Posted May 19, 2017 1:23 pm by Comments

By Michelle Scheuermann

Conservation Visions
Conservation Visions
Shane Mahoney
Shane Mahoney

Newfoundland, Canada –-( If hunting and angling were to stop tomorrow, what would be the consequences?

The Alberta Professional Outfitters Society, the organization responsible for administering the outfitted-hunting industry in Alberta, has joined a growing coalition of support for the Wild Harvest Initiative, a scientific study to evaluate the economic, ecological and social benefits of recreational wild animal harvests in Canada and the United States.

The Wild Harvest Initiative was designed and is being conducted by Conservation Visions Inc., a Canadian enterprise led by Shane Mahoney, one of North America’s leading biologists and conservationists. It will provide the first comprehensive assessment of recreational wildlife harvest in Canada and the United States and will help focus a wider question facing wildlife management and conservation policy institutions in both countries – if hunting and angling were to stop tomorrow, what would be the consequences?

“The global concern over quality food is a social movement of great relevance to our hunting traditions,” said Mahoney. “The Wild Harvest Initiative is designed to align these ideas and reposition hunting as a first choice for sustainable and healthy living.”

Chad Lenz, President of the Alberta Professional Outfitters Society agrees. …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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