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Boone and Crockett Club

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Boone and Crockett Club - Annual membership fee: $35
Founded in 1887 by Theodore Roosevelt and George Bird Grinnell, this is the oldest wildlife conservation organization in North America. It was the initiator of the first National Parks, including Yellowstone, Glacier, Denali and Grand Canyon. It was also the initiator of the first legislation for wildlife, including the Timberland Reserve Bill, Yellowstone Protection Act, Lacey Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Alaskan Game Laws. It was the champion of the earliest science-based wildlife management efforts and legislation, including the National Wildlife Refuge System Act, and the creation of the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units; the first legislation's funding wildlife conservation, including the Wildlife Restoration Act (Pittman-Robertson), and the Federal Duck Stamp Act; and it pioneered and established the principles of responsible, ethical, and sustainable use hunting known as Fair Chase.