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From the Field
Wild Sheep Foundation News
April 22nd 2016
BOZEMAN, Montana — April 25, 2016. The Wild Sheep Foundation, the leader in wild sheep conservation applauded passage last week by the U.S. Senate of the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, as included in S.2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act.  Similar legislation passed the House of Representatives earlier in the 114th Congress, setting up one last step before final passage and enactment.

"This is as close as sportsmen have come in the long years of developing the Sportsmen’s Act," said President & CEO Gray N. Thornton.  "We are grateful to have committed bill sponsors in Senators Lisa Murkowski (R- Alaska) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and the leadership of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus.  We are confident that House and Senate can now reach agreement on a final bill and will continue our role in the teamwork to...
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Wild Sheep Foundation News
April 11th 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada and Bozeman, Montana – April 11, 2016:  While the equation is simplistic, and a great deal more time, treasure and talent was needed to make it happen, on April 9th, 65 Fraternity of Desert Bighorn (FDB) and Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) members including the WSF board of directors and several WSF staff, were flown by helicopter atop a mountain north of Las Vegas in the Desert National Wildlife Refuge for a day of hard work, great satisfaction and even greater rewards for Nevada’s desert bighorn sheep and other wildlife.

“The Fraternity of Desert Bighorn and Wild Sheep Foundation partnered on this needed Wild Sheep Foundation Hidden Valley Guzzler to replace a nearby slick-rock development plagued by silt and debris due to its river-wash location,” FDB President and WSF Secretary Brett Jefferson stated. “This project would not...
From the Field
Wild Sheep Foundation News
March 14th 2016
Thanks to the generosity of the Cabela’s Outdoor Fund, the Wild Sheep Foundation is proud to continue offering outstanding outreach to youth through the WSF’s Shooting, Hunting & Ethics Education Programs (S.H.E.E.P.)

“The Wild Sheep Foundation is grateful to have been awarded grant funding through the Cabela’s Outdoor Fund this year,” says Buddy DuVall, WSF executive vice president of Development.

S.H.E.E.P. is a nationwide, yearlong series of events. From Pennsylvania to the westernmost states, S.H.E.E.P. brings young people in touch with outdoor adventure through large-scale experiences like laser shot, hover archery range, pellet gun ranges, and various other kinds of hands-on learning. In addition to any range fees, materials or travel expenses, the shipping charges for items used in these events often become the...
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Other News
March 9th 2016
Hunters like Randy Newberg are standing up to state lawmakers in the West as they push to gain control of public lands.

Randy Newberg, the renowned hunter’s hunter, hosts a popular, uncannily gripping show on the Sportsman Channel. The title bears his name — Fresh Tracks with Randy Newberg — and is the sort of program that can pull in viewers who aren’t exactly inclined toward his lifestyle. Episodes are framed as adventures on rugged, unforgiving expanses of public land, where Newberg hikes for miles, camps, struggles with extreme self-doubt, and eventually stalks and kills an unsuspecting animal — maybe a lumbering black bear or perhaps a magnificent pronghorn. The meat often winds up in his refrigerator.

A resident of Bozeman, Montana, and a lifetime member of the NRA, Newberg considers himself not only pro-gun, but...