About Us

"The Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Council's purpose is to provide recommendations to the Federal Government, through the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture, that (a) benefit wildlife resources; (b) encourage partnership among the public; sporting conservation organizations; Federal, State, Tribal, and territorial governments; and (c) benefit fair chase recreational hunting and safe recreational shooting sports. " 

View the HWCC Charter

View the Federal Register Notice - Charter Renewal: Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Council; Request for Nominations 

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and Department of Agriculture (USDA) are renewing the charter for and seeking member nominations to the Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Council (Council). The renewed Council replaces and changes the name of the previous Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council.

Comments on Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Council's charter:

View the Federal Register Notice: Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Council; Call for Nominations; Extension