“The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today issued guidance designed to protect and expand recreational shooting opportunities on BLM-managed public lands. More than 99 percent of the 245 million surface acres managed by the agency are currently open to recreational shooting, and this guidance will help ensure that these activities are allowed to continue wherever possible.”  – BLM Press Release, December 31st

In Episode 132 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discusses three key points to kick off 2021. First, goals for the podcast and what content listeners can expect. Two, why Republicans like Senator Ted Cruz and South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem shouldn’t be shamed for hunting — which is considered responsible recreation. Three, Bureau of Land Management issues guidance affirming recreational shooting on public lands on December 31st.

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VIDEO: Stop Shaming Republicans Who Go Hunting

BLM Guidance on Recreational Shooting on Public Lands


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  • Gabriella Hoffman

    Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer. She hosts the "District of Conservation" podcast and CFACT's original YouTube series "Conservation Nation." Learn more about her work at www.gabriellahoffman.com