As I mentioned in a previous post (HERE), Judith O'Keefe headed to Washington D.C. for the Sportsman's Summit. Here's what she had to say about the experience.
Did I hesitate when Trout Unlimited’s regional director of the Save Bristol Bay
project called asking me to join thirty-nine fellow anglers and hunters
from across the nation? Not for one second! We were being asked to
join the Bristol Bay Sportsmen’s Summit, and descend on our nation’s
capitol in an effort to prevail on the powers that be to support the EPA
in it’s effort to utilize the Clean Water Act to save this pristine
watershed from a proposed massive open-pit mine.
I’ve always had an interest in government. Working for
candidates running for various state offices in the nineties introduced
me to the world of politics . . . the good, bad and the ugly.
Read more HERE on Filson Life.