As a Colorado native, my dad made sure to get us out camping, fishing, or hiking.  I’ll admit that I didn’t love those long hikes, but at 14, he nudged me right into the deep end with all the expectations elk hunting requires of you. Suddenly, it was like he let me in on […]

                                                                        October 15, 2017 my husband and I were hunting in Payette National Forest down an old Forest Service road. […]

                                          The reverberation from the shot of my .270 had faded and the cow’s head had begun to sink towards the ground as I looked 20 yards downhill to my husband, Bryan, and whispered to […]

Congrats to our LWCF Story Challenge First Place Winner!

By Kristy Filbin One of the most successful conservation programs over the last 50 years, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, is set to expire at the end of this month. Honestly, I had no idea this program even existed until a few weeks ago – and now it’s going to go away?! We can’t […]

LWCF Story Challenge Results!

Artemis threw the gauntlet down and you picked it up! For our LWCF Story Challenge, we asked you to tell a hunting or fishing story that took place on LWCF land. We asked you for a story that would make people stop for a second and see how LWCF – a landmark conservation act – […]

LWCF Story Challenge

[metaslider id=325] Read the full stories here: http://artemis.nwf.org/lwcf-story-challenge-entries/ Artemis is rallying for the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). One of the most important aspects of advocacy is storytelling. It makes people stop for a second and see how issues impact our daily lives. We want to hear your story about hunting […]

Antiquities Act Anniversary – Celebrating Shared Values

Artemis sportswomen are all about cutting fresh tracks for conservation.  Sometimes that means getting women together to grow their knowledge about hunting and fishing or train sportswomen to turn their passion into action.  Sometimes it means having important conversations about the shared values that bring diverse public lands users to our treasured places. This month […]

Sage-Grouse Preservation and the National Defense Authorization Act

By Marcia Brownlee, Artemis Program Manager The sage-grouse is a funny, chicken-sized little bird. As a public lands hunter I have been carefully following the plight of the greater sage-grouse because I know that the health of this iconic bird is inextricably linked to the future health of big game species like mule deer, elk […]

An Interview with Artemis Program Manager Marcia Brownlee

By Artemis and Marcia Brownlee Artemis sits down with Marcia Brownlee, Program Manager, to talk sportswomen, public lands, and her vision for Artemis. ________________________________________________________ Artemis:  What brought you to Artemis? Artemis resonated with me from the moment I first learned about it. I admire the way it brings together education, advocacy and community building. Women […]

An Interview with Artemis Co-Founder and Sportswomen’s Advocacy Trainer, Alexis Bonogofsky

By Artemis and Alexis Bonogofsky Artemis sits down with Alexis Bonogofsky, co-founder and Sportswomen’s Advocacy Trainer, to talk sportswomen, hunting, advocacy, dedication, and inspiration. ________________________________________________________ Artemis:  What brought you to Artemis? Alexis:  In the past, I’ve never felt that sportsmen’s groups were for me. They seemed to be for people who were into big horns, […]