From the Montana Wildlife Federation:
(note Randy was a longtime board member of Orion)
Show support for the hunting show that supports conservation
month hunter/conservationist Randy Newberg is featuring our effort to
conserve some of the best wildlife habitat in Montana on the Rocky
Mountain Front on his popular TV show, Fresh Tracks with Randy Newberg.
The hard-core mule deer hunt will air at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. on the Sportsmen's Channel on Oct. 24.
this day and age, it's refreshing to see cable television embrace fair
chase effort and the conservation of our public lands and public
wildlife. Randy's show told the true story of not only the big game on
the Rocky Mountain Front, but of the habitat that is the foundation of
North America's world-class hunting opportunities. We know that the
Front is incredible habitat and that's why we're working hard to protect
this remarkable landscape with the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act
currently in Congress.
Tracks harkens back to an era of hunting shows when the focus was on
conservation and habitat. He stresses that when it comes to wildlife,
it's habitat, habitat and habitat. That can make for some difficult
hunts but also rewarding ones. And sometimes he doesn't kill an animal -
that's hunting, as we all know.
stood with us for a long time. Now it's time for us to stand with him.
Please take a moment to contact Randy's prime sponsor: Federal
Ammunition and thank them for sponsoring Fresh Tracks.
You can contact Federal here. Let them know if you use Federal ammunition.
Also, please contact the Sportsman's Channel and thank them for
allowing Randy to portray hunters as thoughtful, educated and
conservation-minded stewards of our public lands and public wildlife.
Use of Unmanned Aerial
Vehicle Systems (commonly called “drones”) to aid or assist in hunting.
is the position of Orion-the Hunters’ Institute that the use of Unmanned Aerial
Vehicle Systems (UAVs) to aid or assist in hunting should be banned.We believe that the use of airborne
camera and sensing equipment gives an unfair advantage to the hunter over game
and is therefore a clear violation of the principles of fair chase.
further urge States to immediately ban the use of UAVs in hunting before it can