Legislative Action

AB 3199 – Prohibition of the Use of Firearms for Fundraising is Being Dropped

Assembly Bill 3199, authored by Assemblymember Chris Holden (Pasadena, CA), will not make it to the Assembly Floor.  Several members of the California Hunting and Conservation Coalition, of which the NWTF is a member of, met with Assemblymember Holden’s staff to lament the negative impacts that this bill would have for charitable organizations in California. …

Contact These Assembly Members and Urge Opposition to AB 3199!


ACTION ALERT: Contact These Assembly Members Now!

Dear NWTF Member,

The NWTF needs your immediate help to Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. in California! Please contact each below listed member of the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization and request they oppose AB 3199.…

A Hunters Heritage: When Gun Control Bills Aren’t About Gun Control

Is this our future?

Wildlife conservation and habitat restoration efforts have all but died in California. State and federal public lands, already underfunded, are struggling to fund even the most minimal ecological projects that benefit wildlife, both game and non-game. Hunter numbers have declined to practically non-existent levels, prompting dramatic cutbacks in fish and game law enforcement staff.…

CDFW Expands Land Pass Program – Hunters and Anglers Exempt

CDFW Expands Land Pass Program in 2017-18

By Julie Horenstein and Peter Tira, California Department of Fish and Wildlife

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is expanding its Lands Pass Program to 41 wildlife areas and ecological reserves this fall and winter and will soon require a CDFW lands pass of all visitors 16 or older.…

ACTION ALERT – The Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017

ACTION ALERT: Contact your Representative and ask them to vote “Yes” on H.R. 2936

Dear NWTF Member,

The National Wild Turkey Federation needs your help. This week, the House will be voting on H.R.  2936, commonly referred to as the Resilient Federal Forests Act.…

NWTF-California Fights for Your Hunting Rights at the State Capitol

NWTF-California bounced back and forth between the Assembly and Senate Public Safety Committee Hearings on Tuesday. NWTF voiced opposition to SB 880, SB 894, SB 1235, as well as AB 1664, AB 1674, and AB 1695. These bills have negative implications for law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen.…

Conservation Legislation

Taken from The Outdoor Wire

NWTF Encourages Active Forest Management in Congressional Testimony – EDGEFIELD, S.C.
The National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) Chief Conservation Officer Becky Humphries testified Wednesday at the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Federal Lands regarding legislation to address forest policy reform and encourage active forest management.Humphries…