In the states, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation States Program Team works with pro-sportsmen elected leaders through the collaboration of the individual sportsmen’s caucuses that make up the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and governors who are part of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus.
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Encouraging the participation of sportsmen and women in the political process is critical… Read More
Instead of discarding or wasting game meat harvested through nuisance or crop damage… Read More
The National Archery in the Schools Program® (NASP®) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that aims… Read More
Recreational fishing is widely accepted as a wholesome and non-controversial lifetime… Read More
National Hunting and Fishing Day celebrates the time-honored traditions of hunting and… Read More
In an effort to improve the quality of young people’s lives, several states have… Read More
Similar to hunting, a lack of access is cited as one of the primary barriers to… Read More
The vast majority of states throughout the nation offer an online component of the… Read More
Opportunities exist across the country to enrich the lives of terminally ill youth by… Read More
Participation in hunting has been generally declining since the 1980’s. Hunting license… Read More
Your opinion counts
What do you support as a means to either complement or enhance the funding state fish and wildlife agencies receive through the American System of Conservation Funding? (To learn more about the options below, visit CSF's issue briefs)Vote Here
- Increase the price of hunting and fishing licenses, tags, permits or stamps (9.21%)
- Create new species-specific stamps (e.g. trout stamp) (3.95%)
- Implement a conservation stamp for non-consumptive users (e.g. hikers, bikers, birdwatchers, etc.) that use state-owned lands (31.58%)
- Adopt a Conservation Sales Tax at the state level on all taxable goods, with the funds allocated for conservation projects (15.79%)
- Adopt a Dedicated Sales Tax on Outdoor Goods (a state-level tax on outdoor goods similar to the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs) (21.05%)
- The creation of non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for state wildlife agencies (18.42%)