Deer hunting continues decline in Wisconsin November 8, 2011

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Deer hunting continues decline in Wisconsin November 8, 2011 Appleton Post

...The state Department of Natural Resources and Legislature have focused several initiatives in recent years on encouraging more people to hunt by introducing mentored hunting programs and changing laws to allow younger hunters.... A University of Wisconsin-Madison study released in February showed that the number of hunters in Wisconsin could drop 34 percent by 2030. Hunting license sales for adults have dropped for several years and the DNR has seen a significant drop in the number of 15- to 19-year-old hunters, ... Hunting in Wisconsin is a $1.4 billion industry

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