About Us: We Love Outdoors is exactly what it is, a group of sportsmen and women that Love Outdoors. Whether you enjoy hunting, fishing, natural resource protection, or trail riding, horseback riding, camping or just being in touch with nature through bird watching or scuba diving, we offer information and news for all. As we add more information, more pages will appear to help you better filter what information pertains to what you love most. Check back often as more will be added, including events calendars, photo galleries, video galleries and more. If you are an Outdoors organization seeking listing, please use the contact us page to inquire about getting your club or organization listed. If you are an Outdoors business concern, please use the Contact Us form in learning how you can advertise with us, or even sponsor the We Love Outdoors podcast!
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About Us: Rich Davenport, Sportsman’s Advocate and Conservationist
Rich is a longtime hunter and angler, a sportsman’s advocate and conservationist from the Buffalo, NY area. Having a background in Marine Science and Biology, Rich is a freelance outdoors writer and member of many non-profit sportsmen’s related organizations. He began fishing at age 4, and hunting at age 16. Rich also serves as chairman of the NYS Big Game Committee and Chairman of the Erie County Fisheries Advisory Board.
New York State Conservation Council – Alternate Director Region 9, Region 9 Rep Big Game Committee, Co-Chairman of Big Game Committee
Western New York Environmental Federation – Secretary
Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs – Recording Secretary, Resolutions Committee Chairman, Big Game Committee Chairman, National Hunting and Fishing Day Co-Chairman
Erie County Fisheries Advisory Board – Chairman, Economics and Participation Development
He also spent 14 years in the energy management industry, responsible for the SCADA systems that provide process control human machine interfacing and historical operational data, while securing deployments from the ever-growing havoc wreaked by hackers.
Rich is also the host of the podcast, We Love Outdoors with Rich Davenport. You can listen to this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, and more. Our Podcast Page takes you directly to the latest episode!
Additionally, Rich has earned several recognition awards for his conservation works and service:
2007 – President’s Awards – Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs (ECFSC)
2008 – Star Performer Award – Teen Shooting Academy
2010 – Public Relations of the Year Award – ECFSC
2013 – Sportsman of the year Award – ECFSC
2019 – Honorary Lifetime Member – Easter Lake Erie Charter Boat Association
2019 – Public Servant of the Year – Southtowns Walleye Association
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