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Changing Public Perceptions of Hunting Around the World


Hunters in Colorado and Michigan, and the Wildlife Councils in the two states, teamed up with the Nimrod Society to develop successful pro-hunting public relation programs. Compelling messages and arguments on shared values resonated best with nonhunters. This initiative provides a model for hunters throughout the world to successfully encourage a positive view of hunting in public opinion.READ MORE

Challenging Mainstream Stereotypes of Hunting – The ‘Left Coast’ of the United States has many stereotypes, but we can set the hunting one straight.


Misconceptions about hunting – both deserved and undeserved – lead to misunderstandings and stereotypes. Jennifer Wapenski explores a different perspective to the traditional hunting narrative. She shows a logical path toward encouraging outdoor recreationists and sustainable food enthusiasts to investigate new viewpoints thereby reaching an entirely new population of future hunters.  READ MORE

Remarks on the Opening of Squirrel Season in Virginia – A hunter’s awakenings


Stalking squirrels in the woods is the ideal way to introduce the inexperienced to the outdoors and hunting; it’s also an underrated challenge for seasoned hunters. This foundational activity has all the ingredients that make a wise hunter, and a brace of squirrels provide delicious fare for your table.READ MORE