Gale, McKalip Join Backcountry Hunters & Anglers


2-15_backcountry_hunters_angAnother conservation group that should be on every fly shop’s radar is Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. Formed 10 years ago, based in Missoula, Montana, and advocating on behalf of America’s wild public lands, waters and wildlife, BHA has more than doubled in membership over the past 18 months. Now the organization has hired John Gale to be its conservation director, and Katie McKalip to be communications director. “Backcountry Hunters & Anglers stands to benefit immeasurably from the additions of Jahn Gale and Katie McKalip to our national staff,” said BHA executive director Land Tawney. “John’s background and appetite for engagement in the policy buy xanax online in the uk arena combined with Katie’s expertise in communicating these issues to the media and sportsmen in general will be instrumental to our continued and increasing success. Gale is a fifth-generation Idahoan who joins BHA from the National Wildlife Federation, where he directed sportsmen campaigns and public lands policy. Prior to that he was with Trout Unlimited. McKalip joins BHA from the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership where she spent over seven years directing media outreach and furthering founder Jim Range’s vision for TRCP. For more information on the organization visit


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