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backcountry hunters, bha, conservation, elkshape podcast, george bettas, rmef, the mule deer foundation -

George Bettas holds a PhD from Washington State University, has elk hunted over 50 years, and has held several influential positions with conservation agencies such as Boone & Crockett, The Mule Deer Foundation, Chair of the Board for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and contributing editor of Western Hunter magazine.  Today we talk about the history of elk hunting from Montana to the state of Washington, we talk bears and wolves as well.  George is a living legend when it comes to conservation.  Follow George on Instagram here Wilderness Athlete has a SPECIAL OFFER for our listeners: 30% off your next purchase, use the...

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backcountry hunters and anglers, conservation, foundation for wildlife management, hunting, rocky mountain elk foundation, sportsmens alliance, trcp -

Today we sit down to record with Brian Lynn of Sportsmen’s Alliance.  We as sportsmen face a massive challenge of removing the societal disconnect from nature.  The animal rights movement that aims to end all hunting is growing and so is their budget. Their unity, reach, and resources enables them to buy lobbyists and influencers which is why we are seeing more ballot initiatives, legal challenges and appeals, when it comes to dismantling our hunting privilege. We discuss as hunters, how we can serve our own best interest, where we can effectively put our money and time to see the...

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