NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Conservation

You May Be Surprised to Know… Hunters are a Vital Part of Conservation [INFOGRAPHIC]


In America, wildlife agencies and hunters have worked cooperatively over the last century to create and maintain a stable environment for wildlife.



You May Be Surprised to Know … 6 Health Benefits of Eating Venison [INFOGRAPHIC]


Do you ever get concerned about the healthfulness of the meat you’re eating? Well, hunters have long known the health benefits of hunting and consuming wild game.



Oregon Bucks Trends and Grew 2016 Hunter Ranks


Oregon’s woods and wetlands saw a bit more hunter traffic in 2016. Much of the increase came from a welcome reclassification in the way the state sells youth licenses by combining hunting and fishing licenses.



You May Be Surprised to Know… Hunters Saved Species with the Reintroduction & Management of Wildlife [INFOGRAPHIC]


This infographic can be used to educate the public about hunters' contributions to the restoration of many animal species.



Open Letter from Recreational Industry Executives on ‘Keeping the GREAT in the Great Outdoors’


More than 100 outdoor recreation industry leaders were signatories on an open letter published yesterday that applauded the government's emphasis on outdoor recreation opportunities on federal lands.



You May Be Surprised to Know … Hunters Support & Respect Regulations [INFOGRAPHIC]


According to NSSF industry research, nearly 80 percent of today’s population approves of legal hunting, yet misunderstanding of hunting and hunters persists.



How Wildlife Is Thriving Because of Guns and Hunting [VIDEO]


Hunters, target shooters and the firearms industry are the nation's largest contributors to conservation, paying for programs that benefit wildlife and all who love the outdoors.



You May Be Surprised to Know… Hunters Aid the Environment [INFOGRAPHIC]


With Earth Day approaching and with people thinking more about our planet's health, take a moment to recognize hunters, the largest contributors to conservation.



5 Things You May Be Surprised to Know about Hunting…


Recognizing that the connection between hunting and conservation can seem counterintuitive, NSSF has developed a series of infographics to help the public, particularly non-hunters, better understand hunting and hunters.



NSSF Program Hunting Works for America Expands in Southern U.S.


The newly formed Hunting Works For Alabama partnership has nearly 50 partner organizations and will be adding dozens more in the weeks and months to come.



Developing an Appreciation for Conservation Science (in Spite of Those Cute Bear Cubs)


There is no better way to appreciate conservation than seeing it in action in the field. Monitoring bears in Connecticut and elsewhere serves many purposes.



Wildlife Needs Hunters and Shooters to Thrive


Yes, “We built that,” but the work is far from over. Here’s how you can do your part to secure our heritage and lifestyle for the next generation Healthy wildlife populations and habitat ARE NOT a product of nature. That’s a fairly bold and rather counter-intuitive statement, but in an era of threatened natural resources […]



New Poll Open for Misinterpretation


Extremist animal rights groups are sure to embrace a new Gallup poll as evidence that public opinion supports giving animals the same rights as people. As groups face a drop in individual contributions, such as a roughly 15 percent drop for the Humane Society of the United States from 2010-2013, they become more desperate for […]



State Wildlife Agencies Receive $1.1 Billion in Revenues Generated by Hunters, Shooters, Boaters and Anglers


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the distribution of $1.1 billion dollars to state game and fish agencies—money that was generated by hunters, target shooters and anglers.



INFOGRAPHIC: Ammunition Under Attack


The California Fish and Game Commission on April 9 adopted regulations to implement the law that will ban the use of traditional lead-component ammunition for all hunting in the state by July 1, 2019. The implementation will involve multiple phases, beginning with the 2015 hunting season.



It’s Not Over Yet on the 5.56 ‘Green Tip’ Ammo Front


Industry members and politically aware gun owners know the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) tried to pull a sneak play by quietly releasing a proposal to adopt a new regulatory framework that would ban M855 and SS109 “green tip” rifle ammunition in 5.56 and .223 calibers. This type of ammunition had been […]



ATF to Not Move Forward with 5.56 M855 Ammo Ban at This Time


Will Review Record Number of Comments Submitted on Its ‘Framework’ Proposal ATF announced today that it will not move forward with its proposed framework to ban commonplace 5.56 M855 “green tip” ammunition at this time while it reviews the record number (more than 80,000) comments it has received so far. ATF will continue to accept comments […]



Oppose ATF’s 5.56 M855 Ball Ammunition Ban


The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has announced it is seeking to ban commonplace 5.56 M855 ball ammunition as “armor piercing ammunition.” If you have not already done so, all industry employees, target shooters and gun owners should contact your Member of Congress AND the ATF to oppose this unnecessary ban, which is […]



Eagle Population Stronger than Ever, But Stories of Individual Birds Make Situation Look Dire


Anti-hunting groups manipulate isolated deaths of America’s symbol to pull on people’s heartstrings. However, in reality, the bald eagle population within the U.S has never been healthier.



Hunting Works for America Expands to Include Oregon


Hunting Works For Oregon, our tenth state chapter, was formed with the hope that we can educate people and legislators about the importance of hunters and the money they spend.