The Department of Interior has achieved significant accomplishments for hunters and anglers under the leadership of avid sportsmen President Bush and Vice President Cheney. Under Secretary Gale Norton, the Department is expanding cooperative conservation funding and partnerships, implementing the Healthy Forests Initiative, expanding hunting and fishing access, and promoting best management practices.
Significant Accomplishments for Hunters and Anglers:
- Achieving record amounts of conservation funding - The department has provided $1.3 Billion in grants to States, private landowners, sportsmen, hunting and fishing groups, and conservation groups.
Uncoiling a long, winding cast atop the cool running waters of the Snake River in Idaho, Vice President Cheney relaxes in the steady rhythms of one his favorite past times, fly fishing.
(Credit: White House photo by David Bohrer)