Ammunition manufacturer celebrates its centenary, including four decades of support for upland habitat conservation
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever are proud to announce the renewal of Federal Ammunition’s national sponsorship, including its title as Official Ammunition Sponsor of The Habitat Organization. The renovation continues a partnership that has been ongoing since the mid-1980s between the world’s leading ammunition manufacturer and North America’s leading highland habitat conservation group.
“Federal Ammunition produces upland shot shells by hunters for hunters, and its employees recognize the connection between its customer base, healthy bird populations and public access lands,” said Chris Kalis, director of corporate partnerships for Pheasants. Forever and Quail Forever. “Your brand speaks to the highland conservation work our chapters, volunteers and staff are accomplishing year-round and we couldn’t be more proud to earn your steadfast support.”
As part of its sponsorship, Federal Ammunition has a box royalty program that donates a portion of proceeds from sales of the popular Prairie Storm line of ammunition, as well as Upland High Velocity cartridges, to habitat conservation projects in the whole country. The company also supports the Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever land acquisition projects in Minnesota, which can now be viewed on the organization’s new Public Land Acquisitions Map web application.
In addition to the conservation work accomplished within the partnership spanning nearly four decades, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever also recognize Federal Ammunition’s centennial milestone in 2022. “We are honored to be a part of Federal’s past, present and future and congratulate their successes. more than 100 years,” added Kalis. “This story includes more than 55 million rounds of conservation support for pheasants, quail, public lands, and our dedicated members.” Members can read more about Federal’s celebrated story on page 114 of the 2022 Upland Bird Hunting Super Edition.
“Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever continue to deliver results for upland birds along with other species. His drive to create more habitat has proven to produce more birds for his members and our customers to enjoy on picnics. Federal is proud to continue our support of organizations that create more experiences for our customers, and we plan to continue making the best quality ammunition for them here in the United States,” said Jason Nash, vice president of marketing for Federal.
As the official ammunition sponsor of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, Federal Ammunition sponsors the organization’s On the Wing e-newsletter and the 2022 Rooster Road Trip taking place this November in the state of Montana. Additionally, the company is the title sponsor of the upcoming 2023 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic in Minneapolis on February 17, 18 and 19.
About Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever are the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. This community of more than 400,000 members, supporters, and partners is dedicated to protecting our highlands through habitat improvement, public access, education, and advocacy. A network of 754 local chapters spread across North America determines how 100 percent of its locally raised funds are spent – the only national conservation organization to operate through this grassroots structure. Since its inception in 1982, the organization has dedicated more than $1 billion to 567,500 habitat projects benefiting 22 million acres.