(07/17/23) By Lance Cherry, Council to Advance Hunting & the Shooting Sports As I come to the end of my term as President of ACI, I can’t help but reminisce on the incredible journey it has been. The past decade … Continue reading →
(7/17/23) By Hunter Nikolai, National Wild Turkey Federation “Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires,” “Got Milk?” What do they have in common? A united and centralized ad campaign at the national level.
(05/15/23) By Lance Cherry, Council for the Advancement of Hunting and the Shooting Sports We’re in the final stretch before the 2023 ACI Conference, and the question is, “Are you going?” If you haven’t decided, let me throw some enticements … Continue reading →
(07/17/23) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor That’s what auctioneer extraordinaire Steve “Wildman” Wilson always asked. While you’re packing for the trip to Lake Tahoe, be sure to include some items for the annual ACI Auction.
(05/15/23) By Doug Rizio, New Jersey Dept. of Environmental Protection Most in the world of conservation know that participation in hunting and fishing have been declining for decades, and countless resources have been spent trying to understand why the next … Continue reading →
(07/17/23) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor One of the items of business at this year’s ACI Conference is the election of three new members to the Board of Directors, as well as officers.
(05/15/23) By Christina Mohrman, Gulf of Mexico Alliance The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) recently joined the Association for Conservation Information and attended our first ACI conference last year in Nashville (as well as bringing home our first ACI award!). … Continue reading →
(05/15/23) Have you visited the R3 Clearinghouse lately? Jenifer Wisniewski reports there are some great new resources there for you to use. The assets collection includes over 3,400 still images and nearly 150 videos covering all manner of outdoor activities.
(05/15/23) By Blake Podhajsky, Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation Government Technology magazine recently published an article about government agencies using TikTok. A large focus of the article was discussing how many states have banned TikTok on government devices and networks … Continue reading →
(03/15/23) By Lance Cherry, Council for the Advancement of Hunting & the Shooting Sports When is the last time you visited the R3 Clearinghouse? If you haven’t checked it out in a while, it may be time to start getting … Continue reading →
(03/15/23) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor Entries Needed The deadline for entering the ACI Awards Contest is just a few weeks away – Friday, April 7, to be exact. How’s it going with your entries?
(03/15/23) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor Plans for this year’s Conference at Lake Tahoe are falling into place.
(03/15/23) By Laura Prestigiacomo, South Carolina Dept. of Natural Resources The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources’ (SCDNR) mission is to serve as the principal advocate for and steward of South Carolina’s natural resources. To serve as that advocate, SCDNR … Continue reading →
(03/15/23) Synopsis by Scott Ball, TBW Editor Original Report by Beth Fults, Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources With its $50,000 grant, Michigan DNR’s goal was to encourage new and existing hunters to return to the sport in 2022.
(03/15/23) We shared this story via Facebook in January, but it’s worth re-sharing via The Balance Wheel. If you attended the 2022 conference in Nashville, you learned about Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation’s hilarious-yet-informative social media presence. It also caught … Continue reading →
(03/15/23) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor During its recent Zoom meeting, the Board of Directors welcomed two new members to ACI.
(01/17/23) By Lance Cherry, Council for the Advancement of Hunting & the Shooting Sports It’s the New Year, and with that come the lists of new marketing trends. If you’ve been reading the blogs, you probably know a great deal … Continue reading →
(01/17/23) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor The entry period for the ACI Awards Contest is now OPEN! This year’s contest (for work completed in 2022) features 35 categories, including categories in social media, video, photography and graphic design.
(01/17/23) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency We want your state to be one of 5 to get $50,000 to do marketing to accomplish R3. Come up with an idea and submit it before Feb. 12, 2023.
(01/17/23) By Sierra Williams, Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources Ever wonder how many Americans go fishing and what their interests are? Thanks to the help of the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF), you don’t have to wonder. The foundation … Continue reading →