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Discover the latest stories from the Outdoors community.

Michigan Legislature Risks Faster Spread of CWD and Undermines Scientific Wildlife Management with Baiting Bill

Politicians in Michigan are trying to override wildlife biologists' efforts to contain the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease

The Decker Fire near Salida, Colorado the morning the author was evacuated. Credit: Joe Randall

Elk, Smoke, Heat, and a New Reality

A hunter's personal account of lost opportunity in a new climate reality

Ruffed grouse hunters successful using nontoxic shot

Grouse Range and Hunting Opportunities Vulnerable to Warming Conditions

With ruffed grouse and sage grouse habitat already diminishing, climate change could significantly reduce their range.

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Climate Change Impacting Fishing Across the Country

Anglers across the country are seeing that climate change isn’t just a future threat to fishing: it’s a current impact.

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Hunters and Anglers Love Wildlife, Even the Ones We Don’t Hunt or Fish

Aaron Kindle, a lifelong Westerner and senior manager for Western sporting campaigns, shares what inspires his love for the outdoors—and how we can all step up to help to protect it.

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Stop Pebble Mine

Help save the largest wild sockeye salmon run in the world: Tell the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to stop the Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay watershed.

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