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Conserving the Nature of America
Wayne Hubbard is the co-founder of Urban American Outdoors, outdoors in a fatigue outfit holding a bow.
Wayne Hubbard is the co-founder of Urban American Outdoors, which encourages and facilitates diversity in the outdoors. Credit: Urban American Outdoors

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day

September 21, 2018
With National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday, Wayne Hubbard, co-founder of Urban America Outdoors, pays tribute to hunters and anglers, who “contribute significantly to the conservation of wildlife and their habitat.”
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Volunteering at Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge in California.
Volunteering at Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge in California. Credit: Lisa Cox/USFWS

Check Out Your Lands on National Public Lands Day

September 21, 2018
Why not join with others in the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands? The 25th annual National Public Lands Day is Saturday, September 22, and it’s a perfect time to connect with YOUR public lands and communities. As an extra incentive, you can visit national wildlife refuges and other federally managed public lands free.  
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iologist Zach Eisenhower holds a salmon from Lake Champlain.
Biologist Zach Eisenhower holds a salmon from Lake Champlain that returned to the Boquet River to spawn. Credit: USFWS

For Anglers in Lake Champlain Basin, Salmon Fishing is a Science

September 19, 2018
In the 1970s, anglers in Lake Champlain and its tributaries experienced a memorable first: the first Atlantic salmon caught in the basin in more than a century. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and partners, including countless anglers, have been collaborating for years to restore Lake Champlain’s landlocked Atlantic salmon population and fishery. 
‘It’s not just about the fishing; it’s about getting involved’ »
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