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August 17th 2015
Cody, Wyoming, USA.  August 18, 2015 – The consumption of wild game, fish and fowl is critical to the nutritional and cultural health of more than 40 million North Americans in the United States and Canada. The Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) has pledged significant annual support of The Wild Harvest Initiative, a five-year comprehensive research project to quantify the annual harvest and consumption of wild game and fish in North America.

“Get your elk?” is a question heard every fall in much of the Rocky Mountain States and Provinces of the US and Canada. It implies not just memories of an iconic outdoor experience with family or friends but a freezer full of organic, hormone-free, high quality protein as a primary source or to augment a family’s food supply” stated WSF President & CEO Gray N. Thornton. “The Wild Harvest Initiative...
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July 28th 2015
SANTA FE – The auction and raffle of four bighorn sheep hunting licenses brought in close to a half million dollars for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish bighorn sheep program this year.
Two lucky hunters won prized bighorn sheep permits in a record-breaking raffle conducted by the New Mexico chapter of the Wild Sheep Foundation in June. The raffle sold more than 7,000 tickets and earned $143,000 for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s bighorn sheep program, said Eric Rominger, bighorn sheep biologist for the department. Twice as many $20 raffle tickets were sold this year than last year for the chance to hunt for either a Rocky Mountain or desert bighorn sheep, Rominger said.
In January, the auctions of a desert bighorn license and a Rocky Mountain bighorn license together brought in another $330,000 to the department’s program, Rominger...
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July 21st 2015

Lebanon, New Hampshire, July 21, 2015– Global Rescue, a worldwide provider of field rescue, medical and security evacuation, and travel intelligence services to the hunting community for over a decade, today announced a partnership with veteran outdoor journalist and international hunter Craig Boddington.
With more than 40 years of hunting experience on six continents, Boddington is recognized as a leading voice in the community on conservation and ethical hunting. A retired colonel from the U.S. Marine Corps, Boddington is the author of 26 books and more than 4500 magazine articles on hunting, shooting, conservation, and travel. In addition to his writing, Boddington travels globally to host his self-produced television show, The Boddington Experience.
 
The Boddington Experience follows the renowned hunter and his team to exciting destinations both...
From the Field
Wild Sheep Foundation News
July 16th 2015

The 2015 Special Bighorn Sheep Lottery Tag shall be valid for use in any open controlled hunt in 2015 except Unit 11.

Applicants must be eligible to purchase a hunting license in Idaho in order to obtain these special tickets.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old to purchase a lottery ticket.

Void where prohibited.

This permit is non-transferrable. No purchase necessary. Hunting license and permit will be provided to winner.

Drawing will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. MDT, on July 29, 2015 at the Idaho Department of Fish & Game Headquarters.

Once-in-a-lifetime rule is waived for this raffle tag.

Need not be present to win.

Additional rules apply.