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5 Ways Hunters Conserve Wildlife

5 Ways Hunters Conserve Wildlife

  1. Sportsmen contribute nearly $8 million every day, adding more than $2.9 billion every year for wildlife conservation.

  2. Hunters and target shooters have paid $6.8 billion in excise taxes earmarked for wildlife conservation and habitat restoration since the inception of the Pittman-Robertson Act in 1937.

  3. Hunting in America is big business, generating 600,000 jobs in the United States alone.

  4. For more than 80 years, sportsmen have paid more than $13.7 billion for on-the-ground projects in every state, protecting our natural environment and our fish and wildlife.

  5. In the past century, elk, whitetails, turkeys and ducks have gone from thousands in number to millions—all thanks to sportsmen and the wildlife conservation programs they fund.

Hunters’ Dollars in 2016
is where sportsmen’s dollars are going for 2016—totaling $1.1 billion just for this year. Click here to see where your state stacks up in the lineup.

More Stats and Sources

NRA: Hunting Is An American Tradition
NSSF: Key Facts About Hunters and Shooters
Wide Open Spaces: 10 Obvious Facts That Anti-Hunters Just Love To Ignore