Depleting Wildlife in America’s most Pristine Backcountry “In a civilized and cultivated country, wild animals only continue to exist at all when preserved by sportsmen.” -Theodore Roosevelt Sportsmen have always been the fundamental reason why God’s backcountry in America have been abundant in wildlife and opportunity. There’s something unspeakably remarkable about leaving town on pavement and […]
Wolves threatening Colorado wildlife. Please click on and sign Please click on and sign here…(Colorado’s Wolf Petition) Very alarming news was made last month that all sportsmen need to act quickly on, states Denny Behrens, BGF Regional Director, Colorado. Colorado sportsmen please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and enlist to join the fight. The environmentalist war machine is […]
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Game Commission urges outdoors enthusiasts to take precautions to prevent Lyme disease. A gorgeous spring day simply shouldn’t be wasted indoors. But enjoying the state’s scenic beauty and plethora of outdoor recreational opportunities comes with its risks. Pennsylvania leads the nation in confirmed cases of Lyme disease, a tick-borne illness that poses a serious human […]
The one-year reprieve gives the 11 states, including Idaho, time to finalize their mitigation plans and possibly avoid an endangered species listing. The states, most of which still permit sage grouse hunting, have to get serious about protecting the bird. They have time. Now get serious and use it.
Looking ahead to the next 75 years, I want to both thank you and reassure you that a top priority at Idaho Fish and Game will always be the hunter, angler and trapper and maintaining our wildlife heritage. Demands and issues facing our agency (i.e. endangered species, habitat loss, etc.) are much greater than they were when our Mission was created and the challenges will continue to grow, but nothing will ever be more important than making sure our fish and wildlife populations are healthy and available for hunters and anglers to use.