Sportswomen for the San Juan Mountain Wilderness

Sportswomen have paradise in their extensive backyards in southwest Colorado, and that could be boosted with the passing of the  Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act, which includes the San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act (SJMWA). Adding just over 60,000 acres to public lands, wildlife habitat and trout headwater protections, the SJMWA is a laudable […]

Artemis – Goddess of the Outside World

By: Mary Zeiss Stange Mary Zeiss Stange is the author of Woman the Hunter (Boston: Beacon Press, 1997), the first cultural history of the relationship of women and hunting.  She has gained international recognition as the primary scholar working on the subject today. In 2014, she was a Senior Scholar at the Center for Humans and […]

Women in Hunting and Fishing: Artemis

Women are the fastest growing demographic in hunting and fishing. They enter the field with a deep appreciation of our heritage and a passion to care for the wildlife and habitat of which we all are a part. Artemis, named after the Greek Goddess of the hunt and wild animals, is a National Wildlife Federation […]

Got (Clean) Water?

“ I gave my heart to the mountains the minute I stood beside this river with its spray in my face and watched it thunder into foam, smooth to green glass over sunken rocks, shatter to foam again. I was fascinated by how it sped by and yet was always there; Its roar shook both […]

Venison Chili Recipe

I love chili. If I had to eat it every day for the rest of my life, I’d be ok with that. This recipe is one of my favorites. The ingredients are simple, but the recipe holds complex flavor. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 pounds venison that’s at least 15% fat. 2 tablespoons plus 2 cups water […]

Shabbat to Shot: A Frustrated but Cheerful She-Hunter

By Naomi Alhadeff Naomi will be our guest on Wild Game Wednesdays, January 30, 2019 at 6pm MST. Watch here and join the conversation! Naomi is the Montana Education Coordinator for the National Wildlife Federation in Missoula, as well as the Western Montana Project WET Coordinator. The tears were instantaneous with my first buck for […]

Wild Game Wednesdays!

Join us on March 27th, at 6pm MDT on Instagram Live @artemis_sportswomen. Wild Game Wednesdays Episode 3! Join us on Instagram live and listen in as sportswomen talk about hunting, fishing, and conservation. Ask questions, hear different perspectives, and learn some great wild game recipes. Did we mention there were prizes?! This month, Artemis will […]

Artemis Winter Reading List

Tsundoku is a Japanese word that means acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up in one’s home without reading them. I find this happens to me throughout the summer and the fall. I look forward to winter, as the nights lengthen and the temperature drops, as an opportunity to catch up on my reading list. […]

Artemis in the Field: Tips for butchering your own deer

By Marcia Brownlee and Jess Johnson Learning to hunt as an adult, you will probably find yourself wading through the plethora of butchering, field dressing, and processing videos available online. If you google “how to butcher a deer” a whopping 1,820,000+ videos come up. Now, I grant you that I did not wade through all 2 […]

Artemis in D.C.: LWCF is imperative to sportswomen’s way of life

By Kara Armano, Artemis Co-Founder and Advisory Council Wow, what a whirlwind. I was just in Washington DC to speak with Colorado’s elected officials about the importance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to sportswomen and men. After eight meetings in a day and a half, I’m reeling from the excitement and exhausted […]