Boone and Crockett Club

Boone and Crockett Club
Founded by Theodore Roosevelt in 1887, the Boone and Crockett Club promotes guardianship and visionary management of big game and associated wildlife in North America. The Club maintains the highest standards of fair-chase sportsmanship and habitat stewardship. Member accomplishments include enlarging and protecting Yellowstone and establishing Glacier and Denali national parks, founding the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service and National Wildlife Refuge System, fostering the Pittman-Robertson and Lacey Acts, creating the Federal Duck Stamp program, and developing the cornerstones of modern game laws. The Boone and Crockett Club is headquartered in Missoula, Montana.

Areas of Expertise: Conservation and Wildlife Management. North America Big Game Records Keeping

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Boone and Crockett Supports New Funding for Conservation

Four Boone and Crockett Club members are serving on a panel charged with developing new funding mechanisms for conservation. The goal is bridging the funding gap between game and nongame species – a concept heartily endorsed by the Club. The 20-member Blue Ribbon Panel on…

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Boone and Crockett Club pays tribute to a legendary hunt.

Remembering the Jordan Buck

Ninety-nine deer seasons have passed since James Jordan pulled the trigger on a gargantuan whitetail that would become one of the best-known trophies of all time – and still stands as the biggest typical buck ever taken in the U.S. With the 100th Anniversary coming…

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Springfield, Mo., Tabbed for Boone and Crockett Exhibit

One of the longest running public celebrations of wildlife and conservation will be held in Springfield, Mo., in 2016. Three partners recently announced the event: organizer Boone and Crockett Club, host Wonders of Wildlife and logistics coordinator Bass Pro Shops. The event is Boone and…

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Yellowstone elk poached by Fredrick and Philip Bottler 
near Mammoth Hot Spring during the spring of 1875.

Yellowstone Plundered by Market Hunters

Soon on newsstands in all 38 states, an upcoming edition of “Forest and Stream” will feature a report by editor George Bird Grinnell on a poaching crisis still plaguing Yellowstone even in its fourth year as a U.S. national park. Grinnell, back from an expedition…

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