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NWTF Supports FWS Proposal to Increase Public Access to Public Lands

PUBLIC LAND ACCESS

NWTF Supports FWS Proposal to Increase Public Access to Public Lands

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced a proposal for new or expanded access to 1.4 million acres across 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a plan supported by the National Wild Turkey Federation. “The NWTF is thrilled that the FWS continues to look at expanding hunting and fishing opportunities for the American public,” said Joel Pedersen, NWTF director of government affairs. “In addition to all the other opportunity provided, this proposal will specifically affect 18 refuges across 10 states, opening more than...

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