Unfortunately, today the House Committee on Natural Resources passed HR 3668, The Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act, or SHARE Act. This bill will now be voted on by the full House of Representatives at some point. Here are some “unsportsmenlike” lowlights of this bill:
Title XIV – Gray Wolves: Removing wolves from the Endangered Species List in the Western Great Lakes and Wyoming, and allowing no judicial review of this decision.

Out of all the states that hunt wolves Wisconsin is the only one to allow the barbaric practice of wolf hounding. This is how Wisconsin treats an imperiled species.

Title I – Fishing Protection Act: …may not regulate the use of ammunition cartridges, ammunition components, or fishing tackle based on the lead content…

Bald eagle suffering from led poisoning

Title XII – Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act – …issue a permit for the importation of any polar bear part (other than an internal organ) from a polar bear taken in a sport hunt in Canada to any person—…

Read the full text of the bill Click here.

Read the National Parks Conservation Association’s position on the SHARE Act click here.
Find and contact your US Representative click here.

We need to make it very clear to our representatives that a vote for this bill is a vote against wilderness, wildlife, and the environment. Wildlife needs our voices more than ever right now. Call, email, or write often.

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