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July 7, 2013 in Product News
Morgan UT- For 2013, Browning introduces the A5 shotgun with a 3½” chamber. This marks the first ever recoil-operated 3½” Browning shotgun. Five A5 models will be chambered in the new 3½”, 12 Gauge: A5 in Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades, A5 in Realtree Max-4, A5 in Mossy Oak
The recoil-operated Kinematic Drive system allows the A5 to cycle a wide range of loads. The A5 features the Vector-Pro lengthened forcing cone and the new Invector-DS choke tube system to deliver tight, consistent shot patterns. To reduce felt recoil, the A5 comes with an Inflex II recoil pad.
As part of its “S.A.F.E. Summer” campaign to focus attention on the importance of safe and responsible firearm handling and storage, the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) today announced its “Top Ten” list of safety tips firearm owners should remember to help ensure they are taking responsible precautions with firearms in their home.
“Nearly all firearm accidents in the home can be prevented when gun owners take simple precautions, and proper storage is the number one way to help prevent accidents” said Steve Sanetti, NSSF president and CEO. “Anyone who is going to own a firearm should respect it and secure it when not in use to help prevent firearm accidents and misuse.” Continue reading “Ten Tips for Firearm Safety in Your Home” »
EGELAND, N.D. — She hunkers in the middle of a grassy field on the windswept prairie, her body heat warming a shallow bowl filled with fragile eggs. If she’s lucky enough to remain hidden from predators — skunks, foxes, raccoons, opossums and others with a taste for duck eggs — for 24 days and 24 nights, her brood of downy ducklings will hatch.
It’s the springtime cycle of life for a duck on the breeding grounds of the Prairie Pothole Region, an area that encompasses the Dakotas and southern Canada where 70 percent of North America’s ducks are born.
Through a unique project this year, Delta Waterfowl is giving you a live window into the nest of a wild duck with the Delta Duck Cam (www.deltawaterfowl.org/duckcam). Outdoor apparel maker Sitka Gear has provided sponsorship for the Delta Duck Cam project. Continue reading “Delta Waterfowl, Sitka Gear introduce one-of-a-kind streaming duck nest cam.” »
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2013 – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is accepting applications from landowners interested in the Wetlands Reserve Program and Grassland Reserve Program.
A new round of funding authorizes $255 million to enroll up to 100,000 additional acres into WRP and $47 million to enroll up to 200,000 additional acres into GRP, both nationwide.
Anyone interested in these voluntary programs should contact their state or local NRCS office. Sign-up dates and deadlines vary by state, and applications are accepted throughout the year. Continue reading “USDA seeks sign-ups for wetlands, grasslands conservation programs.” »
BISMARCK, N.D. — For 75 years, science has been the cornerstone of Delta Waterfowl. Research shapes the conservation programs and management policies that help put more ducks in the air, year after year.
“It’s been our history — research defines what we do,” said Dr. Frank Rohwer, Delta Waterfowl’s president. “Research drives us and our programs, and it should always drive wildlife management. We’re committed to finding things that work.” Continue reading “Delta Waterfowl Research Spans North America” »
June 1, 2013 in Conservation
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (May 28, 2013) —Conserving wildlife and the lands that house what we all enjoy are of the utmost importance. National Hunting and Fishing Day is a day set aside to celebrate all that sportsmen do to support those efforts. This year the National Shooting Sports Foundation once again announces its continued, major sponsorship of National Hunting and Fishing Day.
Their support has forged new pathways for hunters, fishermen and outdoorsmen for the past 42 years. Each year, NHF Day is set to take place on the fourth Saturday in September. This year NHF Day falls on September 28th. Continue reading “NSSF Endorses National Hunting and Fishing Day” »