Ten Things YOU can do TODAY to help the Backcountry

  1. Join Backcountry Hunters & Anglers or up your membership; recruit your hunting and fishing buddies or business sponsors to join or donate.
  2. Attend the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers North America Rendezvous.
  3. Take a camera in the field and document abuse to public land and water; report lawbreakers and poachers to your local game warden (and get a reward!).
  4. Speak out for backcountry values in blogs, chat-rooms, letters to the editor, or comments to Congress or land and water managers.
  5. Introduce yourself to your local district ranger or regional biologist.
  6. “Adopt” a piece of ground in BHA’s Habitat Watch program.
  7. Introduce yourself to your state chapter leaders in BHA.
  8. Join our Facebook page and post photos of your adventures.
  9. Wear a BHA T-shirt, hat or display a bumper sticker to spread the word; distribute BHA brochures at trailheads, sporting goods stores or wherever backcountry enthusiasts gather.
  10. Mentor young or new outdoors people on backcountry skills, values and ethics. Get out and enjoy the backcountry!

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Backcountry Hunters & Anglers seeks to ensure North America's outdoor heritage of hunting and fishing in a natural setting, through education and work on behalf of wild public lands and waters.

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