Bass Pro Shops founder honored with lifetime achievement award

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The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership recently honored Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris at its second annual Capital Conservation Honors ceremony in Arlington, Va.

Morris was presented with the organization's Lifetime Conservation Achievement Award.

Other honors included the Sportsman's Champion Award presented to Rep. John D. Dingell, D-Mich., for his leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives on legislation to protect wetlands and funding for fish and wildlife adaptation strategies in climate change legislation.

Jim Range, co-founder of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, who passed away in January, was memorialized with the launch of the Jim Range Conservation Fund that will continue his efforts to protect natural resources for the sport of fishing.

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