Western Hunting & Conservation Expo Secures
Utah 200 Big Game Tags for Five More Years
For Immediate Release: December 18, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah: The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) and Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife (SFW) announced today that its bid to continue to offer 200 Utah big game tags at the Western Hunting & Conservation Expo (WHCE) has again been approved by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. This means that MDF and SFW will continue to offer these 200 limited entry once-in-a-lifetime tags through drawings during the WHCE for the next five years.
“We greatly appreciate the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources approving our bid for these 200 big game hunting tags. As the fastest growing sportsmen’s show in the West, the Western Hunting & Conservation Expo is the best place for every person to try their luck to draw these tags,” said MDF President and CEO, Miles Moretti. “MDF and SFW have made every effort to promote these valuable tags during our WHCE and we also ensure that revenues from the applications go to support on the ground projects for mule deer and wildlife conservation in our great state.”
“Securing the 200 Utah big game tags for another five years ensures that the WHCE is the Conservation Expo to attend if you want a chance to draw a coveted big game tag in Utah, bid for one of over 50 premiere big game tags from around the West,” said Jon Larson, President of SFW. “Make sure you attend the WHCE in Salt Lake City, Utah – Feb 11-14, 2016. Bring the whole family.”
Register today for the WHCE and apply for one of the 200 big game tags at www.huntexpo.com.
The Mule Deer Foundation is the only conservation group in North America dedicated to restoring, improving and protecting mule deer and black-tailed deer and their habitat, with a focus on science and program efficiency. MDF is a strong voice for hunters in access, wildlife management and conservation policy issues. MDF acknowledges regulated hunting as a viable management component and is committed to recruitment and retention of youth into the shooting sports and conservation. Get involved at www.muledeer.org or call 1-888-375-3337.
Headquartered in North Salt Lake, Utah, Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife is a charitable, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The mission of SFW is to promote the protection and enhancement of wildlife habitat, assist in providing quality wildlife management programs, educating the public about the role hunters play in wildlife conservation, and perpetuating the family tradition of hunting and fishing. Visit www.sfw.net or call 801-936-1386.