The White House Has Announced The Nomination of Deputy Assistant Secretary For Fish Wildlife and Parks Aurelia Skipwith To Be The Next Director Of United States Fish and Wildlife Service.


A Department of Interior press release noted that Skipwith currently serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, “where her team is responsible for ensuring the protection and stewardship of lands and waters within the national park and wildlife refuge systems.”

House Committee Hearing on “CECIL Act” Attacks Hunters and Undermines Conservation Efforts

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Safari Club International vehemently opposes H.R 2245, the “Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large Animal Trophies Act” or “CECIL Act,” which was the subject of a hearing today in the U.S House of Representatives’ Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.

Safari Club International Applauds Efforts to Modernize Pittman-Robertson Act


Safari Club International (SCI) applauds the introduction of the “Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act(S. 2092) in the United States Senate. The effort, led by Senators Jim Risch (R-ID), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), John Boozman (R-AR) and Joe Manchin (D-WV).

Bipartisan Members Of Congress Introduce ‘Recreation Not Red Tape Act’


In an effort to “encourage the federal and state governments to collaborate on ways to enhance and increase access to public lands,” (Congressman Rob Bishop, R-UT) a bipartisan group of Congressional Representatives and Senators introduced legislation to reduce the bureaucratic red tape impeding outdoors sportsmen and women.