James F. Arnold Elected President of the Boone and Crockett Club

At the Boone and Crockett Club’s recent annual meeting, James F. (Jim) Arnold was elected as president and began a two-year term that will end in December 2022. Arnold is the president and chief executive officer for Arnold Oil Company of Austin. He has been a regular member of the Club since 2004 serving [...]

2020-12-17T17:04:40+00:00 December 17th, 2020|Boone and Crockett Club, Conservation|

Boone and Crockett Club Launches Poach & Pay Research and Outreach Campaign at National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses Meeting

During the annual meeting of the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC), the Boone and Crockett Club announced its plans to lead a long-term Poach & Pay anti-poaching campaign. Through Poach & Pay, the Club will work with state wildlife agencies, legislators, and the judicial system to improve the detection and conviction of poachers and [...]

2020-12-08T22:31:45+00:00 December 8th, 2020|Boone and Crockett Club, Conservation|

Boone and Crockett Club Releases Updated Position Statement on Climate Change

The Boone and Crockett Club today released its policy position statement on climate change, outlining recommendations to reduce carbon emissions, promote natural climate solutions, and invest in carbon reduction technologies. The position statement updates a previous position developed in 2009 and was developed by a core team of regular and professional members of the Club [...]

2020-11-19T17:20:16+00:00 November 19th, 2020|Boone and Crockett Club, Conservation|

Boone and Crockett Club Celebrates Overdue Delisting of Gray Wolf

The Boone and Crockett Club welcomes today’s announcement by Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Director Aurelia Skipwith to return gray wolf management to state conservation authority. Wolves are a wildlife restoration success story, akin to the recovery and delisting of bald eagles, peregrine falcons, and numerous [...]

2020-10-29T18:55:10+00:00 October 29th, 2020|Boone and Crockett Club, Conservation|

Honoring Maryland’s Hunting and Conservation Excellence with Boone and Crockett Club Craft Whiskeys

Prestige Imports LLC and General Wholesale Distributors have partnered with the Boone and Crockett Club to create, produce and nationally distribute a line of premium whiskeys with the help of Anheuser Bush distributor network in Maryland. The partnership serves to celebrate the rich tradition of the outdoors and provide support to preserve Maryland’s hunting and [...]

Boone and Crockett Club Releases Trail Camera Virtual Curriculum to Support Wildlife Science and Technology Education for 5th to 8th Graders

The Boone and Crockett Club’s Lee and Penny Anderson Conservation Education Program has released its first “virtual” wildlife education lesson plans that teach middle schoolers about wildlife science. The Trail Camera curriculum uses trail camera footage from the Club’s Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Ranch near Dupuyer, Montana, to teach practical, real-life biological principles with no travel [...]

$50,000 Grant from Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Will Support Boone and Crockett Club Conservation Policy Initiatives

The Boone and Crockett Club announced today that the organization has received a $50,000 grant from the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund to support the Club’s policy work on key conservation issues. Working within the nation’s capital to promote policies that improve wildlife management and habitat health has been a priority of the [...]

Boone and Crockett Club Lauds Signing of Great American Outdoors Act

The Boone and Crockett Club lauded President Trump’s signing of the Great American Outdoors Act today as a tremendous boon to conservation and maintenance of our nation’s federal public lands. The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives where almost three-quarters of members in both chambers [...]

Boone and Crockett Club: House Passage of Great American Outdoors Act Paves Way for Historic Conservation Victory

The Boone and Crockett Club today praised passage of the Great American Outdoors Act by the U.S. House of Representatives as a monumental step for public lands conservation. The bipartisan bill, that passed by a resounding vote of 310-107, fully funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund and also provides funding to land management [...]

American Wildlife Conservation Partners Share Conservation Policy Recommendations in the Sixth Edition of Wildlife for the 21st Century

The nation’s top 50 hunting conservation organizations today released their policy recommendations for the next White House Administration and the next two Congresses. Wildlife for the 21st Century: Volume VI was developed by the groups that participate in the American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP) to provide specific actions that could be taken to improve [...]