"The Habitat Organization" is proud to announce Polaris RANGER, as the exclusive and official off-road vehicle of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. The national sponsorship supports the efforts of the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation.
”We are honored to support Pheasants Forever’s diverse staff of biologists and strong membership base in their pursuit of habitat conservation,” said Chris Vogtman, marketing manager for Polaris RANGER. “We look forward to working together to ensure that future generations of hunters, farmers and ranchers are able to enjoy wildlife in their natural habitat.”
As a new national sponsor, Polaris RANGER, along with its strong network of Polaris dealers, will support the efforts of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever's 140,000 members through local chapter banquets, social media channels and the nation’s largest gathering of upland hunters, National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic
. Polaris RANGER will also participate directly with members and readership through the following:
- Habitat Steward of the Year Award – A chapter award presented by Polaris RANGER that will run as a promotion with local chapters of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. A grand prize will be awarded during the 2016 National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic to one lucky chapter recipient.
- The Habitat Connection Article – Polaris RANGER will sponsor a quarterly habitat tip series in both the Pheasants Forever Journal and Quail Forever Journal.
- Landowner Habitat Help Desk – Polaris RANGER will be the presenting sponsor of this popular service at National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic.
- Life Member Sweepstakes – A special, limited-time sweepstakes will be held later this year enabling new Life Members of Pheasants Forever a chance to win an ATV, sponsored by Polaris RANGER.
“We’re extremely proud to form a partnership with Polaris RANGER, the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles designed in the spirit of sportsmen, women and upland hunters,” stated Brad Heidel, director of corporate sales for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. “Whether individuals are pursuing upland game birds, establishing wildlife habitat and food plots on their property or simply training their favorite bird dog, Polaris RANGER UTVs are encouraged for use by our members and supporters.”
Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2014 sales of $4.5 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® and RZR® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles.
Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory® and Indian Motorcycle® and Slingshot® brands. Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small electric/hybrid powered vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), Goupil Industrie SA, Aixam Mega S.A.S., and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Polaris Engineered Parts, Accessories and Apparel, Klim branded apparel and ORV accessories under the Kolpin®, Cycle Country® and Pro Armor® brands.
Polaris Industries Inc. trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PII”, and the Company is included in the S&P Mid-Cap 400 stock price index.
Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel and vehicle accessories are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at www.polaris.com
About 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 140,000 members and 700 local chapters across the United States and Canada. Chapters are empowered to determine how 100 percent of their locally raised conservation funds are spent, the only national conservation organization that operates through this truly grassroots structure. Since creation in 1982, Pheasants Forever has spent $577 million on 489,000 habitat projects benefiting 12 million acres nationwide.