THANKFUL FOR A WORLD THAT IS SUSTAINING FOR US

  Most Americans have an idea of what they should be thankful for during Thanksgiving. However, Dr. Shane Mahoney has stated in his 2014 keynote address to Pheasants Forever and Quail Unlimited, “There is not a thing that we have of value, not our capacities as human beings, not our families, not our freedoms, not …

Species Recovery Stories – Thanks to Hunting!

There are two places in the world where conservation has been especially successful – North America and southern Africa.  In both regions, sustainable use hunting plays a vital role in wildlife management. Contrary to what the anti-hunting community portrays, the science behind sustainable use can stimulate population growth while providing the necessary revenue and incentive …

Birds of a Feather: The Turkey Subspecies

In the 1800s, unregulated hunting, deforestation and habitat destruction drove the wild turkey population to fewer than 30,000 birds in North America. Thanks to hunter-led conservation efforts, there are now around 7 million turkeys throughout the US, Canada and Mexico, and they are found in every US state except Alaska. Turkeys are one of the …