CSF Meets With Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack and External Affairs Director at Interior
Washington, D.C. – -(AmmoLand.com)- In an ongoing effort to reach out to the new Administration on sportsmen’s issues, CSF recently met with the Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and the Secretary of the Interior’s Director of External Affairs, Ray Rivera. In the two meetings, CSF President Jeff Crane and CSF Board Member Bob Model discussed the importance of sportsmen in the conservation success story in America and briefed them on the American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP).
AWCP’s Wildlife for the 21st Century: Volume III document formed the basis of the discussion, with specific attention given to energy and wildlife issues, global climate change, sportsmen’s access, and fire management and hazardous fuels reduction.
There were also discussions regarding the issues development that led up to the White House Conference on North American Wildlife Policy and the development of the 10-year Wildlife Conservation Plan out of the conference.
We can have the best wildlife habitat imaginable and a record number of people who buy fishing and hunting licenses, but it won’t matter if misguided laws and regulations are made at the federal and state levels that negatively impact our outdoor traditions. Keeping sportsmen’s issues front and center is what the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation does. Day in and day out, our sole focus is on providing a voice for sportsmen in the political arena. Serving as the first line of defense in protecting America’s outdoor traditions as well as promoting the sportsmen’s agenda through the collective muscle of sportsmen’s caucuses.