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, […]

Artemis Hires Program Manager

Artemis is growing! We are excited to announce that we have hired Marcia Brownlee of Missoula, MT to lead Artemis. Marcia brings a bevy of professional skills, leadership experience, and downright awesome sportswomanship to the job. We are so excited for what lies ahead. Read the press release announcing Marcia’s hire here and expect Artemis to kick […]

Artemis at the Fly Fishing Film Tour

By Kara Armano The Fly Fishing Film Tour has brought together fly fishing communities across the country for years. This past weekend Artemis was there to support the showings in Durango, CO, and to speak up about sportswomen’s conservation. With incredible films showcasing angling experiences in waters all over earth, celebrating mothers and daughters, exploring […]

Four Weeks Representing Wildlife, Hunters, and Anglers at the WY Legislature: Here’s what I’ve Learned

 By Jessi Johnson, Artemis Coordinator Inaction is not an option. If we do not start showing up and speaking out, our losses are our own fault. This week is the fourth and final week of the 20-day budget session for Wyoming’s Legislature. It is a quick, dirty, and often chaotic process. Our 60 representatives and […]

Artemis Works with Western Sportsmen to Highlight Importance of National Monuments

As Congress kicks off 2018 with renewed attacks on our public lands, starting with national monuments, hunters and anglers are stepping up and speaking out.  A new video series, “This is Our Outdoor Heritage: Hunters and Anglers Speak Out”, launched by Artemis and the National Wildlife Federation offers a glimpse into the endless possibilities for […]

Rocky Mountain Region: 2017 In Review

At the National Wildlife Federation we strive to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world. This means we have the distinct pleasure of connecting people from all walks of life — sportsmen and women, backyard gardeners, weekend birders, or just people with a desire to to protect the splendor that […]

Best Day Hunting Muleys

By Kathy Hadley It was still dark outside and cold, very cold. I got dressed, grabbed a cup of coffee and walked outside to listen to the morning. I heard coyotes singing off in the distant hills but nothing else.  Looking east, I could see a sliver of the sky just starting to get light. Time […]