June 30, 2016

AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Salazar, Jarvis Celebrate Pinnacles’ New Status as 59th National Park

President signs legislation to elevate status of 1908 national monument in California’s Gabilan Mountains 01/11/2013 Contact: Blake Androff (DOI) 202 208-6416 David Barna (NPS) 202-208-6843 Karen Beppler-Dorn (NPS) 831-389-4486   WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the National Park Service Jonathan B. Jarvis today celebrated the establishment of America’s 59th national […]

AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: White River and its Watershed in Arkansas and Missouri Recognized as Second “National Blueway”


Designation to Boost Tourism, Expand Recreational Opportunities and Fuel Local Economies 01/09/2013 Contact: Blake Androff (DOI) 202-208-6416 Courtney Rowe (USDA) 202-720-2971 Moira Kelley (Army) 703-614-3992 LITTLE ROCK, AR— Deputy Secretary of the Interior David J. Hayes today announced that the White River, along with its watershed, has been named the nation’s second National Blueway. Hayes […]

America’s Great Outdoors Progress Report Highlights Conservation, Recreation Successes


12/04/2012 Contact: (CEQ) Taryn Tuss (202) 456-6998 (DOI) Blake Androff (202) 208-6416 (USDA) Courtney Rowe (202) 720-4623 (EPA) press@epa.gov (DOA) Moira Kelly (703) 614-3992 WASHINGTON, DC – The Obama Administration today released a report detailing key successes of President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors Initiative (AGO), including advancing local conservation priorities, expanding access to lands and waters for […]

National Public Lands Day: Step-up and Speak-out

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September 29th marks a deer opener in Western Oregon; waterfowl opener in Montana; moose opener in Minnesota; and last but certainly not least…National Public Lands Day in the United States of America! To honor National Public Lands Day, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is asking sportsmen everywhere to step-up and speak-out for the public lands we all enjoy. […]

More than Play Money

More than Play Money: New Report Finds Annual Spending on Outdoor Recreation Reaches $646 Billion, Employs 6.1 Million CEOs call for policymakers to act to promote the “well-kept secret” of the American economy FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Avery Stonich Outdoor Industry Association Phone 303.327.3511 astonich@outdoorindustry.org WASHINGTON, D.C., June 20, 2012 – A report released today by Outdoor […]

Interested in receiving TU press releases via e-mail?


As the media world continues to change, bloggers are becoming more and more relevant–they have more influence and more readers than ever before. In response, TU is working to reach out to outdoor bloggers in hopes of informing them of the organization’s work from coast to coast. Unfortunately, media services and press release distribution services […]

Guest post for bloggers: Sportsmen Descend on DC to Save Bristol Bay

The following is a guest post available to all outdoor bloggers who have an interest in the Pebble Mine/Bristol Bay issue. Please feel free to you use it on your blog.   Sportsmen fly to DC to tell president and congress to say no to Pebble Mine Starting Monday, April 16, more than 30 sportsmen […]

White House Conference Sets Stage for New Era of Conservation


From the U.S. Department of the Interior: Community-driven conservation and outdoor recreation initiatives powering economy, protecting healthy lands, water and wildlife 03/02/2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama and members of his Cabinet convened the White House Conference on Conservation to engage directly with conservation leaders from all 50 states to strengthen partnerships and identify next […]

Sportsmen/women to chat live with Interior Secretary Salazar

Photo: Lew Carpenter. Pictured: John Gale, our Regional Rep. for AZ, CO, ID, NM, UT

Secretary Salazar to field questions from sportsmen on public lands, the economic benefits of conservation and connecting Americans to the outdoors The Interior Department is partnering with the National Wildlife Federation Tuesday, Feb. 7 to hold a live chat between Secretary Ken Salazar and sportsmen and sportswomen from across the country. The hour-long forum is […]

What’s YOUR Best Wild Place?


As Trout Unlimited and Field & Stream magazine celebrate the 2011 Best Wild Places project, here’s your chance to write about your favorite “best wild place,” and have your blog entry posted through TU’s Facebook and Twitter feeds. Simply write a blog post on your favorite wild place, mention the TU/F&S project, include this link, […]