Posted July 20, 2017 5:45 pm by Comments

By Ammoland Editor Joe Evans

AGFC Director Testifies to U.S. Senate to Support HELP for Wildlife Act
AGFC Director Testifies to U.S. Senate to Support HELP for Wildlife Act

Arkansas Game and Fish CommissionUSA -( Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Director Jeff Crow testified before U.S. Senator John Boozman and members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in support of the Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation for Wildlife Act.

The bipartisan legislation introduced by Boozman and his colleagues promotes conservation, reauthorizes existing wildlife legislation and provides regulatory clarity for sportsmen.

Boozman welcomed Crow before the committee and asked him about the importance of this bill to Arkansas.

“With all of his experience, I cannot think of anyone better to discuss why the HELP for Wildlife Act is great for the state of Arkansas and the nation,” Boozman said during his introduction of Crow.

Crow highlighted the benefits to Arkansas offered by the bill that would provide certainty for agriculture producers and sportsmen including a provision to distinguish between normal agriculture practices and baiting.

“This bill would codify clearer definitions around the issue of baiting, afford the opportunity for waterfowl hunting over ratoon rice and other crops that have not been manipulated and allow conservation partners to educate producers and hunters about the value of …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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