Deer Ecology and Management Lab at Mississippi State University Receives Boone and Crockett Club 2020 Conservation and Stewardship Award

Boone and Crockett Club president Tim Brady and professional member Jimmy Bullock presented Mississippi State University’s Deer Ecology and Management Lab with the Club’s Conservation and Stewardship Award. The prestigious award is given annually to the organization or entity that best exemplifies excellence in natural resource conservation and stewardship – core values of the [...]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Director Skipwith Thanks Boone and Crockett Club Members for Conservation Leadership

Last night, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director Aurelia Skipwith addressed more than 125 professional and regular members of the Boone and Crockett Club during their annual dinner at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in Omaha, Nebraska. The Club has been holding the dinner since the early 2000s as a way [...]

Boone and Crockett Club: Push to Permanently Fully Fund LWCF a Landmark Move for Conservation

According to the Boone and Crockett Club, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) should be fully and permanently funded as intended when this law passed in 1964. Two Montana Senators with a track record of supporting active and healthy forest and rangeland management, public lands and public access, and the state’s traditions of [...]

Boone and Crockett Club: Baiting and Fair Chase

According to the Boone and Crockett Club animal rights and anti-hunting groups have again misconstrued the meaning of Fair Chase. This time, it involves baiting, which they claim should be banned because it is not Fair Chase. The Club has a history of defining what is and is not Fair Chase, and has released [...]

Boone and Crockett Club on the State of Big Game

As the organization that was founded by Theodore Roosevelt to reverse the decline of big game populations more than a century ago and has tracked their recovery ever since, the Boone and Crockett Club today reflects on the tremendous strides that have been made in wildlife and habitat conservation over the past several decades. [...]

Boone and Crockett Club Award Honors Extraordinary Fair-Chase Hunt

The name Boone and Crockett is most often associated with Theodore Roosevelt, conservation, big game scoring and record books. Big game trophies have long been honored with awards, books, exhibitions and events. The Club's Fair Chase Award brings equal weight to the other half of the Boone and Crockett Club brand – ethical Fair [...]

Boone and Crockett Club Welcomes Efforts to Modernize the Endangered Species Act

According to the Boone and Crockett Club, one of the most significant pieces of legislation in the history of wildlife conservation, now almost 50 years old, is undergoing much-needed steps toward modernization to improve efficiency. Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, today signed new Endangered Species Act (ESA) rules that increase transparency, make it [...]

Boone and Crockett Club Youth Banquet Full of Hope

At its recent 30th Big Game Awards at the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri, the Boone and Crockett  Club put the future of conservation on center stage with its fourth Jack Steele Parker Generation Next banquet. The banquet honored young men and women, 16 or younger, from across North [...]

Boone and Crockett Club: Highway Bill Introduced in Senate

The Boone and Crockett Club, the oldest wildlife conservation group in the United States, today praised the introduction of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize and improve many of the nation’s surface transportation programs. “We applaud the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works for their bipartisan effort [...]

SITKA Gear Supporting Boone and Crockett Club’s 30th Big Game Awards

SITKA Gear is the latest to add its support for the Boone and Crockett Club’s 30th Big Game Awards, scheduled for August 1-3, 2019, in Springfield, Missouri. Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s are hosting the triennial event recognizing successful conservation and the commitments Fair Chase sportsmen have made to this longest running movement in [...]