Thorogood® Answers the Call of the Uplands

Thorogood Named Official Hunting Boot of Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever
and Helps Fund National Habitat Conservation Mission

Merrill, WI. – May 5, 2021 – Thorogood is pleased to announce national sponsorship of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever and has been named the Official Hunting Boot of the organization. The partnership is deep-rooted in the organizations’ shared vision for habitat conservation, hunting heritage, outdoor education, and local community engagement. Thorogood® will now market its innovative line of quality footwear to the nation’s largest collection of upland hunters, while making direct contributions to America’s grasslands.

“It is our responsibility as outdoor enthusiasts to pave the way for future generations by cultivating, protecting and restoring America’s precious uplands,” said Todd Hanson, Thorogood’s SVP of Sales & Marketing.  “Thorogood is proud to answer the call by forming a long-term partnership with Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. Our shared vision for habitat conservation, hunting heritage, education and local community engagement presents a great opportunity to make a difference for generations to come.”

Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have more than 125,000 members and 760 local chapters across the United States and Canada. Since creation in 1982, Pheasants Forever has spent over $900 million on 560,000 habitat projects benefiting 20 million acres nationwide. In fact, more than 200,000 of those acres are now permanently protected as public lands.

“Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever are honored to have an American made, Wisconsin-based company like Thorogood join our habitat conservation mission; their customers and staff mirror our membership,” stated Lucas Ramthun, corporate partner representative for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. “In addition to the increased comfort level experienced in the field, upland hunters should take satisfaction in knowing that their Thorogood purchase is helping fund quality habitat and more public lands throughout pheasant and quail country.”

Complementing its national sponsorship, Thorogood® is contributing directly to the goals of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s Call of the Uplands® national campaigna recently announced monumental initiative to save America’s uplands and cultivate the next generation of conservationists and hunters.


About Pheasants Forever

Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have more than 125,000 members and 760 local chapters across the United States and Canada. Since creation in 1982, Pheasants Forever has spent over $900 million on 560,000 habitat projects benefiting 20 million acres nationwide. In fact, more than 200,000 of those acres are now permanently protected as public lands. 

 About Thorogood

Thorogood is a division of the Weinbrenner Shoe Company, an ISO 9001 company founded in 1892. The Thorogood brand, established in 1917, represents Weinbrenner’s premier lines of occupational footwear, and is an industry leader in boots for the working trades and in safety, fire rescue, military, tactical, and uniform footwear. For more information, visit www.thorogoodusa.com

 

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Bianca Boettcher
Marketing Manager
bboettcher@weinbrennerusa.com

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