ST. JOHNS, NL. –-(Ammoland.com)- Safe, healthy food is important to everyone.
Every year, some 40 million citizens in the United States and Canada take to the fields, mountains, forests, streams, and lakes, returning with a harvest of wildlife and fish to feed their families and share with friends.
Just how much of this natural, organic food do these two nations provide annually, and how valuable is it to our societies? At this point, no one really knows.
“It’s time we did know,” said Shane Mahoney, founder and CEO of Conservation Visions, Inc., a private conservation organization focused on building broader coalitions in support of biodiversity and the natural world.
“We’ve known for well over a century that conservation of the world’s ecosystems is critical to human well being and that the sustainable use of wild resources brings enormous and unique benefits to human beings everywhere.”
As a result, Conservation Visions Inc. has launched the Wild Harvest Initiative, a multi-year project designed to accurately measure the actual biomass of wild animal protein harvested recreationally in the United States and Canada.
It will also assess the nutritional, cultural, and economic value of this harvest, as …Read the Rest