Today on the show we’re joined by Whit Fosburgh, the president and CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, and we’re going to be discussing the top conservation issues 2016.

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– What the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership is

– Who Whit Fosburgh is

– The struggle of working for conservation/hunting/fishing issues in Washington DC

– The top conservation related issues in 2016

– What’s the deal with the Wildlife Refuge takeover in Oregon

– Why some are proposing the transfer/sale of public lands and why sportsmen and women need to work to stop it

– What’s going on nationally to help improve sportsman access

– What the Land & Water Conservation Fund is and why we should care about it

– Conservation easements and why they’re good for wildlife

– Why forest fires out west are even impacting deer hunters in Michigan, Ohio and the east coast

– What’s going on with the decline in CRP

– And much, much more!

Show notes, resources, links:

– Visit SportsmenAccess.org to sign the petition for the protection of public lands

– To learn more about the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership visit TRCP.org

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