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Blog — ACCESS TO USFWS REFUGE SYSTEM INCREASED

NWTF Applauds Increased Sportsmen’s Access to USFWS Refuge System

ACCESS TO USFWS REFUGE SYSTEM INCREASED NWTF

  EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation applauds Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's announcement of expanded or new access to more than a quarter million acres at 30 national wildlife refuges for hunting and fishing opportunities. "Hunting participation is on the decline, in part, due to lack of opportunities for the pursuit of outdoor sports on our public lands," NWTF CEO Becky Humphries said. "The recent removal of this barrier through the announcement by Secretary Zinke and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is applauded and strongly supported by the...

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