(03/15/21) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency You thought it was turkey season, and while that may be true in many places, the real seasons I hope we are all focused on is ACI awards and grants seasons!
(03/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor I don’t know how the rest of the song goes, but that’s the first line to “The ACI Awards Contest Blues,” as sung by Awards Chair Aaron Meier.
(03/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor A few weeks ago, we emailed ACI members to ask how things were going workwise during the pandemic. Essentially, we wanted to know if you were still working from home, what adaptations you were … Continue reading →
(03/15/21) By Amanda Stroud, S. Carolina Dept. of Natural Resources The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) has long strived to incorporate targeted email marketing in agency outreach initiatives with measurable results. Measurable targeted marketing requires the use of … Continue reading →
(03/15/21) Original article by Jessica Malnik Recommended by Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Jenifer found an interesting article worth sharing – 26 Effective Ways for Improving Your Customer Retention Rate – published in the website databox. Although it speaks … Continue reading →
(01/15/21) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Happy New Year to all! Here’s an exciting new opportunity for everyone this year to apply for a $50,000 grant for your state to do marketing to accomplish R3 of hunters and … Continue reading →
(01/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor During its January conference call of the Board of Directors, Lance Cherry (ACI Vice President and 2021 Conference Chair) broke the news: New Mexico will be unable to physically host the ACI Conference.
(01/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor One of the most popular and successful of ACI programs is the annual awards contest, which recognizes excellence and promotes craft improvement through competition.
(01/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor It’s important to be able to reach out to a fellow ACI’er from another state when the need arises. That’s why we have an online directory, in fact: to make communication with our out-of-state … Continue reading →
(01/15/21) Original blog post by Jos Davies – 12/15/2020 Summary by Scott Ball, TBW Editor Just like she did in November, ACI’s esteemed treasurer, Judy Stokes Weber, recently shared with me a link to an interesting article that is worth passing along … Continue reading →
(11/16/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Welp, we couldn’t have seen this year coming, but it has certainly been a fascinating year.
(11/16/20) By Scott Ball, TBW editor We recently put out the call to recruit an Awards Co-chair to team with new Chair Aaron Meier and conduct the annual ACI Awards Program. It came as no surprise when several of you stepped … Continue reading →
(11/16/20) As we’ve read in Jenifer’s recent columns, ACI applied for 3 grants totaling over $700,000 through AFWA’s multistate grant program.
(11/16020) By Alex Baer, COO, IHEA-USA Thanks to a Modern Multistate Conservation Grant to improve national capacity for R3, the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA-USA) has been afforded the opportunity to extend to each state one license for both Slack … Continue reading →
(11/16/20) Original blog post by Rachael Seda | October 12, 2020 Summary by Scott Ball, TBW Editor ACI’s esteemed treasurer, Judy Stokes Weber, recently shared with me a link to an interesting article that is worth passing along to anyone … Continue reading →
(11/16/20) By James A. Swan, Ph.D., Nat. Geo. Channel The Association for Conservation Information does a great job getting programs out to help more people participate in outdoor recreation of all kinds. Some of these programs even make it to … Continue reading →
(09/15/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Hello Everyone! Well, if you haven’t tuned into the ACI Awards show yet, you are missing out on a fantastic production. Thank you, Blake Podhajsky for the blood, sweat and tears you … Continue reading →
(09/15/20) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor It was a real shame that we couldn’t get together to celebrate the ACI Awards this year, but wasn’t the Livestream show terrific? Congratulations to Awards Chair, Blake Podhajsky; Co-chair Aaron Meier; and all … Continue reading →
(09/15/20) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor At the conclusion of the Awards Livestream, President Jenifer Wisniewski announced her choice for this year’s recipient of the Spirit of ACI Award.
(09/15/20) by Sarah Chabaane, SCDNR aquatic education coordinator (Originally published in South Carolina Wild) The idea was simple. Three colleagues, who happen to be female minorities working in the Natural Resources field, would backpack 18 miles, while closely documenting the … Continue reading →