THE COUNCIL TO ADVANCE HUNTING AND THE SHOOTING SPORTS OFFERS R3 OPPORTUNITIES By Kristen Black, Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports Participation rates in hunting and target shooting in America are changing, which presents challenges for the future of these activities as well as the current model of conservation in America. Fortunately, one organization, the … Continued
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Similar legislation passed the House of Representatives earlier in the 114th Congress. As a result, today’s vote brings the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s package closer to enactment than ever before.
New research measuring the impact of America’s game bird farms and hunting preserves reveals that the industry contributes nearly $1.7 billion annually to the U.S. economy.
This figure, along with many others that delve deeper into the industry’s social and economic benefits, comes from the study “Economic Impact of the Gamebird Industry,” which was funded by the National Shooting Sports Foundation for the North American Gamebird Association.
Having the opportunity to hunt and access to hunting land are two of the most critical components to the retention of both new and existing hunters.
The 2013 Nov/Dec NAGA News is now available on-line. Explore Technology within the Gamebird Industry. Read articles and view Advertisements in PDF format.