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As the Regional Representative for AZ, CO, ID, NM, and UT, John oversees wildlife conservation efforts and sportsman initiatives in those states. His primary goals for state development center on building resources that will help NWF and its affiliates grow bigger, stronger, and more financially prepared to face the challenges of wildlife conservation. In his personal time, John prefers the solitude of lonely mountains where the elk bugle and cold streams are alive with wild trout.
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A Tale of Two Sportsmen’s Bills

2/11/2014 // By John W. Gale

With Congress these days, it can seem like the best of times and the worst of times. After years of relatively little legislative success, members of both chambers and on both sides of the political divide managed to construct and […] Read more >

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Senate Moves Bi-Partisan Package of Public Lands Legislation

6/18/2013 // By John W. Gale

  Many Americans have grown frustrated with Congressional gridlock and inaction in both the House and the Senate. Political posturing and the lack of bipartisan collaboration have left many of us wondering if they will ever get anything done. Today, […] Read more >

Río Grande del Norte National Monument in Northern New Mexico. BLM photo.

A Shining Jewel: El Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

3/25/2013 // By John W. Gale

Hunters, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts are celebrating the designation of America’s newest national monument – the 240,000-acre El Rio Grande del Norte in northern New Mexico. The ink is still fresh on President Obama’s declaration, but the widespread community and […] Read more >