Council Director of Operations Presented Prestigious Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Mark J Reeff Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2019 Media Contact: Kristen Black kristen@cahss.org Washington, D.C. – The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) recently hosted their 109th annual meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota. A segment of this meeting features an awards banquet where several of the year’s most influential individuals are recognized for their work and contributions to the Association. This …

National Workgroup Builds on Momentum to Advance Initiative to Recruit, Retain, and Reactivate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 27, 2019 Media Contact: Samantha Pedder samantha@cahss.org   National Workgroup Builds on Momentum to Advance Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation Efforts National R3 Implementation Workgroup poised to tackle national barriers which are preventing the advancement of efforts to Recruit, Retain, and Reactivate (R3) hunters, target shooters, and other outdoor recreationists. Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, the National R3 Implementation …

Proposed Modernization Legislation Offers Critical Flexibility for State Wildlife Agencies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 15, 2019 Media Contact: Samantha Pedder samantha@cahss.org Proposed Modernization Legislation Offers Critical Flexibility for State Wildlife Agencies Washington, D.C. – The Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports (Council), along with many of its partners, applauds the bipartisan reintroduction of the S. 2092: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act (Pittman-Robertson Modernization Act) in the …

Council to Advance to Hunting and the Shooting Sports Partners to Share R3 Message with Outdoor Media Professionals

(Washington, D.C.) – Headlines on declining and shifting participation rates in hunting, target shooting, and outdoor recreation have been well-documented, and the announcements have not fallen on deaf ears. Now, the narrative has shifted as conservation and outdoor organizations have invested significant resources in recent years to address these declines by focusing on efforts to recruit, retain, and reactivate (R3) hunters …

Hearing Held on Bill to Modernize Pittman-Robertson Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2019 Media Contact: Samantha Pedder samantha@cahss.org (Washington, D.C.) – On March 26, 2019, the Water, Oceans and Wildlife Sub-Committee of the House Committee on Natural Resources, led by chairman Jared Huffman (CA-02), held a hearing that included H.R. 877: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act. In late January 2019, Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) …