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Nat’l –  Hunting – Wildlife Restoration funds changing the face of hunting

CLARION-LEDGER.COM August 10, 2018 – By the early 1900s, Mississippi was experiencing a decline in popular game species such as wild turkeys, deer and wood ducks along with other wildlife. Some has been attributed to over-harvesting of game and some to habitat destruction. The reduction in game was also seen on a national level. The declining game populations were recognized by the sporting arms industry and the result was a program known as the Wildlife Restoration Act, or Pittman-Robertson Act, and it now creates hundreds of millions of dollars for conservation annually.  [full article]

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