Topics: Conservation News

Inspector certifications obtained

May 19, 2012

Three members of a New Mexico club are now trained to inspect boats for invasives.

New Hampshire lead ban defeated

May 16, 2012

On May 9, members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted to halt discussions on implementing a statewide lead ban. Much of the credit goes to the state B.A.S.S. Federation Nation conservation director, Dan Dufour.

400 pounds of weeds removed

May 16, 2012

The Northern Illinois Crankin' Bass club helped remove 400 pounds of invasive plants to improve access on Waterford Lake.

Have you hugged an angler today?

May 16, 2012

A Colorado Wildlife Council ad campaign recommends hugging it out with sportsmen to thank them for protecting state resources.

Alabama dam relicensing

May 15, 2012

Jim Howard represented the Alabama B.A.S.S. Federation Nation during the relicensing of nine dams on the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers.

John Murray takes out the trash

May 9, 2012

Anglers are pretty good at talking about making a difference, but John Murray lives what he preaches.

Groups petition Congress for outdoors bill

May 9, 2012

Two major bass fishing conservation issues -- access and lead bans -- are on the table in the Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012. B.A.S.S. and 39 other outdoors organizations have signed on in support of it.

Fishing groups support Hatteras bill

May 3, 2012

B.A.S.S. and others support a newly introduced bill in Congress that, if passed, will restore access on North Carolina's Cape Hatteras.

Alabama extends funding of Forever Wild

May 2, 2012

The Alabama B.A.S.S. Federation Nation worked with other nongovernmental organizations and the Alabama Wildlife Federation to ensure continued funding of the state's Forever Wild program.

Club educates anglers about invasives

May 1, 2012

Members of the California Basin Bassmasters worked together to teach anglers about invasive species and the destruction they can do.

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