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New Jersey Union Sportsmen Build Bird Condos

Donald Mullins, a member of Insulators Local 14, displays a newly built pheasant transport box.

As part of the Union Sportsmen's Alliance's Work Boots on the Ground project, New Jersey union members built and painted 52 pheasant and 10 quail transport boxes to support the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, which raises and releases some 50,000 pheasants and 11,000 quail annually across the state.

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Tune In for ‘Brotherhood Outdoors’ Season Premier Jan. 4

"Brotherhood Outdoors" co-host Daniel Lee Martin, special guest Dan Riegler and co-host Julie McQueen are full of anticipation on Day 1 of their Idaho elk and mule deer hunt.

The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance kicks off the seventh season of its award-winning TV series, “Brotherhood Outdoors,” with Missouri sheet metal worker Dan Riegler’s Idaho elk and mule deer hunt. The show airs Sunday, Jan. 4, at 11 a.m. on the Sportsman Channel.

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Only One Day Left to Vote for Your Union Brothers and Sisters in the Sportsman Choice Awards!

Sunday, Nov. 30, is the last chance to vote online at the Sportsman Channel website. "Brotherhood Outdoors" is up for three awards: Best Variety Show, Best Educational/Instructional Show and Best Hosts (for Daniel Lee Martin and Julie McQueen). One of the best parts about voting is that you are eligible to enter the Union Sportsmen Alliance's Cast and Blast package giveaway

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Check Out the ‘Brotherhood Outdoors’ Labor Day Marathon

Check Out the ‘Brotherhood Outdoors’ Labor Day Marathon

This Labor Day, the Sportsman Channel and the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) are teaming up to salute the American worker and the nation’s young people who are America’s future workforce with a three-hour “Brotherhood Outdoors” Labor Day marathon Sept. 1 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT on the Sportsman Channel.

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Union Sportsmen's Alliance Teams with Interior for National Parks Repair

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The Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior have partnered to match union members’ skills with projects to rebuild, renew and restore our country’s national parks, national wildlife refuges and other public lands alongside youth and veteran conservation corps.

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Union Sportsmen's Alliance Refurbishes Pier at Sheldon Lake State Park

Union Sportsmen's Alliance Refurbishes Pier at Sheldon Lake State Park

As part of its “Work Boots on the Ground” project, the Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) spent time a few weekends ago refurbishing the fishing pier at Sheldon Lake State Park in Houston. Work Boots on the Ground is a volunteer program that gives skilled union members opportunities to participate in hands-on conservation projects. On May 3, the program brought in about 30 skilled workers to make needed repairs to the pier.

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Union Sportsmen Help Restore Bolsa Chica Ecological Preserve

Union Sportsmen Help Restore Bolsa Chica Ecological Preserve

Last weekend, the Union Sportsmen's Alliance Work Boots on the Ground project brought together more than 100 volunteers to help restore the wildlife and recreational coastal wetlands at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Huntington Beach, Calif. The crews included skilled union trade workers, adults and youth from the community. They worked on a one-mile stretch of the trail, pulling invasive weeds, repairing wood and metal fencing and removing graffiti. Bolsa Chica contains more than 500 acres of wildlife habitat and is vital for ducks and migratory birds.

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Union Sportsmen Rebuild Texas Park Trail

Union Sportsmen Rebuild Texas Park Trail

The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA's) Boots on the Ground and Adopt-a-Park initiatives saw union volunteers putting their skills to work to refurbish trails at Government Canyon State Natural Area in San Antonio.

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Philadelphia Roofer Wins Trip to CMA Music Awards

Union Roofer Michael Pronchik and his guest Candi Garrison of Philadelphia recently attended the 47th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, courtesy of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and Carhartt as winners of the USA’s Carhartt Camo & Country Giveaway. Pictured L – R is Michael Pronchik, Fred Myers, USA Executive Director, and Candi Garrison.

Michael Pronchik, a longtime union roofer in Philadelphia returned home Thursday with memories of star-studded celebrity sightings, award-winning musical performances and visits to historical honky-tonks and venues, thanks to a recent all-expenses paid trip to Nashville, courtesy of Carhartt and the Union Sportsmen's Alliance. 

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Adopt-a-Park Keeps Virginia Trail Open for All

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The Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) Adopt-a-Park initiative is ensuring that outdoor enthusiasts with mobility issues will be able take full advantage of a dedicated trail at Virginia’s York River State Park near Williamsburg.  

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