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Decline In Hunters Threatens How U.S. Pays For Conservation

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....Nationally, 74 percent of Americans believe the country should "do whatever it takes to protect the environment," according to the Pew Research Center.
But in most cases outside of hunting and fishing, that's not being translated into dollars...

...It's not just the loss of a sport or a revenue source they're trying to stop, but the loss of a tradition and a connection to the natural world,...

..."Who goes and sits in the woods all day except hunters?" Wipperfurth says. "If hunting didn't exist, who'd know that the squirrel population is down, that a windstorm knocked all these trees down - who'd know all of that stuff? Because we're the ones out here seeing all of it."...
Decline In Hunters Threatens How U.S. Pays For Conservation
https://www.npr.org/2018/03/20/59300..._medium=social
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Decline In Hunters Threatens How U.S. Pays For Conservation
https://www.npr.org/2018/03/20/59300..._medium=social
This topic has been under discussion in the General Hunting Forum - "Very interesting article for all hunters" thread for a week or more.

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