How You Can Help

For more than 150 years, hunters and anglers have been at the forefront of the conservation movement to preserve and restore habitats. We established the first game laws, ended market hunting, put the lid back on the prairie and restored fish and game populations. It is time for us to work together to restore the Gulf Coast—especially the mouth of America’s mightiest river, the Mississippi River Delta, for the next generation of sportsmen and women.

For Individuals

sportsman01 Help restore the Gulf Coast to protect our hunting and fishing traditions. Send a letter to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council to invest in comprehensive habitat restoration of fish and waterfowl habitats across the Gulf.

For Businesses and Sportsmen Clubs

Sportsmen businesses and organizations can take a leading role in restoring the Gulf by urging decision makers to focus on targeted, well-planned projects. If you are a business owner, President or Board Chair, please consider adding your business or organization to one of the letters below.


Add your group to letter to local and state officials in Florida – Sign-on to a letter with Florida Wildlife Federation to make sure that Gulf Coast Counties and the State of Florida use funds from the 2010 oil disaster on good projects that restore the health of the Gulf Coast.


Add your business to the open letter to the incoming Governor of Louisiana >> – Urge the incoming governor to make a firm commitment to coastal restoration.


Add your business to a letter to Governor to RESTORE Texas >> – Join a list of leaders in the hunting and fishing industry who signed the letter to the Governor to restore the Texas coast.


No current letters.

Past SubmissionLetter to Congress to Restore the Mississippi River Delta – Vanishing Paradise’s letter to Congress supporting large-scale land building restoration projects in the Mississippi River Delta. Hundreds of business and organizations have already signed on, see the full list here.

Past SubmissionMay 2013 Letter for Comprehensive Restoration Plan for the Gulf Coast [pdf] – Please view the list of leaders in the hunting and fishing industry who submitted a letter to the Secretary of Commerce to support the need for a comprehensive restoration plan for the Gulf Coast.

If you would like to learn additional ways for your business or organization can help, please contact Andy McDaniels.

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