The Banning of Trophy Imports
Attached is a recent letter from the American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP) of which WSF was a founding member. It addresses a most recent federal legislative end-around being played to stop safari hunting in Africa by banning the importation of legally taken trophies into the U.S. The same ploy is being debated in California this week.
If we didn’t have to divert as much time and energy away from real species conservation instead of containing these short-sighted brush fires, set by intentionally false and misleading headlines, now would that be something.
Sportsmen Call on Presidential Candidates; Deliver Wildlife for the 21st Century, Volume 6
Since 2001, the American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP) has delivered a comprehensive transition document to each presidential campaign vying for election. AWCP was formed in 2000. It is now a consortium of 50 organizations representing the interests of America's millions of hunter-conservationists, professional wildlife and natural resource managers, outdoor recreation users, conservation educators, and wildlife scientists. The Wild Sheep Foundation is one of the group's founding members.
Optics for Sheep Hunters
Bright, reliable, and durable. Those adjectives might describe nearly any gear we carry in the field, or even our best hunting buddies. But I’ll provide one more—light—to define the characteristics of the optics that sheep hunters require to perform at a high level in the upper country, miles from a trailhead.