On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, President Donald J. Trump proposed a new $12.8 billion budget for the Department of Interior for the 2021 Fiscal Year. The budget features $1 billion requested for wildland fire control programs aimed to protect American citizens, their communities and the flora and fauna of the fire-prone areas. Speaking about recent…

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Hunter Nation announced today that Mark DeYoung has resigned as CEO and board member, Luke Hilgemann, has been named as his replacement effective immediately. “I came out of retirement to accept an unpaid CEO role with Hunter Nation with the intent of a relatively short tenure focused on helping the organization put in place foundational…

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Hunter Nation CEO, Mark DeYoung announced today the addition of Luke Hilgemann to the staff of Hunter Nation as a Senior Vice President. “I am very pleased that Luke has chosen to join Hunter Nation” said Hunter Nation’s CEO Mark DeYoung. “Having served as the CEO of a large grassroots focused organization, Luke understands how…

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Hunter Nation CEO, Mark DeYoung announced Safari Club International is the latest hunting/conservation organization to join Hunter Nation’s efforts to unite hunters and the hunting industry. Hunter Nation’s stated mission is to protect traditional American values of God, Family, Country, Hunting and Conservation. In its first year of operation, Hunter Nation has attracted key leaders…

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Hunter Nation, non-profit organization committed to wildlife conservation, multi-use public lands, and educating State and National legislators on the vital role hunting plays in our Nation’s wildlife management and conservation systems, has selected Mark DeYoung as CEO. “Mark is a proven and respected leader within the shooting sports, outdoor recreation, and conservation communities,” said Keith…

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Vince Rosdahl, President of the National Wild Turkey Federation, announced the NWTF has now joined in supporting Hunter Nation. “The NWTF was founded to conserve the wild turkey and preserve our hunting heritage. The members of the NWTF work tirelessly to Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt.” said Rosdahl. “Hunter Nation, a new organization dedicated…

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