Category: Conservation

Conservation in crisis: Having less hunters in the woods may lead to a bleak future

Conservation in crisis: Having less hunters in the woods may lead to a bleak future

In a contemporary world where the majority of the population is obsessed with modern convenience and superfluous technology, being a hunter sets you apart. Hunters choose to reinsert themselves into the natural cycles of the world as often as they can. For many of us, hunting is more than just a hobby—it is part of

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The Wisconsin wolf hunt: Huge success or foreboding harbinger?

The Wisconsin wolf hunt: Huge success or foreboding harbinger?

Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf? Not the hunters in Wisconsin, apparently. In the state’s first wolf hunt since 2014, the harvest quota for the entire state was doubled in just three days, with 216 wolves killed despite a planned harvest quota of only 119 animals. This 60-hour blitz on Wisconsin wolves is remarkable

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The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership: Leading the fight for our hunting future

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership: Leading the fight for our hunting future

America’s hunting legacy is as old as the country itself. The immigrants who first arrived on these shores had left behind the agricultural staples they relied upon in the old world, so hunting became one of the sole means of survival. These pioneers forged an American hunting tradition that became part of the bedrock of

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Do you have what it takes to be a conservation officer?

Do you have what it takes to be a conservation officer?

It’s only natural for hunters to wonder what it would be like to get paid to be outdoors, actively working to safeguard the game they enjoy hunting and their habitat. Sounds like a dream job, right? But the life of a conservation officer isn’t all trophy bucks and banded ducks. The job, though rewarding, comes

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10 great hunting and conservation organizations for this season’s charitable giving

10 great hunting and conservation organizations for this season's charitable giving

With the holidays and the end of the calendar year rapidly approaching, many of us seek charities to which to donate, either for altruistic reasons or for the sake of lowering our tax burden. Regardless of your motivation, if you’re an outdoorsman, no doubt you want your charitable contribution to go to a cause dear

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New Bureau of Land Management backcountry conservation areas are the key to our hunting future

New BLM backcountry conservation areas could be the key to our hunting future

Most of us feel lucky to live in a nation that has more than 71 million acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in which to hunt, explore, and pursue adventures. Despite our sentiments, however, much of the country resides in the concrete jungle and doesn’t value the wild places of the world quite

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