Georgia R3 Initiative
The Georgia Wildlife Federation is working to secure the future of wildlife conservation and our hunting heritage by recruiting, retaining, and reactivating (R3) hunters. The Georgia R3 Initiative is a cooperative effort between Georgia Wildlife Federation, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division, National Wild Turkey Federation, Quality Deer Management Association, and Safari Club International. The goals of this initiative are to 1) to increase participation in hunting and shooting sports as they relate to hunting and 2) to increase societal acceptance and support of hunting and shooting sports. The suggested strategies and actions to accomplish these goals are defined in the Georgia Hunting Action Plan.
When I ask people why they choose to pursue deer each fall, there are always a variety of replies. Some even struggle with the answer because hunting has become so ingrained in their lifestyle. However, a common theme across responses is “for the meat. Read more here.
Georgia Wildlife Federation Partners with National Shooting Sports Foundation to Hire Campus R3 Coordinators
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Charles Evans, firstname.lastname@example.org Covington, GA – Georgia Wildlife Federation (GWF) announces the hiring of Seth Cook and Parker Gerdes. As Campus R3 Coordinators at the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural...read more
QDMA Hunting Heritage Programs Manager Hank Forester and I just wrapped up our third year of Field to Fork in Athens, Ga. and it was one of the best yet. Over the past few year's we have been evaluating and fine-tuning the program to better fit the needs...read more