Grizzly Bear Restoration in North Cascades Rejected by DOI

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OMAK, WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced today at a roundtable with community members in Omak, Washington that the Department of the Interior (Department) will not move forward with a new Grizzly Bear Restoration Plan for the North Cascades Ecosystem and the associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

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USFWS Grizzly Delist Appeal

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The USFWS lost its appeal to delist the GYE grizz in 9th Circuit. I have also attached a court doc. This is disappointing news, we somewhat expected it but had held out hopes the efforts of all involved on the grizzly recovery would have their work deemed successful.

In essence the 3 judge panel upheld Judge Christensen’s opinion that grizzly bears in the GYE stay listed. This was a bunch of plaintiff’s against FWS but Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and others were intervenors as well and did put together a lot of information as to why grizzly bears should be delisted, there were 3 primary points of contention:

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Utah: Remaining Deer, Elk Hunt Permits to Only Be Sold Online

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SALT LAKE CITY — If you didn’t draw a buck deer or bull elk permit during the hunt drawing earlier this year — and you’re still interested in hunting deer or elk this fall — your last chance to obtain a permit begins next week.

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Victory Archery’s RIPTKO Arrow

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True innovation stands the test of time, and Victory Archery’s® RIPTKO™ has done just that. Introduced in 2017, the RIPTKO has quickly become the go-to arrow for serious bow hunters around the world. A perfect blend of speed, power, and durability, the small diameter RIPTKO is loaded with some of the best technology Victory Archery has to offer.

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The Importance of Diet for Preparing for a Hunt and Everyday Training

Outdoor Solutions’ Founder Greg Ray and Wilderness Athlete’s Kevin Guillen discuss the importance of maintaining a proper diet and the role supplements play in preparing for a rigorous big-game hunt and everyday health.

The most rewarding hunts often require your best fitness levels

By Greg Ray, Outdoor Solutions & Kevin Guillen, Wilderness Athlete

Outdoor Solutions’ Greg Ray:
“You can’t out train a bad diet,” are wise words from my friend Kevin Guillen from Wilderness Athlete, and I have found these words to be very true. Training alone without controlling your food intake will severely undercut achieving the full potential of your body. When we go afield hunting, we need to be in top form, and that means eating a healthy diet to complement a fitness routine.

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Wyoming Archery Shoots Scheduled for August

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By Jaden Bales, Wyoming Wildlife Federation

Though the COVID-19 situation has altered plans for various activities, there is still a lot to be excited about if you are an archer in Southeast Wyoming. Now that warm and pleasant weather is in full swing, there are multiple opportunities to shoot both indoors and outside. [Read more…]

Wyoming Receives $7.2 Million for Conservation Work

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MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners awarded $7,256,274 of grant funding in Wyoming to enhance wildlife habitat, scientific research and hunting opportunities. RMEF directly granted $340,471 and leveraged an additional $6,915,803 in partner funding.

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MYSTERY RANCH Launches New Street Mask

Bozeman, Mont.– MYSTERY RANCH, the industry-leading pack company built on a heritage of comfortable load carriage, function, and durability for people who have a mission to accomplish, announces the release of the Street Mask for protection from COVID-19. Built for the mission like all MYSTERY RANCH products, the design team developed a contoured 3D mask design made of premium components and technical fabrics for superior breathability, all-day comfort and street-worthy virus protection. Learn more and watch here.

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VAP-SS from Victory Archery

The Pinnacle of Hunting Arrow Technology

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The bow and arrow continue to remain the oldest weapon system still in use that the human race has ever produced. What happens when you combine that legacy of tradition and history with the most innovative and groundbreaking technology? The VAP-SS™ from Victory Archery®. The VAP-SS is the perfect blend of engineering and design. When it comes to your quest for the ultimate modern hunting arrow there is no comparison.

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BowTruk for Archery Gear

Salt Lake City, UT—Easton, an industry leader in innovative arrows and archery equipment for over 90 years, introduces the BowTruk Roller Bow Case.

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