Dan Ashe served as FWS Director from June 2011 until January 2017. The following is an archive of blogs authored by Director Ashe during that time. This content is intended for historical reference only and not as a representation of current Service policy or opinion.
Together with the hunters and conservationists of Pheasants Forever we have accomplished some amazing things. Our collaborations have resulted in the long-term conservation of thousands of acres of habitat for wildlife in the grasslands across the country.
Many experiences can teach people to appreciate and value nature – hiking, nature-watching, photographing the beauty of the outdoors and many others – but perhaps none offers a better way to learn the importance of stewardship and sustainability than hunting.