Gabriella Hoffman

About 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

EP 104: Four Federal Environmental & Conservation Updates to Be Aware Of

In Episode 104 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discussed four key policy updates across the environmental and conservation space. ENVIRONMENT: Trump's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) being praised by environmentalists for Superfund Clean-up and the establishment of the new Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains to address abandoned mines and clean-up.  CONSERVATION: The news that USFWS will fully delist the biologically recovered gray wolf in the Lower-48 by year's end and the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works deliberated S. 614 (Grizzly Bear State Management Act of 2019).  Listen below: ### Subscribe to District of Conservation.Chip in to support [...]

By |2020-09-15T10:56:07-04:00September 14th, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|0 Comments

EP 103: Biden vs. Trump: Who’s Better for True Conservationists?

In Episode 103 of District of Conservation, Gabriella compares the 2020 candidates on the issues of Second Amendment rights, hunting, fishing, wildlife conservation, land management, public lands access, and more. She dissects and assesses Joe Biden's proposals on firearms and conservation issues against President Donald Trump's record. Is it better? Is Trump terrible on public lands issues and the environment as reported? Is Biden offering something new or largely borrowing from the Trump Administration? You, the listener, can decide for yourself.     SHOW NOTES Sportsmen for Trump | Sportsmen for Biden & alleged Trump failures regarding sportsmen and [...]

By |2020-09-14T16:59:59-04:00September 14th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

EP 102: Capt. Josh Saunders of Peake Tide Fishing, Red Drum Whisperer

In Episode 102 of District of Conservation, Gabriella recounts her recent red drum fishing trip with Captain Joshua Saunders of Peake Tide Fishing. Josh launched his fishing charter in 2014. During season, he splits his time between Hampton, Virginia, in the Peninsula and his home base of Kilmarnock in Northern Neck. Although she hooked-up a bull red and it got away, there's still many a fish tale to tell. Josh worked very hard to help put Gabriella on the board and the fish didn't cooperate, despite having success catching them earlier in the week. But guess what? That's okay. Anglers must [...]

By |2020-09-08T12:40:27-04:00September 8th, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|0 Comments

EP 101: Jenny Anderson from ‘Girl of 10,000 Lakes’

In Episode 101 of District of Conservation, Gabriella speaks with former journalist and outdoor content creator Jenny Anderson, who runs the Girl from 10,000 Lakes blog. Jenny was born in Korea and immigrated to the USA as a child. She also serves as a WSI Sports pro staffer (like our host). She talked about her journey in the outdoor industry and what makes her tick. She chatted how she picked up fishing and most recently hunting on her own since she didn’t grow up with these activities. You don't want to miss this convo! Girl From 10,000 Lakes Website Meet Jenny [...]

By |2020-08-26T20:35:58-04:00August 26th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

EP 99: Jeff Angers of Center for Sportfishing Policy

In Episode 99 of District of Conservation, Gabriella spoke to Center for Sportfishing Policy president Jeff Angers. Here's more about the organization: The Center for Sportfishing Policy’s role is to affect public policy related to the conservation of marine resources with broad abilities to pursue political solutions. The organization is non-partisan and focuses on having an impact in the national political arena, principally Congress and federal regulatory agencies. The Center is organized under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code; accordingly, donations are not tax deductible. Additionally, the Center has established the Center for Sportfishing Policy Political Action Committee (Center PAC), so [...]

By |2020-08-26T20:30:46-04:00August 24th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

EP 95: Make Seafood Sexy Again with Chef Andrew Gruel

In Episode 95 of District of Conservation, Gabriella chats with Chef Andrew Gruel. Chef Andrew Gruel is currently the Founder and Executive Chef of Slapfish Restaurant, the award-winning food truck turned international brick and mortar, based out of Huntington Beach, CA. Chef Gruel’s goal is to make “seafood sexy again.”   Slapfish was established in 2011 by Chef Andrew Gruel as a food truck in California, focused on serving fresh, honest seafood. The concept has since become the fastest growing fast-casual seafood restaurant in North America, with over 20 brick-and-mortar locations and more than 150 in development. Known for its emphasis on [...]

By |2020-08-11T11:09:32-04:00August 5th, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|0 Comments

EP 94: U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO)

In Episode 94 of District of Conservation, Gabriella interviews U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO). U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), the junior senator from Colorado and chief architect of the recently passed Great American Outdoors Act, sits down with our host to update viewers and listeners about the campaign, how he got the Great American Outdoors Act across the finish line, if conservatives/Republicans can be conservationists, how the relocation of Bureau of Land Management from DC to Grand Junction is going, his favorite outdoor setting, and more. Watch the interview on YouTube. Learn more about Senator Gardner's re-election campaign here. Follow the [...]

By |2020-08-11T13:32:31-04:00August 3rd, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|0 Comments

EP 93: Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

In Episode 93 of District of Conservation, Gabriella spoke with Aoibheann Cline and Ellary Tucker Williams of Congressional Sportsmen Foundation. You don't want to miss this girl-power episode. The ladies spoke about the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, the problem of 30x30 legislation, AB 3030, the Wildlife for the 21st Century: Volume VI report, their bipartisan work, how to get women in the outdoors, and much more. Since 1989, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) has maintained a singleness of purpose that has guided the organization to become the most respected and trusted sportsmen’s organization in the political arena. CSF’s [...]

By |2020-08-12T09:34:42-04:00July 27th, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|Comments Off on EP 93: Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

EP 92: Mountain Dew ‘Outdoor Stimulus’ Program, New Salmon Farm Coming to Maryland’s Eastern Shore

In Episode 92 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discusses two interesting updates on the conservation front. First, the fanfare associated with Mountain Dew's new "Out Here It's DEW" campaign, which has closed on account of 5,000 people applying (WOW). Second, she discussed the new $1 billion salmon farm operation coming to Maryland's Eastern Shore starting 2021. District of Conservation is now powered by CFACT.  SHOW NOTES:  Mountain Dew 'Out Here It's DEW' campaign & Forbes Article on it Chesapeake Bay Magazine Article on New Salmon Farm

By |2020-08-10T09:51:27-04:00July 21st, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|Comments Off on EP 92: Mountain Dew ‘Outdoor Stimulus’ Program, New Salmon Farm Coming to Maryland’s Eastern Shore

EP 91: Environmental Law with Pacific Legal Foundation’s Jonathan Wood

In Episode 91 of District of Conservation, Gabriella interviews Jonathan Wood of Pacific Legal Foundation. Jonathan spoke about his work, recent PLF legal victories, the need to modernize the Endangered Species Act, how the EAJA is abused by preservationist/radical environmental groups, how the future of environmentalism is in free enterprise, and much more.  District of Conservation is now powered by CFACT.  SHOW NOTES:  Jonathan's Biography Jonathan's Twitter Jonathan's Work with PERC Pacific Legal Foundation Website PLF Facebook PLF Twitter PLF YouTube

By |2020-08-10T09:51:27-04:00July 20th, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|Comments Off on EP 91: Environmental Law with Pacific Legal Foundation’s Jonathan Wood

EP 89: VDGIF’s New Name, VA Elk Tag, Atlantic Coast Pipeline Canceled, and Soaring Gun Sales

In Episode 89 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discusses what's happening in Virginia on the conservation front.   VDGIF is now the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources We're getting an elk tag — it's now law Despite winning at the Supreme Court, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is canceled Gun sales top 81,000 in June in Virginia.   SHOW NOTES/EXTRAS: YouTube video on Shenandoah National Park visit On the Run w/ Remso Martinez  

By |2020-08-10T10:00:59-04:00July 7th, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|Comments Off on EP 89: VDGIF’s New Name, VA Elk Tag, Atlantic Coast Pipeline Canceled, and Soaring Gun Sales

EP 88: Rachelle Hedrick of Smoke Hole Outfitters

In Episode 88 of District of Conservation, Gabriella ventured next door to West Virginia to the town of Cabins to experience Smoke Hole Outfitters and all the fishing it had to offer. She spoke to Rachelle Hedrick, who co-manages the outfitting operation of Smoke Hole Resort, Smoke Hole Outfitters, alongside her husband, Josh Hedrick. You'll learn about her story and her work in the outdoor industry. SHOW NOTES: Rachelle's Bio DSG Smoke Hole Resort Smoke Hole Outfitters Follow Rachelle on Facebook and Instagram Follow Smoke Hole on Facebook and Instagram  

By |2020-08-10T09:55:39-04:00June 29th, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|Comments Off on EP 88: Rachelle Hedrick of Smoke Hole Outfitters

EP 87: Is Teddy Roosevelt Being #Canceled? Plus: Watch Yellowstone S3 on Paramount Network

In Episode 87 of District of Conservation, Gabriella Hoffman discusses two newsworthy items: the #canceling of President Theodore Roosevelt (?!) and why listeners should watch Yellowstone on Paramount TV Sunday at 9pm ET.   SHOT NOTES:  NYT Story and Quotes from American Museum of Natural History & TR descendent CBS article I mentioned Yellowstone S3 on Paramount Network

By |2020-08-10T09:50:14-04:00June 22nd, 2020|District of Conservation, Podcasts|Comments Off on EP 87: Is Teddy Roosevelt Being #Canceled? Plus: Watch Yellowstone S3 on Paramount Network