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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Posts Tagged ‘wildlife’

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.



Local TV ‘Investigation’ Misses the Mark


A local TV station in Iowa just released the results of its so-called “investigation” into the impact of traditional ammunition made with lead components on bald eagles.



A Billion Reasons to Spread the Word on WSFR


On March 7, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that more than $1.1 billion will be available to state fish and wildlife agencies this year through the Wildlife Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) Program.



NSSF to Target Shooters and Hunters: ‘Wildfires Have Many Causes, Don’t Be One of Them!’


The National Shooting Sports Foundation urges target shooters and hunters to be aware of local fire-danger conditions and to do their part to help prevent wildfires.



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: How Wildlife is Thriving Because of Guns & Hunting


Since the late 1930s, hunters, target shooters and the firearms industry have been the nation’s largest contributors to conservation, paying for programs that benefit America’s wildlife and all who love the outdoors. In fact, the U.S. Department of Interior just announced that firearms and ammunition manufacturers contributed a record $760.9 million in excise taxes in […]



10 Ways to Find a Hunting Mentor


The following post comes to us from Barbara Baird, a regular contributor to NSSF.org’s “Hunting and Shooting Opportunities” section. This article and others like it — as well as information about hunting and shooting opportunities in every state — can be found at nssf.org/events.   10 Ways to Find a Hunting Mentor Programs that provide guidance to […]



‘Conservation/Wildlife’ is Theme of NSSF Facebook Photo Contest This Month


Ryan Ferry of Utah took the top prize for October in NSSF’s Facebook Photo Contest, which featured a “hunter orange” theme. His photo, Trail BLAZE’n, earned him a $50 gift card to Cabela’s and a copy of NSSF’s 50th Anniversary history book and commemorative coin. For November, we invite readers to “post a photo with […]



NSSF President’s Keynote Address at North American Conference


Steve Sanetti, NSSF’s president and CEO, today gives a keynote address at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in Kansas City, Mo., highlighting the 100-year anniversary of the Wildlife Management Institute and the firearms and ammunition industry’s longstanding, hands-off support of that organization. Here, in part, is Steve Sanetti’s speech: Ladies and gentlemen, […]