other outdoor recreationists.
The BWCAW encompasses 1 million acres of fresh water, forests and provides opportunities to hunt, fish, canoe, hike and camp.
In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Rep. Ryan Zinke as U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Land Tawney issued the following statement:
BHA partner Seek Outside is increasing its commitment to backcountry conservation this month with the gift of membership in Backcountry Hunters & Anglers.
Wyoming sportsmen today commended a decision to reject a controversial land swap that would result in the loss of public access to thousands of acres.
BHA’s Quiet Waters initiative is a proactive effort to address advancing motorized technology on one of Montana’s most valuable assets.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers condemned ongoing efforts by members of Congress to cater to special interests that contradict the will of public lands users, including sportsmen.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers urges sportsmen to look forward, uniting in support of shared values, natural resources management, American public lands.
Hundreds of public lands advocates traveled to east-central Wyoming to attend the Casper rally.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers reacted with “profound disappointment” to the acquittal of Ammon and Ryan Bundy, in the occupation of the MNWR.
The fall issue of Backcountry Journal is arriving in BHA members’ mailboxes now. Here’s a preview of the new issue: Here’s a preview of the new issue.