Georgia R3 Initiative

The GA R3 Initiative is a cooperative effort hosted by GWF and supported by GA DNR Wildlife Resource Division, National Wild Turkey Federation the GA Chapter of Safari Club International and Ducks Unlimited. The Initiative is made up of stakeholders from across the state who have a vested interest in the goals of hunter, angler, shooting sport participant recruitment, retention and reactivation. The State R3 Coordinator, Bre Bashford employed by GWF, guided by national research and a big picture vision, facilitates program innovation, fosters community support structures and acts as a resource for all R3 programs and new outdoor enthusiasts in Georgia.

More details on the 2023 Summit to come.

Initiative Goals

1) To increase participation in hunting, angling and shooting sports

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 2017 Georgia Hunting Action Plan.

Learn to Hunt!

Georgia Wildlife Federation,
Artemis Georgia (Women’s Initiative)

Georgia Wildlife Federation,
Academics Afield (Student Initiative)

Georgia Department of Natural Resources-Wildlife Resources Division
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Calendar of Events
State Land Access
Private Land Access
Federal Land Access
Hunter Resources

National Wild Turkey Federation

Georgia Chapter of Safari Club International

Ducks Unlimited

Other Conservation Organizations

Give them a call and see if they offer what you are looking for!

Georgia State Parks
Backcountry Hunters and Anglers
National Wildlife Federation
National Deer Association
Delta Waterfowl
Pheasants and Quail Forever
National Wild Turkey Federation Georgia Chapter

Want Support? Reach Out!

Bre Bashford
GA R3 Coordinator
GA R3 Initiative

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