A group of outdoor organizations, including B.A.S.S., banded together to encourage President Obama to make funding of conservation programs a priority in the federal budget and to protect fish and wildlife habitats as part of his environmental policy.
President Obama and Gov. Romney are not avid fishermen, but both say they plan to watch out for angling interests if elected (or re-elected).
B.A.S.S. Conservation Director Noreen Clough was one of more than 360 individuals from organizations all over the country who participated in the June 10 online chat with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.
This afternoon, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar held an online chat to discuss the U.S. Department of the Interior’s activities in support of President Barack Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors Initiative.