Protecting Public Lands with your Voice and your Gear Choice

By Maggie Heumann, Artemis co-founder I am an angler, hunter, hiker and buyer for a mom and pop “hook and bullet” retail operation, and, as such, the public land that surrounds me is an integral component of every aspect of my life. As all of the election hullabaloo was bombarding us last year, the outdoor […]

Artemis and Fishpond Team up to Host Sportswomen Photo Contest

Artemis and Fishpond are proud to announce the first ever Artemis photo contest! The rules are as follows. Share your photo on the Artemis Facebook page with the hashtag #ArtemisSportswomen. Photos should be of sportswomen in the field representing conservation, stewardship, and sporting endeavors. We especially like those that illustrate teaching young people! We will run […]

Public Lands from East to West

By Allie D’Andrea, Artemis Co-founder Growing up in western Pennsylvania, “public land hunting” was a dirty word. It meant less opportunity, more competition, and frankly, that you were too poor to own your own property or lease prime hunting land for the season. I never thought much about how public land came to be or […]

On Mule Deer, Passion & Obligation

By Jessi Johnson, Artemis Coordinator and co-founder Looking back, I have come to realize that it was hunting that connected me to my work in conservation. I was always aware of the importance of landscape health and the precarious balance of wildlife and human interest due to my nomadic ranching background. However the spark of […]

Tagged Out: First Mule Deer Experience

By Tammy Bashore,  Artemis co-founder It was November 9, 2016; the day before the rifle opener for west river deer in South Dakota.  We had decided to go scout a few of the public land spots in the county we had drawn a tag.  After driving around feeling not-so-optimistic about what we were seeing, we […]

Artemis is Live!

NWF Launches Sportswomen’s Conservation Group Artemis Aims to Energize Sporting, Public Lands Conservation DENVER (May 31, 2017) – Today the National Wildlife Federation officially launched Artemis, a conservation coalition of America’s sportswomen. Founded by women from six Western states to defend public lands and waters, iconic wildlife species, and to develop female leaders in wildlife […]