We support the right of law-abiding citizens to own firearms and use them responsibly. We partner with groups like the National Shooting Sports Foundation and NRA to advocate for your second amendment rights and raise awareness of key issues for hunters and sportsmen. Proper education, awareness and safety are important lessons and we offer ongoing educational seminars.
Founder/CEO served as national co-chair for the Blue Ribbon Panel on Sustaining America’s Fish and Wildlife Resources collaborative effort to identify a mechanism to sustainably fund the conservation of all fish and wildlife, not just traditional game or sport species. Through ongoing dialogue with leaders from government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private industry, the group released recommendations in 2016 that identified $1.3 billion of existing revenue for wildlife conservation and restoration. These recommendations were converted into a bill introduced to congress shortly after its release.
Bass Pro Shops founder/CEO Johnny Morris co-chaired a national panel to develop the first collective vision for saltwater recreational fishing based on economic analysis and scientific recommendations that mobilized the conservation and recreational communities to advocate together for the first time. The panel’s findings resulted in NOAA establishing the first National Recreational Fisheries Plan in 2015 and key recommendations moving forward through ongoing legislative proposals. As a result, today more fishing opportunities are on the horizon for saltwater recreational anglers.
We believe citizens need to play an active position in the careful management and use of our natural resources. Together the collective voice of more than 120 million Bass Pro Shops customers can have a real impact. We connect audiences to action to ensure your voice shapes the future of conservation.