Barack Obama did not grow up hunting and fishing, but he recognizes the great conservation legacy of America’s hunters and anglers and has great respect for the passion that hunters and anglers have for their sport. Were it not for America’s hunters and anglers, including the great icons like Theodore Roosevelt and Aldo Leopold, our nation would not have the tradition of sound game management, a system of ethical, science-based game laws and an extensive public lands estate on which to pursue the sport. Obama recognizes that we must forge a broad coalition if we are to address the great conservation challenges we face. America’s hunters and anglers are a key constituency that must take an active role and have a powerful voice in this coalition. DOWNLOAD AND READ THE FULL PLAN.
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Montana Sportsmen for Obama Committee
Tim Border, Former President, Gallatin Wildlife Association Shane Colton, Commissioner, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Steve Doherty, Chairman Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks / Former Senate Minority Leader Brian and Jenny Grossenbacher, Fly Fishing Outfitters Sen. Larry Jent, Bow Hunting Instructor Jim Posewitz, Helena Hunters and Anglers Association / Retired biologist, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Greg Smith, Former Backcountry Ranger, Glacier National Park Land Tawney Ed Tinsley, County Commissioner, Lewis and Clark County / Avid Hunter and Angler Rep. Kendall Van Dyk, House Democratic Chair Montana Legislative Sportsman Caucus Dan Vermillion, Commissioner, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Gary Wicks, Former Director, Montana Department of Natural Resources, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Water
On Thursday, April 24th, several members of the Montana Sportsmen for Obama Committee published a column in the Missoulian on how Obama will protect the interests of sportsmen. Click here to read the full column.
Read the New City Bozeman's coverage of Sportsmen for Obama and Obama's stand on the issues. Click here for more.