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Ryan Callaghan

Ryan Callaghan

Ryan "Cal" Callaghan is MeatEater's Director of Conservation and a national board member of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. Cal has been a passionate member of the outdoor community, having grown up hunting and fishing, guiding, and playing in the West.

Recent Posts

Ep. 172: Legislation, Poaching Pandemics, and Red Drum

Cal's Week In Review

Ep. 172: Legislation, Poaching Pandemics, and Red Drum

This week, Cal talks about the Big Island, parasitic trees, oceanic whitetips, and so much more.  Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal's Week in Review Merch
Ryan Callaghan Aug 15, 2022
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Ep. 171: Season Opener Special Edition - Private Land, Public Wildlife

Cal's Week In Review

Ep. 171: Season Opener Special Edition - Private Land, Public Wildlife

This week, Cal covers 2200 miles of Montana talking to farmers ranchers and access makers. This is a know-before-you-go special edition. Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal's Week in Review Merch
Ryan Callaghan Aug 8, 2022
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Ep. 170: Stihl, Poachers, and Grass

Cal's Week In Review

Ep. 170: Stihl, Poachers, and Grass

This week Cal talks about the value of grasslands, why you should play Koi with Minnesota carp (hint: it's herpes), and so much more.  Comment on Camp Grayling expansion here.  Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop Cal...
Ryan Callaghan Jul 31, 2022
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Why Hunters Should Support the New Grasslands Bill

Policy & Legislation

Why Hunters Should Support the New Grasslands Bill

The North American Grasslands Conservation Act was officially introduced this morning by U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and co-sponsored by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO). If passed, the bill will be one of the most significant steps for grassland conservation efforts...
Ryan Callaghan Jul 27, 2022
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