St. Paul, Minn. -(Ammoland.com)- Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever have named two new recruits to the organization’s National Youth Leadership Council – an advisory board of 20 young people from around the country, ages 12 – 18, who represent the hunting and conservation community for their age group.
The new faces of the National Youth Leadership Council, Hunter Swanson (NE) and Trent Forster (GA), will join their existing colleagues in advocating for youth-oriented outdoor programs and conservation initiatives nationwide.
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) has worked on such important issues as bringing attention to the Federal Farm Bill and its significance to wildlife habitat conservation.
In fact, members of the group met with U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives during the last Farm Bill debate to voice their generation’s concerns for conservation.
They have also helped pass state legislation to reduce age restrictive barriers to introduce young people to hunting.
“For 10 years, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have helped develop young conservation leaders across the country. These young people are our hope for the future and continued support for habitat, land stewardship and our hunting heritage. I couldn’t be more proud of what they are doing in their communities and on the national scene,” said Cheryl Riley, vice president of outreach…